Michelle Phillips

51 year old Yukon Quest veteran

My Sponsors:
Alaska RV Discovery Tours, Raising Good/Avery/Brohman, Dog Sponsors

Nationality: Canadian
Current Residence: 10 Mile, YT
Occupation(s): Musher
Kennel Name: Tagish Lake Kennel
Name Origination: We live near Tagish Lake.
Kennel Bloodlines: Our own
Breeds: Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel: 60


Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
21

Tell us about your dogs?
Our dogs rock! All are family, check our Facebook page for more details!

How did you get started running dogs?
I met Ed!

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
The tranquillity, working with elite athletes and travelling through the wilderness.

Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
Mush with P.R.I.D.E

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
To see the trail and do my best.

What music do you listen to on the trail?
All kinds!

How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
From many different themes.

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2019 - Yukon Quest - 4th, 2018 - Iditarod - 18th, 2017 - Iditarod - 13th, 2017 - YQ300 - 1st, 2015 - YQ300 - 1st

Past Yukon Quest Race Results

Year Position Time
2019 4 9 d, 4 h, 20 m
2009 5 10d 09h 41m
2008 4 11d 10h 21m
2007 6 11d 01h 47m
2006 8 11d 09h 10m
2004 8 12d 03h 46m