Tour de Webster celebrates 25 years

A longstanding bicycle race celebrated its 25th anniversary on Sunday.

The Tour de Webster Bicycle Race and Ride hosted 19 bikers at this weekend’s event. The participants, many of whom came from across Iowa to take part in the race, rode either a long or short course which winded across paved country roads. Division winners who took the long course, about 29 miles, the short course, about 21 miles, and overall winners were honored.

Travis Jass, of Fort Dodge, was the overall men’s division winner for the long course with a time of one hour, 17 minutes and 10 seconds. Kristin Hansen, of Iowa City, was the overall women’s division winner for the long course with a time of one hour, 37 minutes and 28 seconds.

Brent Steinle, of Ankeny, was the overall men’s division winner for the short course with a time of 55 minutes and 45 seconds. Tiffany Steinle, of Ankeny, was the overall women’s division winner for the short course with a time of one hour, nine minutes and 48 seconds.

Chris Hansen, of Iowa City, placed first in the age 30 to 39 men’s division for the long course with a time of one hour, 20 minutes and 18 seconds.

Nick Woolley, of Webster City, placed first in the age 40 to 49 men’s division for the long course with a time of one hour, 43 minutes and 25 seconds.

Sean Myers, of Ames, placed first in the age 50 to 59 men’s division for the long course with a time of one hour, 20 minutes and 36 seconds. Kent Harfst, of Webster City, placed second in the division with a time of one hour, 44 minutes and 28 seconds.

Michelle Oskvig, of Williams, placed first in the age 30 to 39 women’s division for the long course with a time of one hour, 44 minutes and 34 seconds.

Ryan Foley, of Dubuque, placed first in the age 30 to 39 men’s division for the short course with a time of 57 minutes and 20 seconds. Chad Lee, of Fort Dodge, placed second in the division with a time of one hour, three minutes and two seconds.

John Bregar, of Madrid, placed first in the age 50 to 59 men’s division for the short course with a time of 56 minutes and 55 seconds.

Jim Bingman, of Madrid, placed first in the age 60 and over men’s division for the short course with a time of one hour, three minutes and 37 seconds. Ray Kinnetz, of Webster City, placed second in the division with a time of one hour, 13 minutes and 37 seconds. Pat Foley, of Webster City, placed third in the division with a time of one hour, 16 minutes and 42 seconds.

Nancy Keane, of Webster City, placed first in the age 40 to 49 women’s division for the short course with a time of one hour, 48 minutes and 19 seconds.

Janet Greufe, of Blairsburg, placed first in the age 50 to 59 women’s division for the short course, out of town, with a time of one hour, 36 minutes and 14 seconds. Shirley Svenson, of Webster City, placed first in the division for in town with a time of one hour, 38 minutes and six seconds.

Diane Kinnetz, of Webster City, placed first in the age 60 and over women’s division for the short course with a time of one hour, 22 minutes and 20 seconds.