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June 15th, 2017

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Spend your Thursday night at a unique, high-energy event! Starting at 7pm, run (or walk) 3.17 miles through the original (317) hotspot of Broad Ripple. Then, for those 21 and older, grab your 2 complimentary craft beers of different styles from Thr3e Wise Men and hang out at the hip Post-Race Party. The bash will feature live music by nationally touring DJ Sinclair Wheeler. And let’s not forget about that FREE 6-inch Sub coupon from Penn Station. Local food trucks will also be on-site to cater to rumbling bellies including Der Pretzel Wagen. Join us as we celebrate the unique people, businesses, and charities of Broad Ripple and the (317)!

 

Interested In Fundraising?

Log into your Race Roster account (or create a new account) and create a fundraising page & goal (located at the bottom of your dashboard). Then, share your fundraising page with your friends, family and on social media so that they can support your goal and donate to the cause! 



About Broad Ripple

Looking to keep the fun going after the race? Broad Ripple Village is a fusion of old and new, commercial and creative – a vibrant center of restaurants, shops, and nighttime hotspots, surrounded by long-established neighborhoods and shaped by nearby parks, the Central Canal and the winding White River.

Did you know?

  • The Pat McAfee Swim Club was founded here in 2010 (allegedly)
  • The Vogue Nightclub has has featured many top performing artists ranging from Johnny Cash to Snoop Dogg
  • Boyhood home of former Pacer George Hill
  • Home to Butler University
  • David Letterman is an alumni of Broad Ripple High School
  • Home of Second Lady Karen Pence
  • Former Second Lady Marilyn Quayle is also a BRHS alum

Course Information

The 3.17 mile course will start and finish on the Guilford Ave. bridge over the canal (aka. Pat McAfee pool) behind the Broad Ripple Runners Forum and incorporate streets of beautiful Broad Ripple and down Riverview Dr.

One water station will be located approximately half way through the course as well as the Start and Finish Line. Mile markers and clocks will be displayed at each mile.

Course Map

Broad Ripple Map

RUN(317) Broad Ripple participants will be receiving 2 FREE craft beers of different styles from Thr3e Wise Men, a FREE 6″ Penn Station sub coupon, a unique Broad Ripple commemorative medal that doubles as a bottle opener, and a RUN(317) bumper sticker!

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Race Time & Location

Official Start Time: 7pm EDT

Start Line Location: End of Guilford Avenue canal bridge near fire station
Address: 6330 Guilford Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46220

Packet Pick-Up

When: Wednesday, June 14th
Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
Where: Broad Ripple Runners Forum
903 E. Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46260

When: Thursday, June 15th
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM EDT
Where: The Red Room (above Runners Forum)
6335 Guilford Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46220

 

Charity Partner

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Since 2001, School on Wheels’ mission has been to provide one-on-one tutoring and educational advocacy for school-aged children experiencing homelessness. We equip these children with the educational tools necessary to achieve success in life and break the cycle of homelessness through two key programs: Tutors in Action and Ignite Learning. Through Tutors in Action we use nearly 400 volunteer tutors, and partner with nine shelter locations and four public schools to provide academic intervention programs to students in grades K – 12 up to four times each week. Ignite Learning is our program dedicated to engaging the parents of these students, helping them become the best advocates for their child’s education. Our programs work together to create a web of support for the homeless children and families in Indianapolis, connecting teachers, schools and service partners to meet the academic needs of those children who need it most.

What is your donation worth?

