February 24, 2018

Musher Details

2015 Iditarod » Mushers » Jan Steves

Jan Steves

Bib Number: 45
Hometown: Willow, Alaska
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Biography

Jan Steves, 60, was born and raised in Edmonds, Washington. In 2009, she moved to Alaska to run dogs and train for the Iditarod. A 1974 graduate of Edmonds High School, she attended the University of Washington. She is currently employed in musher property management. She began mushing in 2008 and says she became interested in the Iditarod “when I first spent time with sled dogs in 2007.” “I had a dream,” she says. Jan is the mother of three adult children, Nicole, Tyler, and Kelsey. She is a member of Willow Dog Mushers and Everett Mountaineers. She lists her hobbies as hiking, boating, fishing and skiing.

Sponsors

Rick Steves' Europe
Woolx
Clatsop Paddle Company, OR


2015 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/07 11:34:00 12
Fairbanks 3/09 11:26:00 16
Nenana 3/09 17:47:00 16 3/09 17:53:00 16 0h 6m 6h 21m 9.45 60
Manley Hot Springs 3/10 17:53:00 16 3/11 03:15:00 16 9h 22m 24h 0m 3.75 90
Tanana 3/11 14:34:00 16 3/11 21:35:00 15 7h 1m 11h 19m 5.83 66
Ruby 3/13 16:58:00 15 3/14 03:45:00 15 10h 47m 43h 23m 2.74 ✔ Scratched 119
Galena 3/14 14:05:00 15 3/15 15:57:00 14 25h 52m 10h 20m 4.84 ✔ ✔ 50
Huslia 3/16 19:35:00 14 3/17 04:45:00 13 9h 10m 27h 38m 2.97 ✔ ✔ Scratched 82