Saturday, March 23, 2024 • Oskaloosa, IA
Ready to chase rainbows and hunt for your very own pot of gold? You can do just that during the A Pot of Gold Shared Half Marathon on March 23 in Oskaloosa.
This whimsical race promises to be an exhilarating experience filled with leprechaun sightings, four-leaf clovers, and a delightful dash of lucky charm.
The half marathon is set to take place on the Mahaska County Recreation Trail, with a portion of the race being run on the streets. The course is challenging, but the beautiful scenery more than makes up for it. Runners will follow the path down and around the city of Oskaloosa, encountering hilly terrains and picturesque landscapes. This scenic route is a runner’s dream come true, offering a diverse range of terrains to keep them engaged from start to finish.
Participants will be treated to a top-notch racing experience, with the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Reserves hosting the event. Proceeds from the event go towards a scholarship for both a male and female runner, with the rest of the funds supporting reserve funding projects for Mahaska County.
This race is perfect for runners of all experience levels, from beginners to seasoned professionals. Whether you’re looking for a challenging race or a lighthearted experience, the A Pot of Gold Shared Half Marathon is sure to be an unforgettable one.
Race Weather & Climate
On March 23rd in Oskaloosa, Iowa, the average high temperature typically ranges from 51 to 55 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average low temperature falls between 31 and 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Oskaloosa experiences an average annual snowfall of around 22 inches due to its cooler early spring climate. Located in south-central Iowa, Oskaloosa is a friendly community known for its historic downtown area and local events, making it a pleasant place to visit during this time of year.
A Pot of Gold Shared Half Marathon Course Map
See the race route map for the A Pot of Gold Shared Half Marathon course map here.
The half marathon start time is 8:00 AM CDT.
The course closes at 12:00 PM CDT.
To reserve your spot in the 2024 A Pot of Gold Shared Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.
- There is a $50.00 fee for the half marathon.
- There is a $45.00 fee for the 5k.