Indy Runners Announcements

2017 Fall Marathon / Half Marathon Training Program

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Next: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Time: 7:30am
Full Marathon: 15 miles
Half Marathon: 8 miles

The 12th annual Indy Runners and Walkers 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 begins Saturday, July 8, 2017 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.

Eighth Annual "Run The Monon" Event!

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On October 14, 2017, 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 12, 2017. Click here for the details. We also need volunteers! Email Brian S. ( with any questions or to volunteer.

Volunteer at the Indy Women's Half Marathon

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Indy Runners is once again providing volunteers for Water Stop E at the Indy Women's Half Marathon on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 7:30am-9:45am. Water stop E is at mile 6.5 / turnaround on White River Parkway E Drive (just south of 38th) If you can help at the water stop, please sign up here.

Questions? Email Dan Hay at

2017 Indy Half Marathon at Ft. Ben Finish Line Volunteers


Indy Half Marathon at Ft. Ben

For 20+ years, Indy Runners has provided volunteers at the start/finish line for the Indy Half Marathon at Ft. Ben in Lawrence, IN on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Tentative 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.

Volunteer Ticket Checkers Needed for Butler Men's Basketball Games

Butler Sports Indy Runners checks tickets at the Butler men's home basketball games in exchange for the year round use of Hinkle Fieldhouse. Click here for full details including special incentives and the complete 2017-2018 schedule.

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 Speed Session Program Returns!

Personal Best TrainingThe last fouryears, 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 2017. This 17 week program will be on Tuesdays starting July 11, 2017Get the details!

It's Membership Renewal Time

2012 Membership It's time to renew your Indy Runners membership for 2017. See the Indy Runners Membership page for infomation.

Upcoming Indy Racers Events

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Upcoming Races Date Distance
Ripple Effect October 5, 2017 5k
Indianapolis Half Marathon October 7, 2017 13.1 miles, 5k
Visit the Indy Racers page to find out more about this group for runners and walkers of any ability, to see the 2017 schedule, and to learn about the Grand Prix Program.

Drinking Fountain Coming to the Central Canal Towpath!

Drinking Fountain Indy Runners and Walkers is raising funds to install a drinking fountain along the Central Canal Towpath at 52nd Street near Butler University. Check it out!

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.

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