39th Annual Antigo Tater Trot
FOR ANTIGO TIMES
Area runners are gearing up for the 39 th annual 10 kilometer Tater Trot which will take place
Saturday, August 10, 2019 at City Park in Antigo. In addition to the 10k run, individuals of all
ages may also participate in the 1 mile fun run or the 4 mile walk/run. The 1 mile fun run starts
at 8:30 a.m., followed by the 10k run at 9:00 a.m., and 4 mile walk/run at 9:05 a.m. All events
will be electronically timed.
Those interested in participating in any of the Tater Trot events can register online at
www.antigotatertrot.com. Registration costs include a five-pound bag of potatoes and a tee
shirt for the 10 k and 4 mile participants!
Participants and supporters are invited to gather after the races to celebrate. An awards
ceremony with door prize drawings for all participants will follow in the park. Plus, this year,
there will be cash prizes of $100 for the overall 10k male and female top finishers and $50 for
the overall 4 mile male and female top finishers!
All proceeds from the race will benefit Antigo High School cross country/track teams and other
community organizations. Since 1980, the Tater Trot has donated nearly $75,000 to area
organizations involved in track and field events within the community. Additional past
recipients include the Antigo Park, Recreation & Cemetery Department, All Saints Catholic
School, Peace Lutheran School, and the Unified School District of Antigo.
The 39 th Annual Tater Trot is presented by CoVantage Credit Union, and Volm Companies with
help from the following yukon gold and silver sponsors: Antigo Optimists Club, Aspirus Langlade
Hospital, The Shopper, PrintWear, Hyland Lakes, Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers
Association, Insight FS, Subway, Community Health Foundation, Schroeder’s Gifts, Brickner’s of
Antigo, JW Mattek & Sons, City Gas Co., Waukesha Bearings, Parsons of Antigo, Pella Windows
Doors of Wisconsin, and Dewans.