Alan Eischens, 60, is a life long resident of Alaska, and has a great love for the outdoors. His peace and serenity is while being with his dog team, whether training or running races. Alan and his wife Tanjala, started Double E Kennel in Wasilla in 2011. Alan has a huge heart for children. He and his kennel will be partnering again this year with National Pediatric Cancer Foundation. Whether training or racing, Alan dedicates all his miles to those who are suffering or have gone before us and are with the angel watching over the team and him. In 2016 and 2017, Alan was able to bring all 16 dogs across the finish line in Nome. With this accomplishment, the kennel takes pride in holding this record. Read more here.