500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo takes place Thursday and Friday

500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo takes place Thursday and Friday

Wed, 2014-04-30


 The OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon kicks off with the 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo on Thursday, May 1, at the Indiana Convention Center, Halls F & G. More than 40,000 people are expected to browse more than 80 exhibits. Mini-Marathon participants have two days, May 1 and May 2, to pick up their Mini-Marathon packets at the Expo. There will be no packet pick-up services available on race day.

Vendors and exhibitors will have the latest in running gear, health information, food and opportunities to sample fitness products. Shop fitness apparel, running shoes and race gear from more than 80 booths including: Brooks, Nike, Mizuno, Asics, Threawheel, and Fuelbelt. Attendees can pick up a FREE drawstring bag courtesy of OneAmerica. Click here for an interactive Expo map.

The 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo is free and open to the public. Attendees do not need to be registered for the Mini-Marathon or Finish Line 500 Festival 5K to participate in the Expo activities. The Mini-Marathon Expo Virtual Goodie Bag is available to participants and the general public and is filled with valuable coupons.

Expo Highlights

  • Michelob ULTRA will be utilizing a Build-a-Bar serving ULTRA products in a lounge atmosphere.  
  • Main Event, the Official Mini-Marathon Merchandiser, will be onsite selling official race items.
  • Take a picture with this year’s 500 Festival Event Camaro in the course preview area.
  • This year’s Mini-Marathon and 5K participant shirts are gender-specific, moisture-wicking, high tech shirts. There will be a t-shirt exchange located within the Expo with a limited number of each size to ensure the perfect fit.

Register Early for the 2015 Mini and Save!

The 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo will be the first opportunity to register for the 2015 Mini-Marathon on May 2, 2015 at the special $55 rate! 2015 registration will be moved to a tiered pricing structure. Those who register for the 2015 race during this year’s Mini-Marathon weekend (May 1 – 5) will lock in at the $55 rate. Registration will then close, and re-open in September with registration priced at $75.


Thursday, May 1; 4 – 8 p.m.

Friday, May 2; 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.


Indiana Convention Center, Halls F & G, 100 S. Capitol Ave.

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