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Perform for a Crowd of 35,000!

The OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon is one of the nation’s largest half-marathons. Known as The Greatest Spectacle in Running, the Indy Mini features 100 of the best entertainment groups and spirit squads lining the half marathon course. Selected entertainment acts will perform for 35,000 participants, volunteers, and spectators on the day of the Indy Mini.

Indy Mini participants cite course entertainment as one of the top reasons they return to the race year after year. From musicians to magicians, rock bands to dance groups, fitness squads to cloggers, and performances of all sorts, the fanfare that course entertainers bring to our participants is unlike anything else.

Applications for Course Entertainment will open in the coming months. Please contact entertainment@500festival.com to be contacted when the 2023 applications open.


2022 Course Entertainment Winner!

Nearly 50 groups performed for participants of the 2022 Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K and OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon on May 7. While they all motivated participants, one was voted the fan favorite:
The Indiana Robot Show (Zeus the Robot)!

2022 Course Entertainment Groups

“Bands and entertainment along the course really made a difference for me and encouraged me throughout the race!"
- Alice R., OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon participant

Contact Us

If you have questions about Course Entertainment for the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, please email entertainment@500festival.com.


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