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2022 Mini-Marathon Registration Is Now OPEN!
2022 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon
2022 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon

OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon

2022 Mini-Marathon Registration Is Now OPEN!

You could say the City of Indianapolis is a little obsessed with fast races and massive sporting events. This passion for speed and sport is why the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon is one of the nation’s largest half marathons (and has been for 20+ years). Named America’s Best Half Marathon of the Decade by the BibRave 100 and “America’s Most Iconic Races” by Runners World, each year the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon attracts participants from all 50 states and 15+ countries around the world.

On Saturday, May 7, 2022, 30,000+ runners, joggers, walkers, and wheelchair racers will take over the streets of downtown Indianapolis for The Greatest Spectacle in Running - the Indy Mini. This epic race starts in the heart of downtown Indianapolis like only we could – with an IndyCar driver leading off each wave in the pace car that will start the Indy 500 later that month. The flat, fast course is packed with thousands of the nicest volunteers you’ll ever meet and nearly 500 course entertainers.

What makes the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon even more special is that the course includes a lap around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (you know, home of the Indy 500). As participants reach the Speedway’s Yard of Bricks, many will stop to kneel and kiss the bricks. Keep your eyes open, because you never know who you'll see at the Yard of Bricks encouraging participants, from American running hero, Frank Shorter, to Indy 500 racing legends. Man, we love a good tradition!

2022 marks the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon’s 46th running. Within its history, countless stories have emerged around the heart-pounding excitement of the Indy Mini. From United States Olympians Frank Shorter and Meb Keflezighi, to participants setting World Records, to the six people that have completed every Mini-Marathon, to the one million Hoosiers that have participated to date, the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon is a beloved tradition.

Register for 2022!

2021 OneAmerica 500 Festival VIRTUAL Mini-Marathon

2021 marks the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon’s 45th running. Virtual participants receive a package full of fun items, including their shirt, two #IndyMini hats, and finisher medal, along with extra items provided by our partners!*

Virtual participants will also have access to tons of great digital resources to help make your homegrown #IndyMini the best in town! Don't worry if this is your first virtual race - we’ll share more details, step-by-step instructions, helpful hints, and plenty of reminders along the way.

Let’s come together and reimagine The Greatest Spectacle in Running. Achieve your fitness goals and make the commitment to be part of the 2021 OneAmerica 500 Festival Virtual Mini-Marathon or Delta Dental 500 Festival Virtual 5K.

2021 Virtual Indy Mini participants can find more resources, running tips, stories, running bibs, newsletters, and so much more on the Virtual Race Resource Page.

2021 Virtual #IndyMini Participants Receive:

  • Commemorative Finisher Medal
  • Long-Sleeve Participant Shirt
  • OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Hat
  • Extra items from our partners and sponsors*
  • Access to the Virtual Goodie Bag
  • An interactive and virtual health & fitness Expo
  • Access to a participant-only Facebook group
  • Customizable race bib that you can download and print at home
  • Customizable finisher certificate
  • The new Indy Mini app that serves as a center for GPS tracking, race results, announcements, and real-time spectator tracking.
*All virtual participants will receive their finisher shirt, medal, and hat; additional items may vary by package

Download the NEW Indy Mini App

Bring an in-person feel to your Virtual Mini with our Indy Mini app! Virtual participants can run with their phone or Strava, and their mileage will be automatically added to our official results. Participants using the app will even experience some of the Mini’s famous attractions – the sound of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, supportive messages from community partners, and more!

Your Participation Makes An Impact

As a nonprofit, community organization, our mission at the 500 Festival is to produce life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500 and foster a positive impact on the city of Indianapolis and the state of Indiana. The OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon is the 500 Festival’s largest event with 30,000+ runners, joggers, walkers, and wheelchair participants from all 50 states and 15+ countries around the world each year.

Your participation in The Greatest Spectacle in Running supports the 500 Festival’s youth health, fitness, and education events and programs, which are provided to Indiana schools for free. Through the support of one million past race participants and each new Indy Mini registration, the 500 Festival is able to reach more than 100,000 Hoosier children annually through free and meaningful programming.


2021 #IndyMini Shirt & Medal

Click the button below to learn more about this year's #IndyMini participant shirt and finisher medal design!


OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Race Highlights

  • 13.1 Mile course that starts and finishes in Downtown Indianapolis and includes a lap around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s famed 2.5-mile oval track
  • Timed Half Marathon on a USA Track & Field certified course
  • Take the field at Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts, when you visit the free 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo!
  • Nearly 100 entertainment acts lining the course
  • 11 Water Stations and 5 Gatorade Endurance Formula Stations (known Pit Stations) along the course and at the start and finish line
  • Free Post Race Party, featuring free entertainment stage, free massage, and bottle of chocolate milk at the American Dairy Association Refuel and Rejuvenation Area, Family Reunion Area, Mini-Marathon merchandise, and more!
  • Start Line and Finish Line within walking distance of downtown Indy hotels
  • Looking for even more mileage? Check out our Challenges!

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