McLean County Farm Bureau

Runners Go HogWild for Pre-Fair Race


About 160 runners and walkers participated in the HogWild 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk held July 28 at the McLean County Fairgrounds.

Participants had the chance to preview the fair and enjoyed a post-race meal featuring porkburgers prepared by McLean County Pork Producers.

Drew Toohill finished first in the men’s division and Olivia Hartke earned top honors in the women’s division.

The top three finishers in each age division received a pig trophy. Race timing and results were provided by It’s Race Time, Inc.

All proceeds from the race benefit McLean County Farm Bureau Foundation to support the educational efforts of the McLean County Fair.

Race sponsors and donors included Compeer Financial, Beck’s Hybrids, Hudson Grain Co., Stout Chiropractic, B104, Nash Icon 93.7, WBNQ 101.5, WJEZ 98.9, WJBC Radio, Hair by Bobbi, Peoples State Bank of Colfax, Illinois National Bank, McLean County Pork Producers, Roger Tornow, Prairie Farms Dairy, Meijer, Rader Family Farms and Skyzone.

Congratulations to all of the winners!