District 206 Elementary Fun Run has ‘unbelievable’ turnout
District 206’s annual Elementary Fun Run had an unbelievable turnout this year, according to Travis Hochhalter of District 206. A total of 295 5th and 6th graders ran hard, comprising one of District 206’s largest runs.
The runners included students from Voyager (VES), Woodland (WES), St. Mary’s (SMS), Miltona (MES), Carlos (CES), Garfield (GES) and Zion.
The event is about one mile in length and is free to all students who wish to participate. Boys and girls who finished sixth through 15th in their divisions received pins.
Second through fifth place finishers received medals, and each grade level winner received a trophy. All pre-registered runners that finished received finisher T-shirts, courtesy of sponsoring businesses.All participants’ names were put into a random drawing for a bike. The winners were Georgia Reemts from Shutter’s class at Lincoln and Tanner Goeke from Melrose’s class at Voyager.Following are the top 15 runners in each division, listed by name, followed by school and finish time:5TH GRADE BOYSJoe Westlund, VES, 6:33Logan Croonquist, VES, 6:37Erik Knight, LES, 6:45Tate Runge, VES, 6:46Logan Leimkuhl, VES, 6:47Jacob Partington, VES, 7:01Lewis Lindner, LES, 7:02Tyler Zimmerman, WES, 7:03Wyatt Windhorst, LES, 7:05Jacob Kleven, WES, 7:07Lucas Harstad, WES, 7:09Cole Walters, VES, 7:14Devan Swerman, WES, 7:21Elijah Holthaus, LES, 7:24Kade Woods, WES, 7:25