On Saturday, December 5, the New Haven High School’s National Honor Society held the second annual Jingle Jog 5K Run/Walk to benefit the New Haven Track Project.
This year’s race brought out 86 jingle runners! Senior Lauren Bergner stated that she believes that the run had a great outcome, and many people looked like they were enjoying themselves and having a lot of fun.
This year’s gold sponsors were Branson Construction and Thrivent Financial, the silver sponsors were Peoples Savings Bank, Citizens Bank, Bank of Franklin County, RoadID, and LeRoy Strubberg and Association, and the bronze sponsors were New Haven Family Chiropractic, New Haven Veterinary Clinic, New Haven Lumber, and Pratt's Pharmacy. RE/MAX Today and Save A Lot donated bottled water, and Astral Glass donated tumblers for the top runners.
The men’s top finisher was NHHS senior Keven McDowell and the women's top finisher was Ruth Rethemeyer.
The top finishers for the 9 and under girls were Lexi Yochim, Megan Hoerstkamp, and Bailey Fleer and the boys were Dane Oelrichs and Reid Lueckenhoff.
The top finishers for the 10-13 girls were Emma McIntyre, Madison Langenberg, and Caroline Otten and the boys were Matthew Otten, Charlie Roth, and Andrew Rethemeyer.
The top finishers for the 14-19 girls were Kate Weiser, Kim Hoffmann, and Natalie Hoerstkamp and the boys were Tim Madden, Jonathan Stone, and Jay Eichelberger.
The top finishers for the 20-29 women were Sarah Bloch, Lauren Scheidegger, and Erin Grannemann and the men were Sam Sanders.
The top finishers for the 30-39 women were Katie Kolks, Karen Scheer, and Gretchen Homeyer and the men were Brian Tooley and Jason Mauntel.
The top finishers for the 40-49 women were Sandra Langenberg, Carrie Faris, and Kerri Kime-Ford and then men were Mike Hagedorn, John Tucker, and David Shockley.
The top finishers for the 50-59 women were Eileen Roth, Carol Brandt, and Jody Maune and the men were Joe Nogalski.
The top finishers for the 60 and over women were Carol Kuhlmann, Brenda Sieve, and Ann Schwartzkoff.
Senior Clare Roth said “We raised more money for the track then last year, and the weather was amazing!”
Thank you to all the participants and sponsors for participating and helping keep New Haven on Track!
See you next year!