Indy Runs The World

April 11, 2018

Organized runs are way too much not to keep track of. Plus they’re usually for a great cause and sometime involve *~free~* alcohol. So, we’ve compiled EVERY 5K happening in Indy this summer.

 

Keep in mind that most of these races require you to register in advance and they may fill up quick, so don’t hesitate! Also, if you see us out there on the running courses, say hey!

 

April 21st– Hustle for the House

Where: Clay Terrace

Why: Benefits the St. Vincent House/Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital & Free Mimosa in a commemorative cup

 

April 21st– Crawl for Cancer

Where: Broad Ripple

Why: Proceeds benefit Little Red Door. Teams of 10 people are basically participating in a keg race & there’s an after party with more beer.

**Note – This is not technically a run.. But we felt it was close enough to include.

 

April 21st– Earth Day Indiana Recycle Run

Where: Military Park

Why: The four Rs – Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Run.

 

April 22nd– Brunch Run

Where: Rathskeller

Why: Free Bloody Mary, Free Brunch, Free Shirt & Live Music

**Bonus – Can’t make this 5k? A second Brunch Run is being held on October 7th

 

April 26th– FDIC Courage & Valor 5K

Where: Indiana State Museum Lawn

Why: Proceeds benefit the Ray Downey Courage and Valor Medal

 

 

April 28th– Susan G Komen Race for the Cure

Where: Military Park

Why: It’s a classic. All proceeds benefits Susan G Komen Cancer Research

 

 

 

April 28th– Mutt Strutt

Where: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Why: Proceeds benefit the Indianapolis Humane Society & you get to bring your dog!!

 

May 5th– OneAmerica 500 Festival

Where: Downtown Indianapolis

Why: It’s the greatest spectacle in running.

**Note – this is actually a mini-marathon, but it is THE mini-marathon, so we included it anyway.

 

May 12th– Indy Fuel 5k Benefiting Girls on the Run

Where: Witten Park (Fishers)

Why: All proceeds benefit Girls on the Run of Hamilton County

**Note – We’ll be there 😉

 

May 15th– Taco Run Indy

Where: Speedway

Why: Free Tacos & a free margarita.. Need we say more?

 

May 17th– Run(317)

Where: The Circle

Why: Run(317) is a series of 5 races throughout the summer. Free beer, food trucks & a different location for each race.

**Note – This is a our favorite & it sells out. Sign up now!

 

May 19th– Rainbow 5K

Where: Mass Ave.

Why: Represents Pride & Most people dress up in crazy rainbow gear!

 

May 19th– Running with Shears 5K

Where: Indiana State Museum Lawn

Why: Proceeds benefit EMS professionals who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

 

June 2nd– Baxter YMCA Aloha Run 5K

Where: Baxter YMCA

Why: Hawaii themed

 

June 2nd– Race Away From Domestic Violence

Where: Indianapolis

Why: Benefits Proceed Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence + a free shirt!

 

June 2nd– Outrun the Sun Race

Where: For Harrison State Park

Why: Benefits melanoma education and research & takes place right before the Sunset Festival

 

June 10th– She Power

Where: Pan Am Plaza

Why: Empowering Women & No boys allowed

 

June 10th– Beer Run

Where: Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Company

Why: Free Beer

 

June 14th– Run(317)

Where: Broad Ripple

Why: Run(317) is a series of 5 races throughout the summer. Free beer, food trucks & a different location for each race.

**Note – This is a our favorite & it sells out. Sign up now!

 

June 16th– Purple Stride 5K

Where: IUPUI Campus

Why: Benefitting Pancreatic Cancer Network for PurpleStride Indianapolis

 

June 23rd– Indy Runners Charity XC Challenege

Where: North Central High School

Why: Benefitting the Indy Runners Charity

 

June 24th– Superhero Run 5K

Where: Fort Harrison State Park

Why: Benefits children in Marion County who’ve been abused or neglected

 

July 4th– Firecracker 6K Run

Where: Indianapolis City Market

Why: 6thannual fourth of July run

 

July 14th– Joseph Maley Foundation 5K

Where: Carroll Stadium

Why: Benefits the Joseph Maley Foundation and serves as the USATF Indiana 5K Road Championships.

 

July 14th– Christmas in July 5K

Where: Tow Yard Brewing

Why: Celebrate Christmas in July! Dress up & get a free shirts.

 

July 19th– Run(317)

Where: Mass Ave.

Why: Run(317) is a series of 5 races throughout the summer. Free beer, food trucks & a different location for each race.

**Note – This is a our favorite & it sells out. Sign up now!

 

August 11th– Wacky Wine Run… Walk… Stumble

Where: Buck Creek Winery

Why: The course included wine samples. Free shirt, wine glass & 5 oz. pour of wine.

**Note – This sounds awesome.

 

August 18th– 12thAnnual Run for World Water 5K

Where: National Institute of Fitness & Health

Why: Help support Water For People by running along the canal

 

August 18th– DINO Trail Run

Where: Southwestway Park

Why: The last of the DINO Trail Run Series

 

August 25th– IHM Fall Fest Kick Off

Where: Immaculate Heart of Mary Church

Why: Kick of the school year and the Fall Fest with a 5K

 

August 30th– Run(317)

Where: Downtown Carmel

Why: Why: Run(317) is a series of 5 races throughout the summer. Free beer, food trucks & a different location for each race.

**Note – This is a our favorite & it sells out. Sign up now!

 

September 8th – Indy Ultimate Adventure Race

Where: Downtown

Why: Scenic views of downtown Indy

 

September 22nd– 7thAnnual Indy Women’s Half Marathon & 5K

Where: Monument Circle

Why: Largest women only running event in the state.

 

September 29th– St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer

Where: White River State Park – Celebration Plaza

Why: Proceeds benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

 

October 11th– Run(317)

Where: Fountain Square

Why: Run(317) is a series of 5 races throughout the summer. Free beer, food trucks & a different location for each race.

**Note – This is a our favorite & it sells out. Sign up now!

 

Did we forget any? Let us know if there’s races we need to add to this list!

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