6th Annual Live United 5K & YMCA Healthy Kids Day to be held April 26th

Approximately 100 runners took part in the United Way 5K on Saturday.

Approximately 100 runners took part in the United Way 5K on last year.

March 10, 2014– Oskaloosa, IA – The United Way of Mahaska County is holding its 6th Annual Live United 5K & YMCA Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 26th at the Penn Activity Center on the William Penn University campus.

This year’s event is all about promoting health in Mahaska County. We’re partnering with the YMCA to give adults and children a fun and exciting day, all while promoting our healthy living initiatives. Family day events will be held from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm, and include numerous free kid-friendly activities such as crafts, balloon animals, games, bounce houses, community booths, raffle prizes, and more.
To pre-register for the 5K race, go to active.com and search LIVE UNITED or click http://www.active.com/oskaloosa-ia/running/distance-running/live-united-5k-and-ymca-healthy-kids-day-2014?keywords=LIVE+UNITED+5K&adk=na
Pre-registration for the race is $25 and ends April 25th. Race day registration for the 5K Run/Walk begins at 8:00 am. Race day registration is $30.
There will again be free “fun run” races for children in separate age categories. There will also be lots of giveaways for kids.

The United Way of Mahaska County is asking local businesses to participate in the 6th annual event by becoming a sponsor, donating prizes, volunteering, or helping out in any way possible. Contact Lindsey Sheets at 641.673.6043 for more information about sponsorship or to sign up to volunteer.

As always, the United Way is truly grateful for the support from our local business leaders, their employees and families.

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