500 Mini Marathon
Costumes, cheerleaders, partiers, bands (oh, and runners, too)—all the sights from the 2015 Indianapolis 500 Festival Mini-Marathon.
The former Olympian and first-ever Indy Mini-Marathon winner told
IM how to get the edge in Saturday’s race.
On your mark, get set, read up on the May 2 race.
Yes, there were tens of thousands of runners and walkers and wheelchair participants—but there were also dozens of fantastic signs along the route.
IM staffers Vu Luong (pictured below in the gray tank) and Jonathan Scott and intern Summer Daily all ran the Mini on May 4. Here’s their conversation—what they saw, thought, felt, relished.
For these performers, the nation’s largest half marathon is just for show.
In the wake of the Boston bombings, 500 Festival leaders put ramped-up measures in place.
Do as I do, and as I say.
Yes, this is Indianapolis. We know we’re supposed to be polite, practical, modest. But we have to admit: All this Super Bowl fuss has gone to our heads. Turns out we like being the center of attention—and it has us feeling pretty darn good about our city.