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WELCOME! Please join us for the 13th annual Run in the Sun 5K/2K!! Your generosity helps us meet the greatest needs of our patients and families while making a lasting, positive impact in the lives of people in our community. We are thankful for your continued support of Run in the Sun, all funds raised will go to support our Hospice Serenity House and families we serve in their greatest time of need.

You can help us continue to meet those needs by participating in our 12th Annual Run in the Sun, Saturday, August 3rd, 2024 at the Statesmen Community Stadium in Oskaloosa. We are excited to provide a finish festival complete with awards, snacks, music, and activities, making this a family-friendly event for all ages. We are so excited for this year’s event and we hope to see you there! New this year will be a free Kids Fun Run post 5k/2k race!

Thank you for helping make a significant impact in the lives of patients and their families, our communities and we are so grateful for your help to be able to continue our commitment to provide compassionate care to families who need it the most.


Saturday, August 3rd, 2024
Statesmen Community Stadium, Oskaloosa, IA


Friday, August 2nd, 2024 Early packet pick up drive through! At the Hospice Serenity House 4:00 – 6:00 pm. Drive-through MAP

Saturday, August 3rd, 2024

7 am to 7:55 am Pick up your race packet (race shirt and race bib)
8 am Pre-race ceremony, National Anthem & Honoring our special family
8:30 am 5K Race will start
8:35 am 2K Walk begins
9:30 am Award Ceremony & Post Event Celebration begins! Medals to be awarded to the top male and female 5k finishing times in each of 8 age categories!
Returning this year will be a free Kids Fun Run post 5k/2k race.


Please park south of the stadium following parking signs and enter through the south stadium gates. Please see the parking and route map for detailed course information.


Are you attending with a group of friends, colleagues or fellow church members? Is your family walking in memory of someone special? It’s easy to add that you are part of a team, just click on the “Manage Registration” link from your confirmation email. From there select “Teams” from the top menu to create or join a team.


Run in the Sun will take place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather (e.g., lightning) or other conditions that may affect the safety and health of participants. Race officials reserve the right to delay, postpone or cancel the race. All registrations are nonrefundable. In the event of lightning, the race will be postponed 30 minutes every time lightning is detected within a 10-mile radius of the event. Please note that every time lightning strikes within a 10-mile radius, the 30-minute timing increment will restart.

IMPORTANT reminder for disposable timing chips:
– The race number needs to be worn on the front of the body and must be visible to the eye (not under a jacket).
– Each timing chip is specific to a person. Please do not trade bibs or chips with anyone.
– You are allowed to change distances but must amend your online registration or notify the timing booth 30 minutes prior to race start.

Thank you for registering to attend this great event to support Hospice Serenity House!

The 2024 Mahaska Health Foundation Run in the Sun 5K/2K Walk helps make it possible to provide compassionate care & services to all individuals in need, regardless of insurance coverage or financial situation. Together we can make a difference and help others in their time of need.

Mahaska Health Foundation is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization.