May 18th, 2017

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We’re kicking off the 2017 RUN(317) Series in a big way, in the heart of the 317 at The Circle! Spend your Thursday night at a unique, high-energy event! Starting at 7pm, run (or walk) 3.17 miles through the bustling atmosphere of Indy Downtown, starting and finishing at The Circle. 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 on The Circle. 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 and Der Pretzel Wagen will be onsite as well as the Vino Mobile Bar.  Join us as we celebrate the unique people, businesses, and charities of Downtown Indy 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 The Circle

Soldiers and Sailors Monument, most know as Monument Circle was fully built in 1902 to commemorate heroes who died in wars before World War I. The Circle is the spoke of Indianapolis. Located in the downtown area, there is always something fun to experience in the area. Ride through the streets in a horse drawn carriage, view the city from above in the Arts garden hovering over the intersection of Washington and Illinois Street, or catch a flick after shopping at the Circle Centre Mall.

Did you know?

  • Indianapolis has the 2nd most monuments and memorials dedicated to veterans, only behind Washington D.C!
  • The construction for Monument Circle was nearly 129 years ago!
  • Monument Circle is only 15 feet away from being as tall as the Statue of Liberty!
  • Before the Monument, the circle was home to the Governor’s residence!
  • The Eiteljorg Museum is home to many of the greatest Native American artwork in the world!
  • Run over the Famous Indiana Central Canal!
  • The Indiana State House was built in 1888, and was the 5th capitol building in the state!
  • The Soldiers and Sailors Monument was officially designated a National Historic Landmark on January 13, 2017
  • The Monument houses the Colonel Eli Lilly Civil War Museum
  • Monument Circle is home to the Indianapolis Power & Lights building, which is known for it’s LED light powered window displays

Course Information

The 3.17 mile course will start and finish on The Circle in downtown Indianapolis. Runners will get to enjoy the heart of the (317) by taking over the streets running through the heart of the (317).

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.

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The Circle Race Swag:

Participants will receive two FREE craft beers of different styles (if 21 or older) from Thr3e Wisemen Brewing Co., a unique Circle 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

Official Start Time: 7pm EDT

Start Line Location: The Circle
Address: 1 Monument Cir. Indianapolis, In 46204

Packet Pick-Up

Where: Runners Forum – Broad Ripple, 902 E. Westfield Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46220
When: Wednesday, May 17th
Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT

Where: Inside 1st Floor of Emmis Communications Building, 40 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46204
40 Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN 46204
When: Thursday, May 18th
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM EDT
Where: The Circle (1 Monument Circle Indianapolis, IN 46204)

Charity Partner

About Partners In Housing

The mission of Partners In Housing is to provide affordable housing to people who most need a stable place to live, while giving them support to reach their highest level of self-sufficiency.  Partners In Housing has twelve (12) apartment communities around Indianapolis, where we serve over 600 residents a year. Our residents have either experienced homelessness, are actively at risk of experiencing homelessness, or are vulnerable due to extremely low income. They consist of both single adults and families with children. Our dedicated Support Services team works one-on-one with residents to connect them with services and keep them housed. Partners In Housing also has a distinguished transitional housing program for U.S. Military Veterans who have experienced homelessness. 

www.partnersinhousingindy.org

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Eat Local! Featuring Delicious Neighborhood Fare!

Stop favorite’s Scotty’s Brewhouse on Virginia Avenue, only a 5 minute walk from the Circle. With items like wraps, salads, to one of a kind burgers there is something that everyone will love.  Local food trucks including Brozinni Pizzeria and Der Pretzel Wagen will be onsite as well as the Vino Mobile Bar.

Fun Fact: There are over 40 restaurants within walking distance of Monument Circle. Enjoy a variety of cuisine from upscale dining, cafes, delis, and international eats.

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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 FREE2 Beers! 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 Partners in Housing volunteer coordinator Cindy Tow at .

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FAQ

Q. When is the The Circle registration deadline?

A. Online registration for RUN(317) will close on Wednesday, May 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 April 27th: $37.25
April 28th through May 16th: $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, May 18th, 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.

May 19th – The Circle

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, May 17th
Time: 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
Where: Broad Ripple Runners Forum
903 E. Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46260

When: Thursday, May 18th
Time: 4:30PM – 7:00 PM EDT
Where: The Circle
1 Monument Circle
Indianapolis, IN 46204


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) Circle benefit?

A. RUN(317) benefits Partners In Housing.



 Q. How do I contact RUN(317)?

A. Email