Lincolnway 5K

Join us on 08/26/2024

(race date estimated)

Lincolnway 5K Race Description


Welcome to the 2nd Annual Cal-Wheat Fun Days! This will be the first event for the day! Saturday August 26th in Calamus!
Lincolnway 5K, 1-Mile and Kids 1/4 Mile Fun Run ~ Out and back! Fast and flat! This is for runners, joggers and walkers!
Last Day to register with a t-shirt is Wednesday, August 16th.
Last Day to register online is Wednesday August 23rd.
6:45 AM ~ Packet Pick-up and Race Day Registration begins. 
8:15 AM ~ Race Day Registration ends
8:15 AM ~ Kids 12 and under 1/4 miles run AND ~100 Meter Dash at elementary soccer field.
8:30 AM ~ 5K and 1 Mile starts at the same time. Starts and Finishes at the Calamus City Park. Fast, out and back route to the east of town on the old Lincolnway Highway. 
9:45 AM ~ Awards Ceremony

Automatic chipped timed system with immediate results sent to cell phone. 
Vehicle parking is at the city park, school parking lot, and surrounding streets.
All proceeds will go towards developing matching funds for a grant for our "Lincolnway Trail", which will be a multi-use trail that connects Calamus and Wheatland Communities by utilizing a section of the Historic Lincoln Highway.

The Lincolnway Run is the kick-off to many more events in the community for the weekend.
Friday, August 25th  ~ Calamus

7 PM - 12 AM ~ Buck's Corner Street Dance & Entertainment


Saturday, August 26th  ~ Calamus

8:15 AM ~ Kids Run

8:30 AM ~ 5K and 1-Mile Run


Saturday, August 26th  ~ Wheatland

10:30 AM ~ Line-up for 11 AM Parade

11 AM ~ Parade in Wheatland

12 PM -  4 PM ~ Auto Club Cruise-In

12 PM - 3 PM  ~ Kids games, bounce house, food vendors, petting zoo, basket raffle, pie contest

12 PM - 1:30 PM ~ Kids Pedal Tractor Pull

12 PM - 1 PM ~ Fire Dept Water Fight

6 PM ~ Cornhole Tournament @ Wheatland Downtown

7 PM - 12 AM ~ Wheatland Downtown Street Dance


Sunday, August 28th ~ Calamus @ CALCO

10 AM ~ Church in the Calamus City Park

10:30AM - 1PM Fireman’s Deep-Pit Beef Dinner (Lunch)

1PM - 3 PM ~ CW Annual Alumni Baseball Game in Calamus


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    Lincolnway 5K Where & When

  • Location: Calamus, IA 52729
  • Race Date: 2023/08/26 08:00:00 AM (Saturday)
  • Categories:
    • 5K Run
    • 5K Run (no shirt)
    • Kids' Run
    • Kids' Run (no shirt)
    • Virtual 5K / Donation to the event
    • 1 Mile Race
    • 1 Mile race (no shirt)

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Calamus, IA Weather

Lincolnway 5K weather history
  • Based on a 5 year average and a race date of August 26th, Calamus, IA can expect temperatures between 59℉ and 76℉ with humidity around 79% and precipitation of 0.04".
    Last year the weather condition was Overcast.
  • Calamus, IA current weather
  • Clear 65.6℉ Clear

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