Frequently Asked Questions

Who was Russ Neufeld?

Read more about Russ Neufeld

Where do the proceeds of the race go?

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Russ Neufeld Memorial Scholarship Fund at Hesston College.

Who benefits from the Russ Neufeld Scholarship at hesston College?

The Russ Neufeld Memorial Scholarship will be designated for a student with high financial need who might not attend Hesston College without this scholarship.

Why Hesston College?

Russ was a 1997 Hesston College graduate and, at the time of  his death, served as the College's Director of Information Technology.

Why the 9-ball and 9k theme?

Russ went by "Neuf" (short for Neufeld), which happens to be "nine" in French. Fitting for a French Canadian, he even installed a 9-ball and the shifter handle on his latest car.

Do I need to be some Sweet Ol' Runner to do this event?

Yes, Russ loved sweet ol' people!

When and where are packet pick-up?

The shelter at Cottonwood Park located on the corner of 24th Street and K-15 in North Newton, Kansas, just south of Mojo’s Coffee Bar (2500 N. Main Street, North Newton, Kansas) from 4:30-6:00 PM on Friday, January 8, 2021.


When does registration close?

Online registration closes on Saturday, 1/9 at 11:59pm.

The Neuf has been developed by friends and family of Russ Neufeld to honor his memory.

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