The fifth annual K-Runk Memorial Race will be held Friday night, July 23, at Eagle Valley Speedway in Jim Falls. The race is held in memory of Kyle Runkle, who was well-known in the Chetek area.

Each year, the memorial race commemorates Runkle’s love of racing his Midwest Modified race car after he unexpectedly passed away in November of 2016 at the age of 22. It is a fun-filled family-friendly night of racing, along with giveaways, drawings and raffles.

All proceeds go to funding the upcoming yearly races, payouts and trophies. If interested in supporting, donating items or purchasing a K-Runk Memorial T-shirt for this year’s race, contact Jerry Knutson at 715-859-6332.

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