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Alsum Farms & Produce to Host 3rd Annual Tater Trot 5K on September 14th to Benefit FFA Chapters

Friesland, Wisconsin, July 30, 2019 — Alsum Farms & Produce is inviting runners, walkers and all those who support FFA to join us for the 3rd Annual Tater Trot 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Alsum Farms & Produce in Friesland, Wis., to benefit Local FFA Chapters. 
 
“Alsum Farms & Produce is excited to host the 3rd annual Tater Trot 5K to help support local FFA Chapters and provide a unique opportunity to learn about the nutritional and economic benefits of Wisconsin Potatoes,” says Alsum’s Nikki Jedlowski, Logistics Manager and Tater Trot 5K Event Coordinator. “Potatoes are versatile and a good-for-you food that fuels performance for everyday athletes and those seeking an active lifestyle.”
 
Run or walk the scenic rural route nestled within the Amish countryside in Friesland which is the highest point of elevation in Columbia County. Start at Alsum Farms & Produce heading west to Sterk Road and around the potato shed. Come south on Highway EF toward downtown Friesland to Hein Street. Loop around Friesland Park and head back north on Highway EF to the finish line at Alsum. All miles and turns will be marked with water station on route.
 
To register for the event online, visit: https://runsignup.com/Race/WI/Friesland/AlsumFarmsProduceTaterTrot5K. Or print a registration form that can be found at Alsum Farms & Produce website at www.alsum.com and mail with payment to: Alsum Farms & Produce, Attn: Nikki Jedlowski, PO Box 188, Friesland, WI 53935.  Register by Tuesday, September 3 to guarantee a T-shirt.
 
Registration categories include:
• Individuals Ages 12+ ($25)
• Individuals Ages 11 & Under ($15)
• FREE Kids Fun Run 
 
Packet pick up is available on Friday, September 13th from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Alsum Farm & Produce. 
 
On Saturday, September 14, registration opens at 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. The Kids Fun Run race around the potato shed will start at 9:55 a.m. and the 5K starts at 10 a.m. New this year, will be the Cambria-Friesland Chamber of Commerce Member Vendor Market.
 
Additionally, event highlights will include:
• Free Parking
• Free Kids’ Fun Run
• Strollers welcome 
• Alsum Potato samples, fruit and water post-race
• Farm Fresh Produce & Cambria-Friesland Chamber of Commerce Member Vendor Market
• Harvest activity stations for kids 
• Walk through the Wisconsin Spudmobile – a state-of-the-art mobile education vehicle focused on potato and vegetable production takes visitors on a journey from the farmer’s field to the dinner plate
• Photo Op & Meet “Spudly” 
• Top 3 Males & Females awarded in each category 
 
Alsum Farms & Produce is located at N9083 County Hwy EF, Friesland, WI (If using GPS, use Cambria, WI 53923) 
 
For more than four decades, Alsum Farms & Produce has been a leading grower, packer and shipper of locally grown potatoes, onions and provider of fresh, quality produce. 
 
To register for the Alsum Farms & Produce Tater Trot 5K or learn more about Alsum Farms & Produce, its full-line of products or for delicious potato recipes, visit www.alsum.com. Or register online at https://runsignup.com/Race/WI/Friesland/AlsumFarmsProduceTaterTrot5K
 
For more photos from the 2018 Alsum Tater Trot 5K, click here.
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About Alsum Farms & Produce
Alsum Farms & Produce, Inc., is a grower, packer and shipper of potatoes, re-packer of onions and a wholesale distributor of a full line of fresh fruits and vegetables. Headquartered in Friesland, Wisconsin, Alsum Farms is also a member of the eco-friendly Wisconsin potato Healthy Grown® Program.