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Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run

Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run

MAY 11, 2024
MAY 11, 2024

Youngsters Take Over Downtown Indy!

Indiana’s youngest runners are hitting the street during the Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run. This non-competitive fun run allows children ages 3 – 10 the fun opportunity to get active and experience the excitement of a running event, complete with a start and finish line production, cheering section, participant bib, and finisher medal.

The Rookie Run will take place at Kids’ Day, Indiana’s largest free outdoor festival for kids! The Salesforce and JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Kids’ Day attracts thousands to Monument Circle on May 11, featuring over 40 exhibitors and tons of fun, educational and interactive activities.

registration

Online registration is open for the 2024 Rookie Run now through May 8 at $10 – which includes a commemorative shirt, goodie bag, participant bib, and a finisher medal!

Race-day registration will also be available at the event for $5, with an option to purchase a participant t-shirt for an additional $5 at the DICK’s Sporting Goods Rookie Run Registration Zone. Packet pick-up is available at the 500 Festival Mini-Marathon Expo or at the event.

The Race Details

The Rookie Run takes place in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, just one block north of Monument Circle at the intersection of Ohio and Meridian streets, and during the larger Salesforce & JPMorgan Chase 500 Festival Kids’ Day event. Race distances are set based upon a child’s age and races will be run in a series of heats to ensure a safe race experience.

2024 Schedule
  • Age 3: 2-block course – 11:30 am

  • Age 4: 2-block course – 12:00 pm
  • Ages 5-6: 1/5-mile course – 12:30 pm
  • Ages 7-8: 1/3-mile course – 1:00 pm
  • Ages 9-10: 1/3-mile course – 1:30 pm

Times are approximate and subject to change.

Join The Kids’ Day Fun!

The Rookie Run takes place at Kids’ Day, Indiana’s largest outdoor festival for kids. Kids’ Day is an Indy 500 celebration that’s sized for kids. With interactive, educational displays in a carnival-like atmosphere, Kids’ Day gives children the opportunity to stretch their minds and their muscles. Join us for a free day of play at Kids’ Day!

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS