Wednesday, October 22, 2014


Nick Moore of South Haven, Michigan hoists a heavy keg on to a platform at the top of a hill as he competes in the Strongman Competition at the Farmstead at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Brock Yost, left, and Kiel Hunter race up a hill carrying kegs during the Strongman Competition at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Brock Yost, right, and Kiel Hunter race up a hill carrying kegs during the Strongman Competition at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Andrew Hagar of Millersburg concentrates during the tractor pull as he competes in the Strongman Competition at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Madison Stewart nears the top of the hill carrying a keg during the Strongman Competition at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

A race worker sweeps the track before the next competitor starts a heat of the tractor pull at the Strongman Competition at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Competitors race up a hill to the Farmstead barn during a heat of the keg race at the Strongman Competition at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Wesley Fluke races back to the start line to pick up the second keg during the keg race at the Strongman Competition at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Troy Campanello prepares to hoist a heavy keg onto a stand after carrying it uphill as he competes in the Strongman Competition at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Joseph Schultz, left, and Robert Lafollette start a heat of the Keg Race in the Strongman Competition at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. Schultz was an odd number competitor so Lafollette stepped in so Schultz wouldn't have to run a heat alone. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Joseph Schultz carries a keg up a hill during the Strongman Competition at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Several horses take the final turn during the 2 Year old Filly Trot, 1st Division during harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Whatintheworld driven by Don Eash, right, leads Earlslastlove driven by Mike Peterson, left, during the 2 Year old Filly Trot, 1st Division during harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Earlslastlove went on to win the race. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

LindÕs Stormont (3) driven by Phil Peden races on the grandstand track during the 2 Year old Filly Trot, 1st Division during harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Earlslastlove driven by Mike Peterson (6) races down the straight away during the 2 Year old Filly Trot, 1st Division at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Earlslastlove went on to win the race. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Starlit Dance driven by Frank OÕMara leads Student Nurse driven by Charles Taylor in the 2 year old Filly Trot, 2nd Division during harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. The announcer stated that OÕMara is still competing at 81 years old. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Jackson Temple, 7, screams as horses racing in the 2 year old Colt Trot 2nd Division race past the grandstand during harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. (Jennifer Shephard / Jennifer Shephard)

The gate rolls toward the starting line in front of the grandstand as racers fall in line behind the gate at the start of the harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Eleven races were on the schedule for Saturday. Racing will continue early next week. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Starlit Dance driven by Frank OÕMara leads the field in the 2 year old Filly Trot, 2nd Division during harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. The announcer stated that OÕMara is still competing at 81 years old. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Liberty Beach driven by Frank OÕMara leads Dojea Sunbreeze driven by Matt Rheinheimer and Bon Primetime driven by Michael Myers in the 2 year old Filly Trot, 3rd Division during harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Dojea Sunbreeze went on to win the race. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Liberty Beach driven by Frank OÕMara leads Dojea Sunbreeze driven by Matt Rheinheimer and Bon Primetime driven by Michael Myers in the 2 year old Filly Trot, 3rd Division during harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Dojea Sunbreeze went on to win the race. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Liberty Beach driven by Frank OÕMara leads Dojea Sunbreeze driven by Matt Rheinheimer in the 2 year old Filly Trot, 3rd Division during harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Dojea Sunbreeze went on to win the race. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Dojea Sunbreeze driven by Matt Rheinheimer races to the finish line in first place in the 2 year old Filly Trot, 3rd Division during harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Sleke Zeke driven by Scott Galloway (4) leads V-KeyÕs Go Joas driven by Mike Peterson in the 2 year old Colt Trot, 1st Division during harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

J-S Midnitespecial driven by Alex Udell runs away with the win in the 2 year old Colt Trot, 1st Division during harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Don Eash drives ER Stanley (7) in the 2 year old Colt Trot, 1st Division during harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Robert Wyman drives Jesmach Chester (1) in the 2 year old Colt Trot, 1st Division during harness racing at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Tim Fair starts the Strongman Competition with the tractor pull at the Farmstead at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Lore McSpadden of New Paris goes all out as she competes in the tractor pull at the Farmstead at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

David Miller tugs on the rope as he competes in the tractor pull at the Farmstead at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

A long line of cars file into the parking lots on the north side of the grandstand at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Amanda Buck competes barefooted as she carries a keg up to the top of a hill during the Strongman Competition at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Amanda Buck competes barefooted as she carries a keg up to the top of a hill during the Strongman Competition at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard/The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)

Andrew Smith of New Paris starts the tractor pull as he competes in the Strongman Competition at the Farmstead at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair Saturday, July 19, 2014. Competitors compete at pulling a tractor, throwing heavy logs, carrying kegs up a steep hill as well as an obstacle course. (Jennifer Shephard /The Elkhart Truth) (Buy this photo)
Elkhart County 4-H Fair continues with harness racing and strongman competition
Posted on July 19, 2014 at 5:07 p.m.

View a gallery from Saturday morning activities at the fair, including competitors in the Strongman Competition and Harness Racing at the grandstand.