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December 11, 2018

OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Named Best Half Marathon in America in the 2018 Edition of The BibRave 100

Award recognizes best races in America as determined by runner nominations, running industry surveys, and online voting INDIANAPOLIS (December 11, 2018) – The OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon has been named Best Half Marathon in America in the 2018 edition of The BibRave 100: A Definitive List of the Best Races in America. The #IndyMini also …

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December 10, 2018

500 Festival Launches Search for Course Entertainment at 2019 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon

Applications to Perform at the 2019 Indy Mini Now Open INDIANAPOLIS (December 10, 2018) – The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, today announces the opening of the application process for Course Entertainment at the 2019 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. Groups …

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December 6, 2018

St. Vincent Named Presenting Sponsor of 500 Festival Fitness Zone & Obstacle Course

INDIANAPOLIS (December 6, 2018) – The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, today announces the organization’s multi-year partnership with St. Vincent, to create the 500 Festival’s first ever Fitness Zone & Obstacle Course. The 500 Festival Fitness Zone & Obstacle Course, …

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December 4, 2018

500 Festival Named Project Play Champion by Aspen Institute

Indianapolis nonprofit recognized for its work related to youth fitness in Indiana   INDIANAPOLIS (December 4, 2018) – The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, has been recognized by the Aspen Institute for the organization’s work as a champion of youth …

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November 7, 2018

500 Festival, INSHAPE Partner to Launch Mini-Moves, a Program Designed to Create a Culture of Movement & Fitness for All Indiana Youth

INDIANAPOLIS (November 7, 2018) – The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, has joined forces with INSHAPE (Indiana Society for Health and Physical Educators), to launch Mini-Moves, a free program for Indiana teachers at any grade level, designed to inspire physical …

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October 30, 2018

Planet Fitness and 500 Festival Extend, Enhance Partnership

INDIANAPOLIS (October 30, 2018) – The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, and Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S., today announced a new level in their partnership. Planet Fitness has …

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October 25, 2018

Registration is Open for 2019 500 Festival Miler Series, presented by OrthoIndy

2019 #IndyMilers will Feature New Start and Finish Line Location, Updated Courses Throughout Downtown Indianapolis   INDIANAPOLIS (October 25, 2018) – The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, announced today that registration is open for the 2019 500 Festival Miler Series, presented by …

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October 24, 2018

Eva Moses Kor, Holocaust Survivor and Champion of Human Rights, to Set the Pace for the 2019 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon

500 Festival and Ms. Kor Team Up to Raise Money for CANDLES Museum, Celebrate the TV Premiere of “Eva” Documentary   INDIANAPOLIS (October 25, 2018) The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, is teaming up with Eva Kor to set the …

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October 10, 2018

500 Festival Wins 11 Pinnacle Awards from International Festivals & Events Association

INDIANAPOLIS (October 10, 2018) – The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, today announces that the organization was presented with 11 industry honors during the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Ceremony held at the 63rd Annual IFEA Convention, Expo & Retreat in San Diego. …

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October 9, 2018

Registration Opens for the 2019 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon

Participants can register for lowest price through October 31   INDIANAPOLIS (October 9, 2018) The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, today announced that registration has opened for the 2019 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. Set for Saturday, May 4, the 2019 …

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