Upcoming Running Races Around Indianapolis

Are you an Indianapolis runner looking to challenge yourself this fall? As Indy gears up for a busy autumn racing season, get yourself some new kicks and get ready to feel the burn. Check out this comprehensive list of upcoming running races around Indianapolis, and visit each race’s website for more information on price, location, and how to register.

9/18/09: Indy Irish Fest Run/5K Walk
–This eagerly anticipated event is in conjunction with the Indy Irish Festival, held each September in downtown Indianapolis in Military Park. http://www.kenlongassoc.com/

9/18/09: Race for All Races 5 Mile Run
–A family event with fun for all ages that supports the diversity of the Circle City. http://www.tuxbro.com

9/26/09: Fort 4 Fitness Half-Marathon and 4 Mile Run/Walk Half Marathon
–Held in Ft. Wayne, in conjunction with an informative health fair offering tasty and good-for-you fare. http://www.fort-4-fitness.org/

9/26/09: Bumble Bee 5 and 10K
–Held in Burnettsville, and hailed as the “world’s greatest small-town race.” http://www.beebumble5k.org/

9/26/09: Hoosiers Outrun Cancer 5K
–A one-mile run that benefits cancer research and treatment in Bloomington. www.beebumble5k.org

9/26/09: Falling Leaves Bike Ride 10K Family Ride
–A family-oriented ride through the Indiana countryside for kids of all ages in Bristol. http://www.pumpkinchase.com/

9/26/09: Fall Frolic 10K, 5K, and 2K
–Held in Mishawaka, this annual fall event benefits the South Bend Center for the Homeless. http://www.tma-el.org/development_fall_frolic.htm

9/27/09: Pumpkin Chase Race 10K, 5K
–A fun September event celebrating the season held in Bristol. www.pumpkinchase.com

10/3/09: Sheltering Wings Break a Sweat; Break the Cycle 5K
–This annual walk/run, held in Plainfield, is the official kickoff event in the area for Domestic Awareness Month. www.shelteringwings.org

10/4/09: Crossroads of America 30K
–One of the longest races in the state for distance runners. http://www.kenlongassoc.com/

10/4/09: Footin for a Cancer Cure
–Non-competitive walk held in Hobart to fund cancer research along scenic Lake George.

10/10/09: Black Cat Classic 5K
–Includes favorite fall fare and great door prizes. Held in New Castle. http://www.runnersworld.com/cda/racefinderdetail/1,7150,s6-239-283-284-0-0-0-0-1900962,00.html

10/24/09: Monster Mash Dash
–A scary dash held in the spirit of Halloween, with a free run full of spooks and spirits for Indianapolis kids ages 2 to 10. http://www.tuxbro.com/

10/30/2009: Run Like Hell 3 Mile Run and Walk
–Held in scenic White River State Park, this annual run isn’t only a favorite Indianapolis sports event–it’s also a costume party! http://www.tuxbro.com