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Drawing a crowd of 50,000, the 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo features exhibitors offering specialty merchandise, the latest footwear, apparel, nutrition, technology and much more. With nearly 90,000 square feet of exhibit space, the 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo is an excellent opportunity for vendors interested in selling or sampling products or services, building brand awareness, or activating to an audience of consumer interested in health and wellness.

The Expo is free and open to the public and all Mini and 5K participants are required to pick up race packets and goodie bags at the event.

Location & Hours

Indiana Convention Center Halls J & K
100 South Capitol
Indianapolis, IN 46225 (map)

Thursday, May 2: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Friday, May 3: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm

2019 Expo Vendor Registration

If you are a 2018 Expo vendor looking to secure your 2019 Expo booth space, CLICK HERE

Are you interested in being an exhibitor at the 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo? Please fill out our interest form below and we will contact you once 2019 Expo Registration opens. We offer a limited-time Early Bird Rate, so by signing up you will be the first to know when the map is available to new exhibitors.

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Virtual Event Bag

The Virtual Event Bag is an excellent opportunity to reach Mini-Marathon and 5K participants, volunteers, spectators and the general public. It is a great tool for marketing a special deal or giveaway that encourages participants to visit your booth, website or social media. Can't make the Expo? The Virtual Event Bag is a great opportunity to market your company or race and drive traffic to your website!

The Virtual Event Bag is available to participants approximately one week before the Expo and remains available throughout the month of May. The bag is promoted and accessible via, the Mini & 5K newsletter, the Indy Mini app, and the digital participant guide. Following race weekend, you'll receive metrics so you can see how many people engaged with your ad.

Pricing & Registration

All Mini-Marathon Expo exhibitors will receive a discount on Virtual Event Bag ads!

If you're interested in participating in the Virtual Event Bag or want to learn more, please contact Cassidy Howell at or 317-614-6131.

Complimentary Participant Entry for Exhibitors

As a token of appreciation for your continued support of the 500 Festival, we offer all Mini-Marathon Expo exhibitors a complimentary entry for either the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon and 500 Festival 5K,

Each exhibitor purchasing a 10' x 10' booth space will receive one complimentary entry for either race. Any exhibitor purchasing multiple booth spaces or a 10' x 20' or larger will receive two complimentary entries.


To learn more or discuss custom marketing opportunities at the 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo or Virtual Event Bag, please contact Cassidy Howell at or 317-614-6131.

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