  • $20 provides one week of snacks for School on Wheels students at one partner location.
  • $50 provides a backpack full of necessary school supplies to a School on Wheels student. All students in the program receive a backpack so that they have the same educational materials as their non-homeless peers.
  • $100 provides 2 complete school uniforms to each student in our program. Lack of a uniform can mean the difference between attending school or staying home.
  • $250 makes a parent workshop possible. Parent workshops provided by School on Wheels empower the parents of the children we serve so they can be the best advocates for their child’s education.
  • $500 provides summer enrichment programming to a student through It’s a WRAP!, School on Wheels’ program that helps combat summer learning loss for children living at Salvation Army Barton Center.
  • $1,000 underwrites a full year of School on Wheels tutoring and educational advocacy for an Indianapolis child experiencing homelessness.
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Eat Local! Featuring Delicious Neighborhood Fare!

Visit our great sponsor and one of Indy’s favorite’s Thr3e Wise Men, just 3 minutes from Runners Forum on Broad Ripple Ave. From delicious appetizers and craft beer, this brewery is a great spot among many others to enjoy while in Broad Ripple. Penn Station is also on Broad Ripple Ave just a walk away to redeem your coupon for a delicious FREE 6-inch sub!  Local food trucks will also be on-site to cater to rumbling bellies including Der Pretzel Wagen.

Fun Fact: There are 24 other restaurants within walking distance of the start/finish line!
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2 FREE craft beers to all participants (21 +) from Thr3e Wise Men!

The (317) is a hot-spot for some of the best beer in the nation. Thanks to Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co., each participant (21 +) will be getting 2 FREE2 Beers! beers at the Post-race Party!

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Volunteers

We need your help! Volunteer positions include Packet Pick-Up, Finish Line, Course, and the Water Station. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Amber Ewing with School on Wheels at

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FAQ

Q. When is the Broad Ripple registration deadline?

A. Online registration for RUN(317) will close on Wednesday, June 15th at 11:59 PM EDT. Packet Pick-Up & Race Day registration will be available. Those who register on race day are not guaranteed a shirt.

Pricing
Now through May 25th: $37.25
May 26th through June 13th: $43
Packet Pick-Up & Race Day: $50


 Q. How do I confirm my entry?

A. To confirm your entry please click here.


 Q. What time does RUN(317) start?

A. The walk/run will start at 7:00 PM EDT on Thursday, June 15, 2017.


 Q. Where does it take place?

A. RUN(317) Series locations:

5/18 – The Circle, 1 Monument Cir, Indianapolis, IN 46204

6/15 – Broad Ripple, 902 E Westfield Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46220

7/20 – Mass Ave, 911 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46202

8/31 – Carmel Arts & Design District, Carmel, IN 46032

10/12 – Fountain Square, 1029 Fletcher Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46203


 Q. Where can I get my results?

A. Results will be available via social media and the website after the race.

Broad Ripple FAQs

Broad Ripple Results

Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female will be awarded race day. There are no age group awards.


Q. Where do I pick up my packet?

A.

When: Wednesday, June 14th
Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
Where: Broad Ripple Runners Forum
903 E. Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46260

When: Thursday, June 15th
Time: 5:30PM – 6:45PM EDT
Where: Broad Ripple Runners Forum
903 E. Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46260


Q. Where are the water stations?

A. One water station will be located approximately half way through the course as well as the Start and Finish Line.


 Q. What are the award divisions?

A. Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female prizes will be awarded. There are no age group awards.


Q. Is there an age limit?

A. No! Bring the whole family.


 Q. Are strollers or dogs permitted?

A. Dogs are not allowed on the course for safety reasons. Strollers are permitted but must start behind all other runners and walkers for safety reasons.


 Q. May walkers participate?

A. Yes! There is a 16 minute/mile minimum pace on the course.


 Q. I have a friend who cannot participate in the event. Can I take his/her place?

A. Each participant must have his/her own registration. In the event of an emergency, race officials must have emergency contact information on hand, therefore you are NOT allowed to participate using someone else’s registration. There are NO exceptions to this policy.


 Q. Can I get a refund or transfer?

A. There are no refunds or transfers for RUN(317).


 Q. Who does RUN(317) benefit?

A. RUN(317) benefits School on Wheels.



 Q. How do I contact RUN(317)?

A. Email