Where and when is the Indianapolis Women's Half Marathon?

The Indianapolis Women's Half Marathon and 5K is held on September 17, 2016. Registration and Packet Pick-up is located at the Sheraton Downtown Indianapolis located at 31 West Ohio Street.

Why is the Race for Women Only?

To showcase and honor the strides women have made in the sport of running & walking.

Can Men Participate in Any Way?

Here is a great opportunity to be a spectator in supporting and cheering on your wife, sister, mother, friend and others.

We encourage you to become a volunteer for the event - not just to support women, but to help the sport of running & walking.

Spectator Info                    Volunteer Info

Can I walk the Indianapolis Women's Half Marathon?

All of our events are walker friendly. Walkers are welcome! Please remember the course time limits. (The time limit for the half marathon is 4.5 hours)

Preparing for the Indy Women's Half Marathon & 5k?

Warmup activities such as jogging and stretching for 10 minutes before can decrease injury and improve performance. Learn more training tips by visiting Franciscan St. Francis Health Sports Medicine by clicking here.

Are jogging strollers allowed in the Indy Women's 5k and Half Marathon portions of the race?

Yes, jogging strollers are allowed for the Women's 5k and the Women's half marathon and will begin at the back of the race behind the runners.

Can my friend or family member pick up my race packet for me?


When and Where is Packet Pick-Up?

Registration and Packet Pick-up takes place at the Sheraton Downtown Indianapolis located at 31 West Ohio Street on Friday, September 16, 2016 from 11a-8p. Click here for directions.

May I switch my registration from one race to another?

You may switch from the half marathon to the 5K by clicking here.   To switch from the 5K to the half marathon, please email Todd@CarmelMarathon.com

May I switch my registration to another person?

You may transfer your registration to another runner by clicking here.

What is the cancellation policy?

The Race Director, Official Medical Director and Indianapolis Police have the authority to cancel or delay the event for any reason such as extreme weather, accidents, city emergency, etc. No refunds or deferrals are allowed.

I want to make sure I am signed up. How do I confirm this?

Click here to have your confirmation resent or confirm entry.

How can I volunteer to help with the Indianapolis Women's Half Marathon?

Click here to register to volunteer. Our volunteers make the difference so we hope you join us.

What is the time limit for the course?

Half Marathon and 5K time limit is 4.5 hrs. Both the half marathon and 5K will start at 7:30 AM.

What will the course be?

You can find all course information, including links to course map and elevation, on the Course Information page.

What is the minimum age for the half marathon?

The minimum age is 10 years unless the individual is approved by the event committee. For consideration email info@carmelroadracinggroup.com

Who receives a finisher's medal?

Every individual who crosses the finish line within the time limit will receive a finisher's medal.

Does the money from this event benefit a special cause?

The Indianapolis Women's Half Marathon & 5K has chosen to support the Julian Center.

Where are the restrooms located

By Meridian and New York street. Click here to view the map. Click here to view the Start Finish Overview Map.