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Ambassador Program

If you're one of the biggest fans of the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, and you're proud of the history and tradition of one of the nation's most iconic races, then apply to serve as a 2019 #IndyMini Ambassador!

Indy Mini Ambassadors are some of the most loyal participants of our race. A mix of runners and walkers, Ambassadors train, inspire, recruit, and help others get excited about the Indy Mini as they introduce them to the fun of running and walking throughout the spring. If the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon is your favorite race, apply to be an ambassador and get some amazing gear and benefits while doing it.

Perks of Being an Ambassador

Ambassador Requirements

  1. Serve as the face of the Indy Mini in your community and on social media
  2. Attend the introduction meeting (Date TBD in October) at the 500 Festival office to get a behind-the-scenes look at the 2019 Indy Mini
  3. Attend at least 2 out of 3 races in the 500 Festival Miler Series, presented by OrthoIndy
  4. Recruit a minimum of 10 new participants for the 2019 Indy Mini
  5. Consistently share and post about your training journey on social media using the hashtag #IndyMini (minimum of 3-5 posts per month depending on social media presence)
  6. Follow and interact with the 500 Festival and OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon on social media
  7. Wear your Indy Mini gear when participating in races or training
  8. Distribute materials in your hometown
  9. 1 featured blog post dedicated to your story, training journey, or passion for the Indy Mini, written by the Ambassador
  10. 1 guest blog post on a topic of your choosing, written by the Ambassador
  11. Include "#IndyMini Ambassador" in your social media bio
  12. Join different groups on Facebook and at Miler Series races to help first-timers with questions, training tips, and provide support
That's it! Be an Ambassador and help share your passion for running or walking, and get great perks for The Greatest Spectacle in Running.

Questions? Email

Application Timeline & Details

The deadline to submit applications for the 2019 Indy Mini Ambassador Program has passed.

We will announce the 2019 Indy Mini Ambassadors in mid-September, so stay tuned!

Ambassador Rules & Regulations

Please note that Ambassadors are NOT financially compensated in any way. We do not subsidize travel, training expenses or issue payment of any kind to our team. Ambassadors for the 2019 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon will serve from September 2018 through August 2019. We reserve the right to remove any Ambassador from the team at any time due to poor conduct or failure to perform duties.
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