After years of debate over moving the county seat to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, it was put to a vote in 1919.
The vote was 9,960 in favor of moving the seat and 4,823 not in favor. Berchman's Seminary, established in 1905 by the Sisters of Mercy as a boarding school for small boys.
In a less competitive event there is the 5K Fun walk.
The race uses "chip time technology" allowing every participant to know their exact time to complete the race.
Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.