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Employee Wellness Challenge

The 500 Festival Employee Wellness Challenge offers organizations the opportunity to participate as a team in the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon and Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K! Teams receive perks, including discounted registration costs, training resources, contests, and it's free to join! The Employee Wellness Challenge is a simple, yet impactful way to invest in the well-being of your employees, while staying active and having fun. Encourage comradery amongst your team and join the Challenge today!


  • No-cost to join the Employee Wellness Challenge
  • Discounted registration prices for staff, family, and friends
  • Promotional and training materials provided
  • Team Captain receives free registration
  • Team awards
    • Opportunity to secure a tent space within The Infield at Post Race Party
    • Cover a portion of all of employee and/or family & friends’ registration costs
    • Opportunity for an on-site registration drive hosted by the 500 Festival

    Registration Options

    Option 1: Company covers registration

    Companies can choose to cover registration for their employees. Challenging each other and training for a race together is a great way to build comradery, team relationships, and encourage a healthy lifestyle. Employee Wellness Challenge company teams receive our best pricing throughout the registration process. You will receive a unique URL link to share with your employees to register and join the team.

    Option 2: Employee covers registration

    Complete the sign-up form, designate a team captain, and we will send a specialzied URL registration link providng discounted registration costs.

    How to Sign Up:

    Step 1. Fill out this form to create a team and designate a Team Captain

    Step 2: You will receive a unique URL link for your team members to use during the registration process. If your company if covering the cost of registration, they will be invoiced after the event.

    Step 3: Recruit employees to join your team. Each team member can register for the Mini-Marathon, 5K, or Miler Series.

    Step 4: Train together!

    Step 5: Complete race!

    Questions? Email ckelly-hooks@500festival.com

    Team registration for the 2024 Employee Wellness Challenge will close on April 21, 2024, at 11:59 pm ET.
    Registration for an individual to join an Employee Wellness Challenge team is April 28, 2024, at 11:59 pm ET.

    2023 Employee Wellness Challenge Results

    Employee Wellness Challenge – Fastest Indy Mini Team

    1. Rolls Royce
    2. Eli Lilly and Company
    3. IU Health

    Employee Wellness Challenge – Fastest 5K Team

    1. IU Health
    2. Rolls Royce
    3. Eli Lilly and Company

    Employee Wellness Challenge - Most Company Participation

    1. Brite Systems Inc.


    For any questions about how to get involved with the Employee Wellness Challenge, please contact raceinfo@500festival.com

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