Indy Runners Announcements

Fifth Annual "Run The Monon" Event!

Club Tent

On October 11, 2014, Indy Runners will again run the length of 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 9, 2014. Click here for the details. We also need volunteers! Email Brian S. at if you have any questions or can help as a volunteer.

2014 Indianapolis Marathon Finish Line Volunteers


Indianapolis Marathon

For 18 years, Indy Runners has provided volunteers at the start/finish line for the Indianapolis Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K in Lawrence, IN. This year's race is on Saturday, October 18, 2014. Tenative information: We will work the first shift start/finish line from 7:30am to 11:30am and need 15 volunteers of high school age 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. 

2014 Indy Runners Fall Marathon / Half Marathon Training Program

Fall Race Training Participants
Week 11 Run: September 20, 2014
Full: 16 miles     Half: 7 miles
Monumental Course Preview!

The 9th annual Indy Runners Fall Race Training Program for full and half marathons returns! This program (FREE to club members!) begins Saturday, July 12, 2014 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 Marathon on October 18, 2014 and the Monumental Marathon on November 1, 2014. We averaged over 80 participants per week last year! Get the details.

Structured Speed Sessions - New Discount Added!

Personal Best TrainingIndy Runners offers the opportunity to be involved with weekly quality running sessions arranged by Coach Matt Ebersole of Personal Best Training. We're offering an 18 week session on Tuesday evenings starting July 1, 2014 for only $50. Special update: You can now sign up for the last 9 sessions beginning Sept. 2, 2014 for only $35! Registration is now open.

Get more information...

Beginner Couch to 5k Program

Beginner Couch to 5k Program
Starting Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014

7:30am at the Deck in Broad Ripple (same time/location as the race training program)

We had a nice crew last year get things going with us and we're happy to fire it back up again. Designed for beginners or those returning to running, we'll start from a 30-minute Walk and add Running over 12 weeks leading up to the 5k at the Monumental Marathon on November 1, 2014. This program is FREE for club members!

We welcome back last year's "Guides" Alan Bisler and Carter Wolf and add Camille Estes from the Monumental Marathon. Camille is a long time contributor to the Louisville Running Scene including coaching programs and races and had a very accomplished running career.

Please share with any of your friends or family that might like to take up running or get in better shape for their first 5k. For more information, you can write to Brian Schuetter at or President Chris Galloway at

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 in Broad Ripple (while Hinkle Fieldhouse is under construction), Wednesday run and walk at the downtown Atheneaum YMCA, 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!

Indy Racers

Indy Racers
Upcoming Races Date Distance
Indianapolis Marathon October 18, 2014 26.2 miles, 13.1 miles, 5k
Indianapolis Monumental Marathon November 1, 2014 26.2 miles, 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 2014 schedule (includes the "Choose Your Own Adventure"), and to learn about the points challenge 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.