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Ryan Redington

Ryan Redington

Wasilla, AK

Ryan Redington, born into the Redington family and growing up, was pretty doggy. My Grandpa, Joe Redington, started the Iditarod. It’s pretty awesome carrying on the tradition of racing and seeing my own kids race in the Beargrease Cub Run as well. My Dad, Raymie, got inducted into the mushers hall of fame as well as my Grandpa Joe and my Uncle Joe. My Grandpa Joe raced the Beargrease years ago. Last year, we had an awesome race in the Beargrease. My goal is to be competitive and use this race as a training run for my team for the Iditarod. Thanks to all the fans and all the volunteers that help put on the Beargrease.

What other races have you completed to qualify for the marathon?

Two-time marathon champion

How many lead dogs in your team?

There are four: Henry, Ghost, Erhart, and Splint.

Who are your dog handlers?

Meghan Morrow, Cody Morrow

What is your age as of Jan 25, 2020?

37

Kennel name

Redington Mushing

How can people find you on social media?

Redington Mushing on Facebook

Rig size

Trailer 30 feet

Who are your sponsors?

Redpaw Dog Food, AFS, Tammy and Bruce Caison, Sue and Dave McCarville, Juliet and Geoff Walter’s, Ryan Air, dogbooties.com

What inspired you to start running sled dogs and how old were you when you started?

I was born into it.