Mckena Hanson

Anchorage, AK


9th Grade - West Anchorage High School

14 years old

Mckena Hanson, 14, is a ninth grader from Anchorage, Alaska. While this is her first year on the runners, her family has been mushing for five generations and there is a total of fourteen Jr. Iditarod finishes amongst them. Her first race was the 2023 Knik 100, where she finished 13th overall and 3rd out of the junior participants. In addition to mushing, Mckena is an avid hockey player. She plans to go to college when she is done with high school but is unsure of what degree she will pursue.


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