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Fun Run Participants
The Annual 5K Wheat Streak had the largest participation ever as the town celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the Okawville Fair and Wheat Festival.
A total of 139 ran in the 5K and 35 in the Kids Fun Run that benefits the Okawville High Track and Cross Country teams.
The Wheat Streak was held in memory of Max Aubel, a former Okawville High track member, who died this year of cancer. His parents, Bryan and Patty Aubel walked in the 5K.
John Simmons, a 2023 Okawville High graduate who has cancer, was the honorary race starter…
Read the list of winners and their times in the September 20 issue.