Entries by Michelle

Help Ed Raise Awareness of Type 1 Diabetes

Ed and his team are resting in Dawson City and will leave tomorrow at 10:32 am. Michelle and their handler MC are making sure Ed and the pups are pampered and spoiled. During this downtime I wanted to let you know that Ed is running for a very special cause: to help find a cure […]

Media Coverage of Michelle’s Win

Great article about Michelle’s YQ300 win in the Whitehorse Star:http://www.whitehorsestar.com/Sports/michelle-phillips-bests-aliy-zirkle-again-in-yukon-quest-300 Also a good article in the Alaska Newsminer: http://www.newsminer.com/mushing/yukon_quest/extreme-cold-leads-to-king-s-decision-to-scratch-from/article_c5d0a894-b18a-11e4-a225-1be48c551b47.html#.VNrL-PSAzGl.facebook

Michelle Nears Finish Line of YQ300

Michelle is about 23 miles from the finish line at Pelly Crossing and she remains in first place. Her average moving speed is a little over 9 mph so we can expect to see her in Pelly sometime before midnight, hopefully sooner, but it depends on how often she stops to snack her dogs. Michelle’s […]

Michelle & Ed Are Burning Up the Trail

Ed and Michelle are both doing very well. Ed’s average moving speed is 9.2 mph while Michelle has been averaging 10.5. (As I write this, she’s already passed Ed and is about 4 miles ahead of him.) The last reports are that Michelle is solidly in first place in the 300, with Aliy in second, […]