Round Barn 5k 10k & Half Marathon

Saturday, October 14, 2023 Manson, IA

Manson, IA

Prepare for a day of fitness and family fun at our annual Round Barn Races! The event kicks off at the historic Round Barn, offering a range of race options to suit every participant. Choose from the 3K fun run, 5K, 10K, or challenge yourself with the Half Marathon.

Embark on a picturesque journey along our beautiful bike trail, winding through cornfields, meadows, Featherstone State Park, and the scenic views of North Twin Lake. Strollers are welcome on the 3K, 5K, and 10K courses, providing a family-friendly atmosphere. However, the Half Marathon offers a more challenging terrain.

After conquering the course, indulge in refreshments and camaraderie at the Round Barn. Stay for our Pumpkinfest Family Event, included with your $30 race registration. Additional Pumpkinfest passes are available for $5 per person.

Check-in at the Twin Lakes Bible Camp Round Barn, and for those registering on the day of the event, please bring a $40 payment (cash, check, or debit card). The courses vary in type, featuring concrete, pavement, and gravel for the Half Marathon.

Children of all ages are welcome! Register online for participants aged 10 and above, while children 9 and under can join their parents for free.

For inquiries, contact the Twin Lakes Bible Camp Office at (712) 297-7714 or email us at Lace-up your running shoes, embrace the scenic trails, and make it a memorable day of fitness and family festivities!

Race Weather & Climate

Manson is situated in the north-central part of Iowa, serving as a city in Calhoun County. Located approximately 75 miles northwest of Des Moines, Manson is a close-knit community with a rural character and a rich agricultural heritage. As part of north-central Iowa, it provides residents with a peaceful setting while still being within reasonable proximity to larger urban centers for additional amenities and services.

On October 14th in Manson, anticipate an average high temperature of around 61°F and a low of approximately 40°F. Fall is in full swing, providing cool and crisp days with chilly nights. The weather features autumnal conditions, and October typically sees an average rainfall of about 2 inches in Manson.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 9:00 AM CDT.

The course closes at 11:30 AM CDT.


To reserve your spot in the 2024 Round Barn Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

Online registration for this event has closed.

Round Barn Half Marathon Race Website

Round Barn Half Marathon Website

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