Indy Runners Announcements

2016 Indianapolis Half Marathon Finish Line Volunteers


Indianapolis Half Marathon

For 20 years, Indy Runners provided volunteers at the start/finish line for the Indianapolis Marathon. We will again provide volunteers, this time for the race's successor, the Indianapolis Half Marathon and 5K in Lawrence, IN on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Tenative information: We will work the start/finish line area from 7:45am to 11:45am (be there by 7:30!) and need 15 volunteers in sixth grade or older race morning. This is a great way to give back to the local running community! Click here for more information about volunteering for this fun event.

Seventh Annual "Run The Monon" Event!

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On October 15, 2016, Indy Runners will again run the Monon Trail, from 146th St. and Lowes Way in Carmel to the American College of Sports Medicine (20 miles!) in downtown Indianapolis. We'll follow it with boxed lunches. A half marathon training distance (11 miles) will be available starting at E. 75th Street. This is a great opportunity to get in a special long run as part of your marathon or half marathon training! Registration must be received by October 13, 2016. Click here for the details. We also need volunteers! Email Brian S. ( with any questions or to volunteer.

2016 Fall Marathon / Half Marathon Training Program

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Week 13: October 1, 2016
Full Marathon: 20 miles
Half Marathon: 10 miles

Moves to 8:00am starting Oct. 1st!

The 11th annual Indy Runners Fall Race Training Program for full and half marathons returns! This program is FREE to club members. (Not a member yet? Join us!) The program began Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 7:30am and continues each Saturday on the wooden deck at the corner of Westfield Blvd and Winthrop Ave. in Broad Ripple. This informal program will suggest distances preparing participants for October/November races, in particular the Indianapolis Half Marathon and Monumental MarathonWe averaged 70-100 participants per week last year! Get the details.

Come Enjoy Our Club Runs and Walks

Club RunIndy Runners offers several club runs and walks each week. These runs occur year-round, including right now! We have a Sunday run at Ft. Harrison, Tuesday run at Hinkle Fieldhouse, Wednesday run and walk at the downtown Atheneaum YMCA, Thursday run in Broad Ripple, and a Saturday run and walk in Broad Ripple. If you haven't made it out to a weekly club run or walk in a while (or ever), we invite you to come out and join us!

Popular 18 Week Speed Session Program Returns!

Personal Best TrainingThe last three years, Indy Runners has offered the opportunity to be involved with weekly quality running sessions arranged by long-time local Coach Matt Ebersole of Personal Best Training. We are again offering access to these sessions in 2016. This 18 week program will be on Tuesdays starting July 5, 2016Get the details!

2017 Sam Costa date announced!

Sam Costa LogoThe 48th annual Sam Costa Half Marathon and 12th annual Sam Costa Quarter Marathon sponsored by Mike Helms, DPM will be held at Northview Church in Carmel, Indiana on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Watch over the coming months for registration to open for this Indy Runners produced race.

Upcoming Indy Racers Events

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Upcoming Races Date Distance
Indianapolis Half Marathon October 8, 2016 13.1 miles, 5k
Ripple Effect October 13, 2016 5k
CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon November 5, 2016 26.2 miles, 13.1 miles, 5k
Drumstick Dash November 24, 2016 2.75 miles, 4.5 miles
Visit the Indy Racers page to find out more about this group for runners and walkers of any ability, to see the 2016 schedule, and to learn about the Grand Prix Program.

Indy Runners Online Store

Shopping Basket The Indy Runners website has added an online store. This store includes a variety of products printed with the new Indy Runners logo. See the store!

Indy Runners Email Lists

Emails Indy Runners has multiple email lists. The main one is "The Runaround", a periodic email that covers selected club topics. There are also social event and Indy Racers email lists. You can add yourself to or remove yourself from specific lists by entering your email address in the "Join Indy Runners email lists" box on the upper right-hand corner of this page. If you have any questions, please email our webmaster.