Indy Runners Announcements

The Drinking Fountain Is Here!

After a long journey, we have ourselves an installed drinking fountain along the new Canal Towpath at 52nd street! Many thanks to all of you who helped (especially our community partners including Beyond MonumentalOrthoIndySt. Vincent, Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church & School, Butler University and Dr. Michael Helms. Cheers to Craig Pelusey from Shiel Sexton Company who brought us home through/past several obstacles.

We'll have an opening ceremony with gifts for everyone when it's safe to gather. Stay safe and carry on.

2020 Erika Wells Memorial Scholarship Program Application is Available

Mortar BoardThe application is now available for the 2020 Erika Wells Memorial Scholarship program. Indy Runners and Walkers will be awarding two $500 scholarships to high school seniors starting college in fall 2020. The application deadline is June 1, 2020. Get the details including the registration form and a link where you can donate to the scholarship fund.

2020 Indy Runners and Walkers Spring Half Marathon Training Program!

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For beginning runners and walkers through the fastest competitors, the 35th Annual Indy Runners and Walkers Spring Half Marathon Training Program has a training pace to help you achieve your goal for the 500 Festival Mini Marathon on May 2, 2020 or any other spring half marathon. View the Spring Half Marathon Training Program page for all the details!

2020 Sam Costa registration is open!

Sam Costa LogoMarch 12, 2020 Update: Due to the coronavirus, the 2020 Sam Costa will not take place on March 21, 2020. Go to the race website for the full details.

The 51st annual Sam Costa Half Marathon and 15th annual Sam Costa Quarter Marathon sponsored by Mike Helms, DPM will be held at Northview Church in Carmel, Indiana on Saturday, March 21, 2020. This is the premiere race put on by Indy Runners and Walkers and Indiana's oldest race! Can't run or walk the event? Please consider volunteering. Get the details!

New Race from Indy Runners and Butler University!

March 15, 2020 Update: Due to the coronavirus, the 2020 Butler Bulldog Jog 5K and Indy Runners 10-miler has been converted to a virtual race. Get the details...

Indy Runners and Butler University present our new race: the Butler Bulldog Jog 5K and Indy Runners 10-miler! It will take place at the Butler University Health and Recreation Complex next to Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 8:00am. There will also be a 1 mile dog walk at 8:30am. Proceeds will benefit Butler HRC student wellness and grant programs as well as Indy Runners giving back initiatives including our scholarship program and various community projects. The dog walk will also benefit the Indianapolis Humane SocietyGet more details...

New Volunteer Incentive Program (VIP)

Indy Runners and Walkers has introduced its new Volunteer Incentive Program (VIP). The program seeks to identify and reward those who consistently give of their time over the course of the year to help make our club what it is. Get the details and current standings....

New Indy Runners and Walkers Blog!

Indy Runners and Walkers now has a blog at (You can also find a link to it in the above menu bar.) If you feel like you have some running/walking wisdom, a race report, or just a funny running/walking story, please email us at

Come Enjoy Our Club Runs and Walks

Club RunMarch 12, 2020 Update: All club runs and walks have been suspended until at least April 4, 2020 due to Coronavirus concerns. Get the details...

Indy 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!

Indy Runners Email Lists

Emails Indy Runners currently has a couple different email lists. The first is for Indy Runners members only. You join that list by becoming a member of our club. The list sometimes includes information you can't find anywhere else like race discounts. The other list is our general email list. Join the general email list!

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