Firecracker 5K a great success this year

To the Editor:

The 27th annual First State Bank Firecracker 5K was held July 4. This year we had great weather and a great turn out.

A total of 220 runners/walkers completed the race. The kids fun run was held making the total over 240 participants.

We would like to thank our major contributors: First State Bank, McFarland Clinic Physical Therapy, Hy-Vee, Fareway and Pepsi. Also DJ Trophies, the Webster City Police Department, Webster City RV, Van Diest Medical Center Ambulance Service, The 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,

Race director

Webster City