Klompen Classic 5K

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in Pella, IA

The Klompen Classic 5K is so much more than a fun stroll around town.  Because of this event, Crossroads is able to provide help and encouragement for anyone walking through our doors.  This race enables us to do great things and affect the lives of many.  Please register today and CROSS THE FINISH LINE TO HELP OTHERS!


Monday, April 29 from 4:30-6:30 pm at the Pella Community Center 712 Union Street, 3rd floor.


Wednesday, May 1st from 4:30-6:45pm Pella Memorial Building, 829 Broadway St. Pella, IA

2019 Klompen Classic 5K Sponsors

Schedule of Events

6:00 PM

FREE Kids Classic Fun Run The kids race starts at the 124 foot tall Vermeer Windmill on the corner of East 1st and Franklin Street. This fun race will finish through the red arch on the square. Free race, ribbon and treat for all 10 years and younger! Registration for the Kids Classic is not necessary. When parents arrive on race day, they will be required to sign a release before their child can run. Run when your age group is called.  To purchase a Kids Classic T-shirt, order online here.  STORE

7:00 PM

5K Race Start at corner of Main & Washington.  (Google maps address: 836 Main Street, Pella)

8:00 PM

Awards on Tulip Toren Stage
Age group award winners, overall Klompen winners and overall Master’s winners (over 40 age group) will be recognized as results are available.

Entry Fee:

$25.00 for those registering on or before May 1. 
$30.00 Race Day Those registering the day of the race will receive a t-shirt while quantities last. 

T-Shirt Information: Race t-shirts are GUARANTEED for those registered by Thursday, April 18, 2019. 

Hoodie Information:  To purchase youth or adult size hoodies, order online here.

Disposable Timing Tags: Tags will be attached to the back of your race number.

Race Course:

The 5K course leads you through the streets of Pella and by local historical sites and tulip beds.


Overall Champions

The coveted hand painted wooden shoe will be given to the overall male and female Klompen Classic 5K Champions. Overall winners will also receive the grand prize: a fantastic pair of running shoes from Fleet Feet Sports Des Moines that are valued at $200!

Master’s Division Champions

Participants 40 years and older will compete for a wooden shoe award which will be granted to the “Over 40” winner in both male and female categories.  Male and female winners will also receive an awesome pair of running shoes from Brown’s Shoe Fit Co that are valued at $150!


First, second and third place medals will be awarded in each of the following age groups for both male and female participants.

16 Different Age Groups
10 and under 20–24 40–44  55–59 70–74
11–13 25–29 45–49 60–64 75–79
14–16 30–34 50–54 65–69 80+
17–19 35–39      


View Race Results

Please register online - this saves paper and administrative costs for our staff.

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Klompen Classic Twitter

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If you still have questions call the Crossroads office
(641) 628-1212 between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM OR email the office at info@crossroadspella.org.


From Des Moines— Highway 163 East to Exit 40, then east on Washington to downtown.

From Oskaloosa—Take first Pella exit, continue west into Pella. Road turns north on Main Street and goes to the downtown square.

Interstate 80—Exit 173 South, follow signs to Pella and you will be coming in on Main Street from the north.