NEWELL— On Saturday, November 4th, the Newell High School football field and track were the site of the first annual Halloween 5K event, hosted by the Newell Community Club. With wonderful weather and a large turnout, the event proved to be a huge success!
The night kicked off at 5:30 pm with a kids’ costume run. The little ones, dressed in their spookiest and most creative costumes, enjoyed running around the football field and showing off their outfits to the crowd. The youngsters had so much fun that they even did a second performance of their run, bringing smiles to everyone present. At 6 pm, people of all ages lined up for the main 5K race. The Halloween 5K not only provided a fun experience for all involved, but also served as an opportunity to give back to the community.
Proceeds from entry fees and t-shirts will go towards the Newell Community Club, whose efforts in improving the local area and supporting various community initiatives are always appreciated. “We’re always seeking opportunities of fun for the community,” said Cheyenne Winkler, one of the event’s main organizers. “We’re trying something new this year with the 5K, and we hope the commity enjoys it.”