June 21, 2018

Musher Details

2008 Iditarod » Mushers » Jason Mackey

Jason Mackey

Bib Number: 36
Hometown: Nenana, Alaska
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Biography

Jason Mackey, 46, was born in Alaska and raised in the Mat Valley and at Coldfoot. He says he’s been mushing “since I was big enough to hold onto the sled.” His mushing career began when he started running junior races back in 1983. After four Jr. Iditarod’s and four Jr. World Championships, he went into distance mushing. The first Iditarod he remembers was the 1978 Race. “Dad won in 1978.” Jason says, “I grew up with sled dogs. It’s what I know and what I love!” Jason has been a heavy equipment operator for the last 12 years and is currently a superintendent at the Toghothele Native Corporation in Nenana. Jason is married to Lisa and they are the parents of Patrick and Jason. Jason has been a heavy equipment operator for the last twelve years. He says he enjoys kayaking, berry picking and spending time with his family.


2008 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/01 11:17:00 12
Willow 3/02 15:08:00 16
Yentna 3/02 19:06:00 16 3/02 19:11:00 16 0h 5m 3h 58m 10.59 42
Skwentna 3/03 02:34:00 16 3/03 02:39:00 16 0h 5m 7h 23m 4.60 34
Finger Lake 3/03 08:24:00 16 3/03 08:27:00 16 0h 3m 5h 45m 7.83 45
Rainy Pass 3/03 18:31:00 16 3/03 18:41:00 16 0h 10m 10h 4m 2.98 30
Rohn 3/04 04:59:00 16 3/04 05:07:00 16 0h 8m 10h 18m 4.66 48
Nikolai 3/04 23:41:00 16 3/05 09:35:00 16 9h 54m 18h 34m 4.04 75
McGrath 3/05 16:05:00 16 3/05 23:34:00 16 7h 29m 6h 30m 8.31 54
Takotna 3/06 02:03:00 16 3/06 02:11:00 16 0h 8m 2h 29m 7.25 18
Ophir 3/06 05:10:00 16 3/06 05:17:00 16 0h 7m 2h 59m 8.38 25
Cripple 3/06 23:36:00 16 3/08 01:45:00 16 26h 9m 18h 19m 3.22 ✔ 59
Ruby 3/08 11:51:00 16 3/08 21:34:00 15 9h 43m 10h 6m 11.09 ✔ ✔ 112
Galena 3/09 05:05:00 15 3/09 14:00:00 14 8h 55m 6h 31m 7.98 ✔ ✔ 52
Nulato 3/09 20:06:00 14 3/10 05:32:00 14 9h 26m 6h 6m 8.52 ✔ ✔ 52
Kaltag 3/10 09:47:00 14 3/10 09:59:00 14 0h 12m 4h 15m 9.88 ✔ ✔ 42
Unalakleet 3/11 03:09:00 14 3/11 11:22:00 13 8h 13m 17h 10m 5.24 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/11 16:35:00 13 3/11 23:34:00 13 6h 59m 5h 13m 8.05 ✔ ✔ 42
Koyuk 3/12 05:24:00 13 3/12 14:45:00 13 9h 21m 5h 50m 8.23 ✔ ✔ 48
Elim 3/12 20:12:00 13 3/12 20:21:00 12 0h 9m 5h 27m 8.81 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/13 02:13:00 12 3/13 10:16:00 12 8h 3m 5h 52m 7.84 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/13 15:54:00 12 3/13 15:59:00 11 0h 5m 5h 38m 9.76 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/13 18:44:27 11 2h 45m 8.00 ✔ ✔ 22