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Indianapolis Monumental Marathon
October 28, 2023
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About The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon
The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon is an exciting half marathon taking place in the heart of Indiana on 28 October, 2023. It’s a great opportunity to experience the vibrant city of Indianapolis and its many wonderful sights.
The race route takes runners through some of Indy’s most iconic landmarks such as the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument at Monument Circle, the world’s largest children’s museum, White River State Park, Lucas Oil Stadium (home to the Colts), and more. The course also runs along both sides of the White River canal which offers gorgeous views that make it feel like you’re running in your own little paradise away from busy city life.
October weather in Indiana tends to be mild with average temperatures ranging between 40-60 degrees Fahrenheit depending on how close or far you are from Lake Michigan. While it can be quite chilly around dawn when most races start, runners will still want to take precautions against hypothermia so they should dress appropriately for cooler conditions during their run.
The crowd support throughout this race is usually top notch since many local residents line up along roads cheering on participants as they make their way towards finishing their goal! Additionally, there are plenty of volunteer aid stations located throughout the course offering water and snacks for those who need a quick energy boost while running!
Of course what really sets this half marathon apart from other races is its special medal that all finishers receive upon completion – a 26 ounce silver plated medallion inscribed with “Indianapolis Monumental Marathon” – making it one event you won’t soon forget! All things considered Indianapolis Monumental Marathon is definitely worth checking out if you’re looking for a fun yet challenging way to see some beautiful scenery while getting in shape at the same time!