The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the return of the University of Okoboji Homecoming Races. The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce will be organizing the 2022 event scheduled for Saturday, July 16th.
“The University of Okoboji homecoming races are personal to so many people. Everyone involved has their own special memories of how things started and what makes the event so special. Bob Rose and Herman Richter along with countless other race directors and race support staff could tell you stories for days. Like the Okoboji area itself, University of Okoboji Homecoming Races are an equal parts mix of beautiful scenery and wonderful people. The future of the event could not be brighter with the recent announcement that the Chamber would be taking a leading role in securing a future for the events. We hope runners always feel at home in our community as this event keeps getting better,” said Mark Richter.
The University of Okoboji Homecoming Races have been a summer tradition since 1978. The event will return with an array of races including: Triathlon, Team-Triathlon, Half-Marathon, 10K, and 5K. Registration is open online at okobojichamber.com for competitors from near and far.
Mark your calendars for the University of Okoboji Homecoming Races on Saturday, July 16th. Registration is now open at okobojichamber.com. Route maps and more details on this year’s event will be released in the coming weeks. For questions and more information, contact the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce at 712-332-2107.