Joachim Labrecque

Willow, AK

Veteran - (15th place in 2022)

11th Grade - Chugiak High School

16 years old

Joachim Labracque, 16, is an eleventh grader from Willow, Alaska. He only started seriously running dogs last year, and went on to finish red lantern in the 2022 Jr. Iditarod. His favorite parts of running the dogs is the adventure, the dogs, and the Alaskan wilderness. Joachim has lived in Alaska for all of his life. He says he loves God, his family, and his country; and he wants to live an adventurous life of service to all of them. After graduation, Joachim plans to attend the United States Naval Academy and then continue on to serve as an officer in the United States Marine Corps.