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Carmel Marathon Presented by Franciscan Health Named Road Runners Club of America’s 2023 State Champ


Contact: Kim Jackson


Top marathon finishers to receive special honors on April 8, 2023

CARMEL, Ind. (January 19, 2023) – The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) has chosen the 13th annual Carmel Marathon Presented by Franciscan Health on April 8, 2023, to hold its State Championship Event for Indiana.

RRCA is the oldest and largest national association of running organizations and runners dedicated to empowering everyone to run. Their Championship Event Series is the largest grassroots-organized running series in the U.S. with over 200 races participating that attract nearly 300,000 participants. RRCA Championship Events are granted annually at the State, Regional, and National level through a competitive bidding process, shining a spotlight on well-run, community-focused events. Award categories include open male and female, 40-plus male and female, 50-plus male and female, and 60-plus male and female.

The Carmel Marathon Presented by Franciscan Health is held annually as part of the Carmel Marathon Weekend, with a scenic and fast course taking participants through the streets and trails of the popular Indianapolis suburb of Carmel, Indiana. The event also includes the Carmel Half Marathon, Indiana Spine Group 10K, Indiana Members Credit Union 5K, and a marathon relay. As previously announced, RRCA also awarded its 2023 Central Region Championship Event to the Carmel Half Marathon.

Registration is available for the Carmel Marathon Weekend at For more information on RRCA, please visit

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About the Carmel Marathon Weekend:

The 13th annual Carmel Marathon Weekend on Saturday, April 8, 2023 will feature a full marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K, as well as a marathon relay. The Carmel Marathon is the second largest marathon in Indiana and the largest running event in the city of Carmel. The event offers a fast course (certified Boston Qualifier) through the popular Indianapolis suburb of Carmel, Indiana. To learn more, please visit

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