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Race Week Details

Everything you need to know for a successful race week

Travel and Lodging

Find and book a place to stay with our official hotel partners, find the best restaurants in Carmel, and more on the Travel page.


Friday, April 18, 2025

11am - 9pm EDT

502 East Event Centre - 502 E. Carmel Drive

All runners must pick up their packet at the Expo -- there will be no race-day packet pickup.

Pre-Race Pasta Dinner

Friday, April 18, 2025

5pm - 9:30pm EDT

Renaissance Hotel -- 11925 North Meridian St.

Race Day Parking

There is plenty of free parking within a short walk of the start/finish line. The best place to park is in one of the nearby garages:

  • The Center Public Parking - 819 3rd Ave SW (465 spaces)

  • Veteran's Way Garage - 100 City Center Dr (700 spaces)

  • Civic Square Garage - 50 Red Truck Rd (303 spaces)

  • Midtown South Garage - 580 Veterans Way (308 spaces)

  • Midtown North Garage - 145 Elm St (581 spaces)

  • The Railyard at Midtown - 350 Monon Blvd (370 spaces)

Race Day Schedule

7:30 a.m. - Runners to their corrals

7:45 a.m. - Opening ceremonies

7:52 a.m. - National anthem

8:00 a.m. - 5k and 10k start

8:10 a.m. - Marathon, Half Marathon, and Marathon Relay start

Details about each race can be found on the event pages: Marathon | Half Marathon | 10k | 5k | Marathon Relay

Gear Check

Gear check will be available in the start/finish area to participants  of all distances. You must use the bag provided to you at packet pickup for gear check, and you must have your bib number written on the bag.

Indiana Spine Group Pancake Village

Our good friends and long-time partners at Indiana Spine Group will once again host a post-race pancake village in the finisher's area. This FREE benefit is available to participants of all distances.

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