June 15, 2020

How to Create or Join a Challenge Team

Our new virtual challenges are even better with friends and family! Stay motivated by joining or creating a Challenge team. Wondering how to create or join a Challenge team? Check out the instructions below! How to create a Challenge Team: 1. On the first page of registration, select “Yes” when asked if you would like …

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June 1, 2020

A New Way to Parade!

Since we couldn’t be together this Memorial Day Weekend, we wanted to provide everyone a way to get creative and still celebrate the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Join us in applauding these amazing submissions and we can’t wait to see you in August for the IPL 500 Festival Parade! Team Name: Lev Motorsports Float Name: …

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May 19, 2020

An Unforgettable Experience – 2020 500 Festival Intern Class

The 500 Festival Internship Program allows hard working, passionate students to experience the Month of May in Indy in a new and exciting way. The 500 Festival interns are fully immersed in the Month of May, producing some of the world’s most exciting and large-scale events. From the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, to the 500 Festival Memorial …

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May 14, 2020

Month of May Traditions

The Month of May in Indianapolis is like no other. Leading up to the Indianapolis 500, the city comes alive with rich history, traditions, and race fans from all over the world. The award-winning 500 Festival and Indianapolis 500 Education Program, presented by Indiana University Health aims to teach students across Indiana about the rich traditions and culture of the Month of May.   This free program immerses …

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May 6, 2020

Virtual #IndyMini Spectator Signs

Spectators help motivate OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon and Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K participants along the course. With the switch to a virtual race this year, friends and family members have still found creative ways to motivate the participants they know. Check out some of their signs and get inspired to create your own!

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March 24, 2020

500 Festival Princesses Continue to be Rooted in Service

As we all know, the world is currently facing a unique and challenging time. However, it is more important than ever to band together and support our community, country, and world. Committed to cultivating the next generation of leader’s, the 500 Festival Princess Program is dedicated to leadership and professional development. A staple of this …

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January 27, 2020

Welcome 500 Festival 2020 Intern Class!

The 500 Festival Internship Program allows students from all over the world to experience the thrilling Month of May in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. 11 interns, representing seven different universities, have been invited to join the 500 Festival team for the spring semester. A team of hardworking and passionate students, the selected interns will …

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January 23, 2020

Tips to Prepare for Princess Program Interviews

The 500 Festival Princess Program, presented by Reis-Nichols Jewelers, celebrates Indiana’s most civic minded, academically driven young women. Applications have been reviewed and interviews are quickly approaching! The first round of interviews for the 2020 Princess Program will take place January 25. The interview process can seem daunting, however, it is a wonderful opportunity to …

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