Held annually since 2010, Carmel Marathon Weekend takes place in Carmel, Indiana, on the last Saturday in March each year. The marathon is the 2nd largest marathon in Indiana and one of the top places to qualify for Boston in the country.
Half Marathon and 5K (Marathon distance added for 2020!)
Fair on the Square Half Marathon and 5K is part of the annual Fair on the Square community event put on by Danville's Tri-Kappa and is held at the Hendricks County Courthouse each year. Typically held in September, the fair includes more than 100 booths of shopping, live entertainment, locally grown foods and more. (New for 2020 only- Fair on the Square will include a Marathon distance!)
Held annually each September since 2009, the Indy Women's Half Marathon and 5K has become a top 15 women-focused event in the nation and is the fastest growing women's half marathon in the US. Starting and finishing near Military Park in downtown Indianapolis, the event shows off some of the beauty of our city.
Held in late December, the Donut 5K involves three themes: holidays, donuts, and dogs. It offers something for everyone, from walkers to serious runners. In fact, the Donut 5K has become one of the most competitive short distance events in the region.
Created in 2015, the 8-Hour Dream Endurance Race is held each July on the grounds of Butler University. The race is central Indiana's premier summer ultra. Yes, it is held during the hottest part of the year and starts at 10:00 am!. The Cat Nap 5K was added in 2018 as a shorter option for some participants.