April 8, 2019

Recap of Bruce Johnson Memorial Farm to Farm 5/10 K

Bruce Johnson Memorial 5K/10K Race huge success!

On Saturday, April 8, at Kent Farms in Winslow over 170 runners and walkers participated in the annual “Farm To Farm 5K/10K Race” which had been renamed to the “Bruce Johnson Memorial Farm To Farm 5K/10K Race” to honor former Farm Bureau Manager Bruce Johnson. This event is hosted each April by the Stephenson County Farm Bureau Young Leader Committee to raise money for the Conservation and Agriculture Partners Foundation which funds the Agriculture in the Classroom Program in Stephenson County. This year had the biggest turn out yet with 25 runners participating in the 10K Run and 148 runners/walkers participating in the 5K Race. Top finishers for the 5K included Jared Liles with a time of 19 minutes and 14 seconds and Jenna Tully with a time of 25 minutes and 7 seconds. Top finishes for the 10K were Tim Watson with a time of 46 minutes and 14 seconds and Amy Baker 43 minutes and 55 seconds.  In addition to the race, those in attendance were able to visit the petting zoo and corn interaction station, while enjoying delicious ag related treats provided by sponsors including cheese, beef sticks, chocolate milk and pork sausage. A big thank you goes out to the many sponsors of this event which included Pearl City Elevator, State Bank Freeport, Adkins Energy, Mahon Pioneer Seeds

Stephenson County Pork Producers, B & R Grain Handling, Stephenson Service Company, Citizen’ State Bank, Furst-McNess Company, Plager, Krug, Bauer & Rudolph, Ltd., FHN, Nutrien AG Solutions, Ag Tech, Elliott & Trainor P.C. Attorneys at Law, Brewster Cheese, Eastland Feed & Grain, Community Bank, Wanek Trucking, Compeer Financial, Dennis & Brynn Groezinger, KJ Ag Services, LLC, Total Seed Solutions, LLC, Keltner Farms, Spahn & Rose, Firehouse Seed and Service, Lena Vet Clinic, Schultz Bro Trucking, Mau Farms, Pearl Valley Farm, Stepehnson County Beef Association, Lena Brewing, Farm First Dairy Coop, Holland and Sons, Farm and Fleet, Kent Farms, Mahon Farms and High Plains Pork. To view photos from this event please visit our Stephenson County Farm Bureau Facebook page.


Additional race results:

10K age group results for top males

30-39: Adam Moderow- 49:53

40-49: Mark Jeschke- 47:07

50-59: Jeff Gehlsen- 47:39

60-69: Paul Rampenthal- 47:33


10K age group results for top females

20-29: Olivia Lloyd-46:32

30-39: Josie Orr-55:21

40-49: Amanda Jacobs-51:22

50-59: Heid Eaton- 4:04:18

60-69: Kim Rampenthal- 1:13:50-

5K age results for top males

13 & under: Owen Trone- 22:34

14-19: RAfe Groezinger- 23:23

20-29: Corbin Birkbeck-25:37

30-39: Curtis Brown-27:05

40-49: Doug Roberts- 24:48

50-59: Doug Arndt-24:21

60-69: Pete Brown-24:17

70 & over: Tyger Johnson-25:56


5K age results for top females

13 & under: Lynnea Groezinger- 26:14

14-19: Ashley Lamm- 25:52

20-29: Alex Dash- 27:48

30-39: Tammy Duncan- 25:59

40-49: Terri Groezinger- 27:28

50-59:  Jane Steffes- 26:42

60-69: Tina Buvid-26:22

70 & over: Merri Hughes -1:03:35


For a full list of both 5 K and 10 K winners; visit this link: http://www.j3timing.com/race-results.html

Here are a few pictures of the day.  For many more pictures visit our Facebook page.

Bruce's Family

And the race begins

Off and up the first hill

Crew that cooked sausage on a stick

Kid's fun run #1 group

Kid's Fun Run #2

Gold Sponsors

Female and Male top 5 K

Female and Male top 10 K

Kids fun run winners

All age bracket winners for 5K

All age bracket winners for 10K

Andrea Johnson

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