Upcoming Events

Ottumwa Has Heart 5K

The Iowa Heart Foundation is holding its 2nd annual Ottumwa Has Heart 5K Run/Walk and is pleased to announce the Ottumwa Legacy Foundation as its presenting sponsor. Funds raised will be utilized to support heart health initiatives in Wapello County. 

Date: Saturday, April 29th at 9am
Where: Starting at the Quincy Place Mall Parking Lot
What: 5K Run/Walk 

Registration Information

Registrations after April 1st are not guaranteed a participant bag or t-shirt. 

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Mike Has Heart Story
A life-threatening heart attack in 2021 changed Mike Craff’s outlook on life and health. Now in 2023, he’s participating in the 5K to inspire others to take care of themselves before it’s too late. Read more of Mike's story, written by Meet Ottumwa! 

2023 Ottumwa Has Heart 5K Sponsors

  • Legacy Foundation - Presenting
  • Ottumwa Regional Health Center - Gold
  • River Hills - Gold 
  • Ottumwa Radio Group - Gold
  • Fareway - Bronze 
  • Indian Hills Community College - Bronze
  • MercyOne Iowa Heart Center - Bronze
  • State Farm Insurance Doug Bauman - Bronze
  • Warehouse Barbecue - Bronze
  • Winger Companies - Bronze
  • Wolfe Eye Clinic - Bronze 
  • Patritto Orthodontics 

Last year $10,000 was raised to support heart health initiatives in Wapello County including the following:

  • Placement of 2 AEDs - Ottumwa CSD
  • Placement of 1 AED - Indian Hills Community College
  • Health Screening Machine and Events - Wapello County Public Health
  • Patient Support Supplies and CPR Mannequins 


Contact info@iowaheartcenterfoundation.org.