October 12th, 2017
Our 2017 RUN(317) finale. Starting at 7pm, run (or walk) 3.17 miles through the awesomeness of Fountain Square. 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 including Brozinni Pizzeria will be onsite as well as the Vino Mobile Bar. Join us as we celebrate the unique people, businesses, and charities of Fountain Square 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 Fountain Square
Just southeast of downtown, this funky Indianapolis neighborhood has a world of independent restaurants, live music and performance, working artists with a vibrant arts scene, and one-of-a-kind stores that sell fashion, comics, musical instruments, fresh flowers, and so much more.
Did You Know?
- Fountain Square is the oldest Historic District in Indiana!
- Since 1976, our charity partner Keep Indianapolis Beautiful has planted over 40,000 trees in the city!
- Between 1910 to 1950, Fountain Square had the most theaters in Indianapolis
- During the same timeframe, Fountain Square was deemed, “Downtown of the South Side”
- The race course has many active Keep Indianapolis Beautiful projects on it
The 3.17 mile course will start and finish at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and incorporate the beautiful streets of Fountain Square. 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.
Fountain Square Race Swag:
Participants will receive two FREE craft beers of different styles (if 21 or older) from Thr3e Wisemen Brewing Co., a unique Fountain Square commemorative medal that doubles as a bottle openiner, a FREE 6-inch Sub coupon from Penn Station AND a RUN(317) bumper sticker!
Race Time & Location
Official Start Time: 7pm EDT
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. is a nonprofit organization with a mission to engage diverse communities to create vibrant public places, helping people and nature thrive. Since 1976, KIB has helped its neighbors plant more than 40,000 trees and has been supported by more than one thousand individual donors towards those efforts. KIB accomplishes these goals through community driven, hands-on programs and initiatives to create vibrant public places. Keep Indianapolis Beautiful is a 501c(3), private, not-for-profit organization, and an award-winning affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, Inc. (KAB), the national organization dedicated to preserving the natural beauty and environment in American communities.
Each year, KIB supports an average of 500 community improvement projects with more than 30,000 volunteers. For the past three decades, we’ve partnered with neighborhoods, the public sector, and Indianapolis community groups and businesses to achieve our vision for a beautiful city.
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. sees a vibrant city, with every neighborhood landscape thriving and well, and its people empowered, mobilized, and devoted toward that vision. The result: a city defined by strong neighborhoods; inspired places; and a clean, flourishing environment.
KIB relies upon the generous donations of people like you to continue its mission. We hope you will consider supporting our work to “green up” and clean up Indianapolis!
What your donation can do because every dollar counts:
$10 will buy 12 pairs of gloves
$15 will buy a flat of native flowers
$30 will buy 2 cubic yards of mulch
$75 will buy 4 cubic yards of soil
$100 will buy one 8′ tree with 1-2″ trunk width
Eat Local! Featuring Delicious Neighborhood Fare!
(317)’s delicious craze — local food trucks including Brozinni Pizzeria will be onsite as well as the Vino Mobile Bar.
Stop favorite’s Scotty’s Brewhouse on Virginia Avenue, only a 6 minute drive from Fountain Square. With items like wraps, salads, to one of a kind burgers there is something that everyone will love. Redeem your free sandwich from Penn Station also on Virginia Ave. Fountain Square has a world of dining options to choose from with independent restaurants catering to all tastes including Global soul food, Greek, Burgers, Asian, Pub food, Mexican, BBQ, and Peruvian just to name a few.
2 FREE 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 FREE craft beers of different styles at the Post-race Party!
We need your help keeping (317) beautiful! Volunteer positions include Packet Pick-Up, Finish Line, Course, and the Water Station. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Shannon Priddy with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful. Email Shannon Priddy:
Q. When is the Fountain Square registration deadline?
A. Online registration for RUN(317) will close on Tuesday, October 10th 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.
Now through September 14th: $37.25
September 15th through October 10th: $43
Race Day: $50
A. To confirm your entry please click here.
A. The walk/run will start at 7:00 PM EDT on Thursday, October 12, 2017.
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
When: Wednesday, October 11th
Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
Where: Broad Ripple Runners Forum
902 E Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46220
When: Thursday, October 12th
Time: 5:30PM – 6:45 PM EDT
Where: Keep Indianapolis Beautiful
1029 Fletcher Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46203
A. One water station will be located approximately half way through the course as well as the Start and Finish Line.
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.
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.
A. Yes! There is a 16 minute/mile minimum pace on the course.
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.
A. There are no refunds or transfers for RUN(317).
A. RUN(317) benefits Keep Indianapolis Beautiful