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July 20, 2017

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The midway point of our 2017 RUN (317) Series is going to be a blast! Starting at 7pm, run (or walk) 3.17 miles through trendy Mass Ave. 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 Mass Ave 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 Mass Ave

Known affectionately as Mass Ave, this five-block area is ripe with theaters, restaurants, art galleries and, most attractively for shoppers, a number of eclectic, independent boutiques. Encounter unique finds on each block, such as The Best Chocolate In Town or Mass Ave Wine. Take in Indy culture at its finest on Mass Ave, “45 Degrees from Ordinary.”

Did You Know?

  • Mass Ave is home the oldest existing residential neighborhoods in Indianapolis, known as Lockerbie Square.
  • Run past the house that famous poet James Whitcomb Riley died in
  • Home of the Athenaeum (largest German community center in Indianapolis)
  • Home of Old National Center
  • The Athenaeum is now the home of the American Cabaret Theatre

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Course Information

The 3.17 mile course will start and finish at the 900 block of Mass Ave, near Indy Reads, and incorporates the beautiful Mass Ave. 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

Mass Ave Map

Mass Ave Race Swag:

Participants will receive two FREE craft beers of different styles (if 21 or older) from Thr3e Wisemen Brewing Co., a unique Mass Ave commemorative medal that doubles as a bottle opener, a FREE 6-inch Sub coupon from Penn Station, and a RUN(317) bumper sticker!

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Race Time & Location

Packet Pick-Up

Official Start Time: 7pm EDT

When: Wednesday, July 20th
Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
Where: Broad Ripple Runners Forum
903 E. Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46260

When: Thursday, July 21st
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM EDT
Where: Inside of Indy Reads
911 Mass Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Charity Partner

 

Energy Krazed, a non-profit 501c3 organization developing fun, relevant, educational, and interactive programs that empower teens to take charge of their minds, bodies, and ultimately their futures. The Energy Krazed approach is flexible, person-centered, evidence-based, and collaborative. Our programs increase the quality of life of young Hoosiers by teaching the importance of nutrition, physical and mental health, and mindfulness through a collaboration of students, parents, healthcare professionals, educators, and the community.

Our Values:
  • We take pride and passion in our state, in ourselves, and in our accomplishments
  • We have energy and enthusiasm for our work and our purpose
  • We encourage open communication across generations, organizations, communities
  • We commit to planning and evaluating program success 

Indiana communities are facing a severe epidemic—diabetes and weight gain are rising at unprecedented rates among adolescents. The epidemic is leading to number of other health issues, it is affecting school performance, and it can lower self-esteem and mental well-being. Together we must empower young Hoosiers to take charge of their health in order to reverse the trend. Energy Krazed aims to provide tools and education to enable that change. The following video highlights some of the alarming statistics. Take a look, and help us make Indiana happier and healthier!

 

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Eat Local! Featuring Delicious Neighborhood Fare!

Foodies can indulge on farm-to-table dishes, American-modern cuisine, or take down a platter of tacos. Enjoy Cajun Creole at Yatz or comfort food at Mimi Blue Meatballs. Try local craft beers or sip a cocktail at one of the unique bars in the area. No matter where you choose to dine on Mass Ave the experience is sure to be distinctive and noteworthy.

(317)’s delicious craze — local food trucks will also be on-site to cater to rumbling bellies including Der Pretzel Wagen.

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2 FREE craft beers of different varieties to all participants (21 +) from Thr3e Wise Men!2 Beers!

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!

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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 Peggy Johnson with Energy Krazed,  

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FAQ

Q. When is the Mass Ave registration deadline?

A. Online registration for RUN(317) will close on Tuesday, July 18th 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 June 29th: $37.25
June 30th through July 18th: $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, July 20th, 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?
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Mass Ave Results


Q. Where do I pick up my packet?

A.

When: Wednesday, July 19th
Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
Where: Broad Ripple Runners Forum
903 E Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46260

When: Thursday, July 20th
Time: 5:30PM – 6:45 PM EDT
Where: Inside of Indy Reads
911 Mass Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46202


Q. Can I run with my dog?

A. Dogs are not permitted to run in the RUN(317) race series.


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) Mass Ave benefit?

A. RUN(317) benefits Energy Krazed


 Q. How do I contact RUN(317)?

A. Email