Comments from race participants

"My first time to the Newman 5k. I consider it the best event in central illinois. well organized and ran. great shirts, finishers medals, and awards.  the best after run food anywhere i've been.  shuttle service was great. . very cool to watch the bike racers. nice addition. I'll see you again for sure"

"Again, great job and thanks for making it a great race every year!"


"I think the race went very well. Everything was well organized and I enjoy watching the bikes come in after the 5K. I am looking forward to doing it again next year!"

"I have no complaints.  Great food/drink selection after race and adding the National Anthem in the beginning was a great touch.   Look forward to next years race"

 "Thank you for holding such a wonderful event! It was my first-ever biathlon, and a great introduction to that kind of race."

"I had a great time at the race!!!!  I dont have any suggestions on how to improve it.  I just wanted to offer a big thanks everyone involved and look forward to coming back." 

"My friend and I both enjoyed the race, the food, and the festival immensely.  It was one of the most well run events we have attended."
"My boyfriend  had done the Biathlon and myself did the 5K race. We both had a great time. 
I think the committee did a wonderful job with this race.  I was very impressed on how well organized it was and the snacks and food afterwards was awesome... 
I think you did a fine job Newman.  We will definately be back next year. 
We have been to other smaller races and it was not as organized as yours, keep up the good work !"
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