Registration for 2014 Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run Opens Today

Registration for 2014 Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run Opens Today

Wed, 2014-01-22

Registration for 2014 Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run Opens Today

INDIANAPOLIS (January 22, 2014) – Registration for the 2014 Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run opens today on the 500 Festival website, www.500festival.com

 

Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2014 on Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis. All kids, ages 3-12, are invited to participate in the non-competitive race. The pre-registration fee is $6 until May 8. On-site registration will be $10.

 

Rookie Run is a great way for kids to stay physically fit. Kids aged three to five will run a two-block course, runners aged six and seven will race a 1/5-mile course, while runners aged eight to 12 will run the 1/3-mile course. The race takes place on Ohio and Meridian streets, just north of Monument Circle. All participants will receive a goodie bag, a runner’s bib with the number 1 and a finisher’s medal. Also, commemorative t-shirts are available for purchase for $10 (while supplies last).

 

Sponsors for the Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run include Chase, Finish Line and MHS. For more information on the 500 Festival or to register for the 2014 Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run, please visit https://www.500festival.com/other-events/rookie-run.

 

The 500 Festival, a not-for-profit volunteer organization, was created in 1957 to organize civic events celebrating the greatest race in the world. Over the past 57 years, the 500 Festival has grown to become one of the largest festivals in the nation. The mission of the 500 Festival is to produce life-enriching events and programs while celebrating the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500® and fostering positive impact on the city of Indianapolis and state of Indiana.

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