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Rookie Run

Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run


The smallest runners have the biggest hearts

All kids, ages 3-10, are invited to join us for the Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run, a non-competitive fun run where everyone goes away a winner! The Rookie Run, which is managed by the same group that produces the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, is a great way to introduce kids to the basics of running and enjoy the excitement of a race - including the start and finish line production, a massive cheering section, a trip through runner's service and the occasional celebrity sighting!

The Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run takes place in downtown Indianapolis, one block north of Monument Circle at Ohio and Meridian streets. Run distances are set based upon a child’s age and all participants will receive a goodie bag, a participant bib with the number 1, and a finisher's medal - just like the Indy Mini participants!

Event Details

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019
Time: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Ohio & Meridian streets; Downtown Indianapolis

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Participant age and course length:

Age 3: 2-block course - 12:30 pm*
Age 4: 2-block course - 1:00 pm*
Age 5-6: 1/5-mile course - 1:30 pm*
Ages 7-8: 1/3-mile course - 2:00 pm*
Ages 9-10: 1/3-mile course - 2:30 pm*
*Times are approximate, subject to change.

Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Kids' Day

The Rookie Run is part of the Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Kids' Day, the state's largest outdoor festival for kids.
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