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December 11, 2019

OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Named Best Half Marathon in America for Second Year in a Row

Runners Award Indy Mini With Top Spot for Half Marathon INDIANAPOLIS (December 11, 2019)—For the second consecutive year, the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon has been named Best Half Marathon in America in the 2019 edition of the The BibRave 100: A Definitive List of the Best Races in America. The Indy Mini was also recognized …

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December 5, 2019

Shirt and Medal Revealed for the 2020 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon

Official 2020 participant gear connects rich history, exhilarating future, iconic racing elements as part of America’s Best Half Marathon   INDIANAPOLIS (December 4, 2019) The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, today revealed the designs of the participant shirt and finisher …

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November 18, 2019

STAR Bank Announced as Presenting Partner of the 500 Festival Kickoff to May

STAR Financial Bank will serve in this role from 2020-2021   INDIANAPOLIS (November 18, 2019) – 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 STAR Bank will be the new 500 Festival Kickoff to May presenting partner for 2020–2021. …

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October 24, 2019

2020 500 Festival Miler Series, presented by OrthoIndy will be at the Pavilion at Pan Am for the Second Year

  INDIANAPOLIS (October 24, 2019) – 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 the 2020 500 Festival Miler Series, presented by OrthoIndy, will be located at the Pavilion at Pan Am for the second year. Registration for the three race …

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October 9, 2019

500 Festival Wins 16 Pinnacle Awards from International Festivals & Events Association

INDIANAPOLIS (October 9, 2019) – 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 16 industry honors during the IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards Ceremony held at the 64th Annual IFEA Convention, Expo & Retreat in Williamsburg, Virginia. …

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October 2, 2019

Deadline Approaching for 500 Festival Youth Programs

500 Festival & Indianapolis 500 Education Program, presented by Indiana University Health, & 500 Festival KidsFit Program Registration Deadline set for Friday, October 4   INDIANAPOLIS (October 2, 2019) – The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, reminds Indiana’s educators that …

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September 26, 2019

500 Festival Board of Directors Adds Five New Directors, Elects Officers for 2019 – 2020

INDIANAPOLIS (September 26, 2019) – 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 election of officers for its 2019-2020 Board of Directors. In addition, five new civic and business leaders were appointed to the 500 Festival Board of Directors. …

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September 16, 2019

Applications Open for 2020 500 Festival Princess Program, presented by Reis-Nichols

Indiana’s College Women Looking for Leadership Development and Philanthropic Opportunities Encouraged to Apply INDIANAPOLIS (September 16, 2020) – The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and program that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, is accepting applications for the 2020 500 Festival Princess Program, presented by Reis-Nichols. Since 1959, the …

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September 12, 2019

Registration Opens for the 2020 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon

America’s Best Half Marathon Opens Registration with Lowest Price Offered INDIANAPOLIS (September 12, 2019) 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 is open for the 2020 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, as well as the Delta Dental 500 …

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September 4, 2019

Community Health Network Named Partner of 500 Festival Mini-Moves, powered by INSHAPE

INDIANAPOLIS (September 4, 2019) – The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, today announces its multi-year partnership with Community Health Network in support of 500 Festival Mini-Moves, powered by INSHAPE. Mini-Moves is a free, in-school program that inspires Indiana kids to …

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