5K & Healthy Kids Day


Click HERE for the 5k's race results.


 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, inflatables, community booths, face painting, raffle prizes, and more. 

To pre-register for the 5K race, go to active.com and search LIVE UNITED or click HERE.

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 other giveaways for kids.

The United Way of Mahaska County is still looking for volunteers to help support this fun event!  You can register to volunteer by contacting Lindsey Sheets at 641.673.6043.

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


Thank you to all our sponsors for their generous donations:

Musco Lighting


Clow Valve Company

Mahaska Health Partnership

Brown's Shoe Fit

Mahaska Drug

Bank Iowa

Community First Credit Union



Mahaska Bottling

Work Systems Rehab & Firness

Smokey Row

Unique Salon

William Penn University