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December 2, 2021

Exhibitor Registration Open for 2022 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo

Exhibitor Opportunities to be a part of the Greatest Spectacle in Running    INDIANAPOLIS – The 500 Festival announces today that exhibitor registration is open for the 2022 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo. This two-day event will take place May 5 and 6, leading up to the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon on May 7.   The Expo returns to the Indiana Convention Center, located in …

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November 16, 2021

2022 500 Festival Miler Series, presented by OrthoIndy, to Return to The Pavilion at Pan Am

The 500 Festival announces today that the 2022 500 Festival Miler Series, presented by OrthoIndy, will return to The Pavilion at Pan Am for the third year. Registration for the three-race series, which consists of events on February 5, March 5, and April 2, is officially open at IndyMini.com/Milers. Participants can register at the lowest …

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September 30, 2021

500 Festival Announces New Hires and Staff Promotions

INDIANAPOLIS (September 30, 2021) – The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrates the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, today announces the following promotions and staff updates:   Lindsay Labas has been hired as Vice President, Marketing & Communications. She is responsible for oversight of the organization’s brand, …

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September 22, 2021

500 Festival Announces New Board Members and Elected Officers for 2021-2022

INDIANAPOLIS (September 22, 2021) – The 500 Festival announces elected officers for the 2021-2022 500 Festival Board of Directors, in addition to six new civic and business leaders who are appointed.   Serving as the governing body of the 500 Festival, the board of directors is comprised of 33 community leaders. The board guides the …

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September 15, 2021

Applications Open for 2022 500 Festival Princess Program, presented by The National Bank of Indianapolis

Opportunity for Indiana Women to Impact the Community, Leadership Development   INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 15, 2021) – The 500 Festival is accepting applications for the 2022 500 Festival Princess Program, presented by The National Bank of Indianapolis. Since 1959, the 500 Festival Princess Program has celebrated Indiana’s top college-aged women leaders and philanthropists. Applications are available …

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September 9, 2021

500 Festival Welcomes Current Publishing as Print Media Partner for 500 Festival Miler Series, presented by OrthoIndy, and 500 Festival Off the Grid, presented by KeyBank

  INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 9, 2021) – The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, today announces Current Publishing, LLC, as a new media partner for the 500 Festival Miler Series, presented by OrthoIndy, and 500 Festival Off the Grid, presented by KeyBank. …

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August 31, 2021

Registration Opens for 500 Festival’s 2022 Free Youth Programs for Schools and Youth Organizations 

500 Festival’s Education Program, KidsFit Program, and Mini-Moves Program offer unique lessons and activities for Hoosier students to explore Indy 500 and 500 Festivals’ impact on state history and inspire physical activity    INDIANAPOLIS (August 31, 2021) – 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 registration is open for all 500 Festival youth programs for the 2021-2022 school year, which includes the following …

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July 14, 2021

Volunteer Registration Opens for 2021 500 Festival mini-mini

Hundreds of volunteers needed to provide mini-mini participants with a big experience   INDIANAPOLIS (July 14, 2021) – 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 volunteer registration is open for the 2021 500 Festival mini-mini, an officially timed run held at the …

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July 8, 2021

Registration Open for 2021 500 Festival mini-mini Kids Run

Indiana’s Youngest Runners Will Take Over the World’s Largest Sporting Venue for Kids Only Races   INDIANAPOLIS (July 8, 2021) – The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, today announces registration is open for the sixth annual 500 Festival mini-mini officially …

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May 27, 2021

500 Festival and KeyBank Team Up Once Again to Thank Indiana Health Care Workers with an Off the Grid VIP Experience 

Off the Grid VIP Gift Baskets celebrate Indy’s healthcare workers and support Hoosier businesses, continuing the reach of the 2020 project.    INDIANAPOLIS (May 27, 2021) – Since 1957, the 500 Festival has hosted a legendary race-weekend party, attended by civic and business leaders of Indianapolis and celebrities and VIPs in town for the Indy 500. The event, 500 Festival Off the …

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