Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any question not answered below, please contact Chet at

Is this a timed race? Am I allowed to walk?

Both events are timed. The Half Marathon course closes in 4 hours.

We are timing both events.  Walkers are welcome in both events!  Please note, the Half Marathon course closes at 3 hours.

Is there beer at the finish line?

Of Course!  Church Street Brewing Company will be supplying refreshing brew for all finishers after the race!

Is the course good for spectators?

Yes, of course.

Absolutely!  Here are google map locations that are easily accessible by car.

I cannot make it to the race, what can I do?

Sorry, there are no refunds.  You do have some options:

  1. You may sell or transfer your registration. After your entry is sold or given away, log into to make the changes.
  2. You may switch to Virtual. Log into and follow the steps to switch. There will be an additional charge, then we will mail your swag shortly after the event.
  3. You may send someone to pick up your stuff.
  4. You may defer your entry to 2020 for $25.00.  To so so, log into and follow the steps to defer your entry.

There are no charges for  you to do this yourself online.  If you require Fun-Races help, email – we charge $10 to assist you.


Parking is available at IUPUI for $10, or at various lots and parking meters.

Free parking in the park. There is adequate parking all along Groves 17-25.  Get there super early to secure a spot near the start/finish area, but once parking spots fill, continue along the parking lot path for additional parking spots.  Click Here for Google Map Location 

Is there water on the course?

Yes, you have 12 opportunities to grab a drink of water and/or sports drink.

Can I walk?

Yes.  The 5K has no time restriction.  The Half Marathon does.  You need to complete the event within 4 hours (Indy) or 3 hours (Chicago).  There will be a trail vehicle.  If you fall behind the trail vehicle, you may catch a ride.  Otherwise, you are totally on your own.  Traffic cones will be picked up.  Officers and volunteers will not be on the course once the trail vehicle arrives at their areas.

Are there any discounts?

At this point, we have discounts for our Military and first responders.  If you are military, first responder, or retired from one of them, use the appropriate Coupon Code: MILITARY    FIRE   POLICE   AMBULANCE

Could my company sponsor this race?

Indy – Yes, email

Chicago – Yes, email

Can I pick up for a large group?

Yes – if you have six or more in your group, email Andrea (  We will have the packets prepared when you arrive at Tow Yard Brewery.

Can someone else get my packet?

Yes – they should have a copy of your drivers license or race confirmation email we sent you.

When can I get my packet?

Packet pick up is Friday, July 12th, 4:00-7:00
Greek’s Pizzeria
4901 N College Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46205

Packet pick up is Thursday, July 11th (4-7pm)
Church Street Brewing Company
1480 Industrial Drive Unit C
Itasca IL 60143

Are there awards?

Yes, ribbons and shot glasses to Top 3 Male and Female Overall and Age Groups as follows:


Can my child run the event?

Yes!  There are no age restrictions.  We do not have youth sized tech-shirts though.

Are strollers allowed?

Yes!  We don’t force strollers to the back of the pack.  Please start the race based on the pace you believe you will run.

Are dogs allowed?

Yes!  You know the rules, please be respectful of other runners and property owners.