Record number take part in 5K

To the Editor:

The 26th annual First State Bank Firecracker 5K was on July 4th.

This year we had great weather and turnout. A new record of 276 runners/walkers completed the race. The kids fun run was held making the total over 300 total participants.

We would like to thank major contributors First State Bank, McFarland Clinic Physical Therapy, Hy-Vee, Fareway, and Pepsi. Also, DJ Trophies, Webster City Police Department, Van Diest Medical Center Ambulance Service, Daily Freeman Journal, Rod Hanus, Linda Moenck, and Ted Williams from Sports world. A special thanks goes to the Webster City Cross Country family who volunteer to make this event run smoothly. You can visit to get race results and photos from the race.

Gary Moenck,

Webster City

Race director