The 3rd Annual 4th of July Big Wheel Races were held in Elmwood Park at 4 p.m. About 30 kids participated in the event.
Results: 3 and 4 year old: 1st place- Katelyn Koopman; 2nd place- Kooper Larsen; 3rd place- Chad Gutknecht.
5 year old: 1st place- Karson VanHeiden; 2nd place- Ella Wagner; 3rd place- Brayden Utter.
3/4 year olds: Katelyn Koopman, Kooper Larsen and Chad Gutknecht.
6 year old: 1st place- Dreyson Morgan; 2nd place- Matthew Luiken; 3rd place- Brynn Shroyer.
7 and 8 year old: 1st place-Braelynn Morgan; 2nd place- Lydia Stuber; 3rd place- Jace Aneweer.
Many volunteers helped at the race at the starting line and the finish line: Allen Hansen, Tyler Morgan, Andrew Widdel and Cheyenne Carpenter, helped building and storing the big wheels every year and making this event possible.
Two big wheels were donated to give away at the end of the races, one from Morris Inn Steakhouse and another from Reinbeck Pharmacy. The two lucky winners were Brynn Shroyer and Jordan Sanderson.