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February 28, 2014

Tickets now available for 2014 IPL 500 Festival Parade/Nick Goepper added to Parade Line-Up

Mon, 2014-03-03 Tickets now available for 2014 IPL 500 Festival Parade and more 2014 Olympic Games Bronze Medalist Nick Goepper added to Parade line-up INDIANAPOLIS (March 3, 2014) – Tickets for all 2014 500 Festival events can now be purchased through Tickets for the 2014 IPL 500 Festival Parade are available on the 500 …

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February 26, 2014

500 Festival Selects 33 Young Women to Serve as 2014 500 Festival Princesses

Wed, 2014-02-26 INDIANAPOLIS (February 26, 2014) – Thirty-three young women from across Indiana have been selected to serve in the 2014 500 Festival Princess Program. Becoming a 500 Festival Princess is an experience of a lifetime. As ambassadors of the 500 Festival, the 2014 Indianapolis 500® and their hometowns, the princesses will attend and volunteer …

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February 25, 2014

500 Festival and Meijer Enter Into Multi-Event Partnership

Tue, 2014-02-25 INDIANAPOLIS (February 25, 2014) – The 500 Festival announced today that Meijer has agreed to a significant multi-year sponsorship with the organization. The agreement includes an integrated partnership including a financial commitment, as well as products and marketing support for multiple 500 Festival events and programs including the following: OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, …

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February 21, 2014

500 Festival Announces Partnership with Local Weather Company

Fri, 2014-02-21 INDIANAPOLIS (February 21, 2014) –  In an effort to increase the level of preparedness for its world-class events, the 500 Festival has contracted with BAM Chase, LLC to serve as the official weather forecaster for 500 Festival events including the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon and IPL 500 Festival Parade. BAM Chase is an …

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February 19, 2014

500 Festival Announces First Round of Celebrity Commitments for this Mays Lineup of Events

Wed, 2014-02-19 INDIANAPOLIS (February 19, 2014) – What do the Olympics, the movie “Grease” and Irish Tenors have in common? They will all be represented at 500 Festival events and programs this May. Gracie Gold, U.S. Figure Skater, Olivia Newton-John, Grammy winner and world- renowned performer, and Ronan Tynan, Irish Tenor, have all agreed to be …

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February 6, 2014

500 Festival Princess Program Selection Continues on Saturday, Feb. 8

Thu, 2014-02-06 WHAT: This weekend the 500 Festival will complete the selection process to choose 33 young women to represent the 2014 500 Festival at this year’s events and programs. The 500 Festival received more than 230 applications from young women representing 77 Hoosier cities and towns and 21 colleges and universities across the state. On …

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February 3, 2014

Finish Line Renews Title Sponsorship of the 500 Festival 5K

Mon, 2014-02-03 INDIANAPOLIS (February 3, 2014) – The 500 Festival announced today that The Finish Line, Inc. has renewed a multi-year partnership with the organization including title sponsorship of the Finish Line 500 Festival 5K through 2017. The upcoming 2014 race marks Finish Line’s 14th year as the title sponsor. They have been the sole …

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January 31, 2014

Olivia Newton-John to Lead Charity Walk in the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon

Fri, 2014-01-31 INDIANAPOLIS (January 31, 2014) – On May 3rd, 2014, the  Pink and Blue for Two (PB42) breast and prostate cancer awareness charity, will be joining forces with the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. PB42 will lead a “walk within the Mini” to help promote and raise awareness for their organization. Classically known for her role as …

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January 29, 2014

500 Festival Training Series, presented by OrthoIndy begins Saturday, Feb. 1 with 5K event

Wed, 2014-01-29 WHAT: Athletes will hit the pavement Saturday morning for the first of three events for the official training series of the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, the 2014 500 Festival Training Series, presented by OrthoIndy.  The Training Series is designed to allow participants the opportunity to gauge their progression in preparation for the OneAmerica 500 …

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January 27, 2014

KeyBank Becomes Title Sponsor of the 500 Festival Snakepit Ball

Mon, 2014-01-27 INDIANAPOLIS (January 27, 2014) – KeyBank, one of the nation’s largest banks, has become the title sponsor of the 500 Festival Snakepit Ball. KeyBank and Key Private Bank are dedicated to “Making a Difference” not only in Indianapolis, but many communities throughout the United States. “KeyBank and Key Private Bank are excited to …

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