Frequently Asked Questions

Below are listed some common questions and answers. If you have a question not listed, please contact us with your inquiry and we’ll get back with you as soon as we can.

This year's event is live and in-person as permitted by Indiana guidance.  Please read our statement and guide for your safety as well as ours.

Yes!  You know the rules, please clean up after them and be respectful of other runners and property owners.

Yes. The Half Marathon & 5K are both chip-timed.

Yes!  There are no age restrictions.

Yes!  We don’t force strollers to the back of the pack.  But we ask that you start the race based on the pace you believe you will run.

2020 has no awards.  COVID-19 forced us to modify the start structure, and there is no reasonable way to track winners until the race is completed. To our fast friends, sorry about this. We will work on a Corral-friendly plan for 2021.
Yes, of course!  And Truly Hard Seltzer.
Sorry, there are no refunds.  You do have some options:
  1. You may sell or transfer your registration. After your entry is sold or given away, log into runsignup.com to make the changes.
  2. You may switch to Virtual. Log into runsignup.com and follow the steps to switch. There will be an additional charge, then we will mail your swag shortly after the event.
  3. You may send someone to pick up your stuff.
  4. You may defer your entry to 2021 for $15.00.  To so so, log into runsignup.com and follow the steps to defer your entry.
There are no charges for  you to do this yourself online.  If you require Fun-Races help, email andrea@fun-races.com – we charge $10 to assist you.
Yes, of course. 2020 Indianapolis course is a 6.55 mile route that runners repeat, so spectators may see them near the halfway point. There is also a good location near the zoo, as runners pass their twice. Spectators must wear face masks if they cannot be 6+ feet away from anyone else.

At this point, we have discounts for our Military and first responders.  If you are military, first responder, or retired from one of them, use the appropriate Coupon Code: MILITARY    FIRE   POLICE   AMBULANCE

Yes, you will have multiple opportunities to grab a drink of water. Full bottles are available along the course.  PLEASE discard your bottles into trash or recycling containers.
Yes.  The 5K has no time restriction.  The Half Marathon does.  You need to complete the event within 4 hours.  There will be a trail vehicle.  If you fall behind the trail vehicle, you may catch a ride.  Otherwise, you are totally on your own.  Traffic cones will be picked up.  Officers and volunteers will not be on the course once the trail vehicle arrives at their areas.
Yes, email chet@fun-races.com. Also, check out our sponsor's page for more information.
Yes – if you have three or more in your group, email Andrea (andrea@fun-races.com). We will have the packets prepared when you arrive.
Yes – they should have a copy of your drivers license or race confirmation email we sent you.
Optional pre-race packet pickup is 3:00-7:00pm at Hummel Park in Plainfield. This is wide open and fairly close to the airport for our out of state runners. Look for the Fun-Races truck. Click here for directions.   Race Day Packet Pickup is available too. Please arrive between 30 and 60 minutes before your start time.
There are only water along the course.  We can't afford Gatorade bottles/gels:(  And to be COVID-safe, we're uncomfortable with open cups of sports drinks.
July 17, Friday afternoon from 3:00-7:00pm at Hummel Park in Plainfield.  There is plenty of space for social distancing, and it's fairly close to the airport for our out of state runners.  Look for the Fun-Races truck. Race day Packet Pickup is fine too. Please arrive between 30 and 60 minutes before your scheduled start time. Click here for directions