Geist Half Marathon 2018

Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Fishers, IN at Geist Pavilion


  • Half Marathon at 7:00 AM

    » $75.00 Early Registration (through 5/17 at 5:00 PM EDT)
    » $100.00 Early Registration + VIP
       (Enjoy the after race party in style! For ages 21+ for VIP) (through 5/17 at 5:00 PM EDT)

    Half Marathon Registration


  • 10K at 7:00 AM

    » $55.00 Early Registration (through 5/17 at 5:00 PM EDT)
    » $80.00 Early Registration + VIP
       (Enjoy the after race party in style! For ages 21+ for VIP) (through 5/17 at 5:00 PM EDT)

    10K Registration


  • 5K at 7:00 AM

    » $35.00 Early Registration (through 5/17 at 5:00 PM EDT)
    » $60.00 Early Registration + VIP
       (Enjoy the after race party in style! For ages 21+ for VIP) (through 5/17 at 5:00 PM EDT)

    5K Registration


  • 11th Anniversary Party! (VIP)
    VIP Includes all you can eat, drink, private massage area plus a DJ and dance floor! You must be over 21 for VIP

    » $25.00 each (Select ticket quantity on step 2.)
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Descriptions

The Geist Half Marathon is an Indiana not-for-profit corporation (501c3) organized to inspire health and wellness in the children living around Geist Reservoir in Fishers, Indiana. To date, over $400,000 has been raised and given back to Geist area schools. The 13.1-mile half marathon, 10K and 3.1-mile 5K routes are certified and sanctioned through USA Track and Field. Over 5,000 individuals participated in the event in 2016.

Geist Half Marathon

The Geist Half Marathon Inc. is an Indiana non-profit corporation organized to inspire health and wellness in the children surrounding Geist Reservoir in Indianapolis, Indiana. Working closely with the greater Geist community, the Geist Half Marathon raises funds to benefit physical fitness programs being jointly implemented within the schools.

The Geist Half Marathon is one of the most scenic, challenging, and best-supported half marathons in the country. The Geist Half Marathon Inc. is an Indiana non-profit corporation organized to inspire health and wellness in the children in and around the Geist Reservoir community of Indianapolis, Indiana. We believe healthy bodies contribute to healthy minds, and healthy minds result in improved student outcomes and stronger communities. Working closely with runners, walkers, and our sponsors, the Geist Half Marathon raises funds to benefit wellness and fitness programs implemented within our local schools.

The St.Vincent Geist Half Marathon school program is one aspect of our annual event we are most proud of. Last year, over 1,800 students competed in the actual race. Another 75,000 students were directly impacted thanks to the programs we were able to support through the generosity of our volunteers, competitors, and local sponsors. We are working to build upon this success in an effort to grow our impact on these vital programs, the overall health of our community, and the total number of students we directly and indirectly serve, support, and build into. To date, the Geist Half Marathon, Inc. has donated over $400,000 to Geist area schools.

Location

The event will start and finish on Olio Rd, just south of 116th Street. The post-race party will take place inside the shopping center at the SE corner of Olio and 116th.

Parking

Free parking spots are available at Fall Creek Intermediate School (12011 Olio Rd) and Hamilton Southeastern High School (13910 E 126th St). Please be prepared for a short walk of 0.5 to 0.75 mile walk to the event site.

Course

The course route will start and finish on Olio Rd, just north of the bridge. Participants will follow local roads across the Geist Reservoir and throughout the city of Fishers. The course length is 13.1 miles for the half marathon, 6.2 miles for the 10K and 3.1 miles for the 5K race. Mile markers, clocks, and water will be available along the course route. The USA Track and Field certification number for the half marathon is IN14005TDK and IN08003MW. Please visit www.usatf.org to view a detailed map.

Please visit www.usatf.org to view a detailed map.



Event Schedule

Schedule
Event Site Opens: 6:00a.m.
Half Marathon - 10K - 5K Starts: 7:00a.m.
5K Awards Ceremony: 8:00a.m.
10K Awards Ceremony: 9:00 a.m.
Half Marathon Awards Ceremony: 9:30a.m.

Update/Change Corral Assignments

If you would like to update or change your Half Marathon, 10K or 5K Start Corral assignment, you can do so by submitting a qualifying time. Your qualifying time must have been run after January 1, 2018. The deadline to submit proof of a qualifying time is Monday, May 8, 2018. You may submit your qualifying time via email to: geisthalf@gmail.com

Cancellations/Transfers/Deferrals

Please be aware that ALL entries are non transferable and non refundable. Entries are good only for the year they are intended. Entries cannot be deferred from one year to the next and are non-transferable from person to person. This applies whether or not you may be injured, have moved, or any other reason. We cannot make any exceptions to this policy. If you cannot participate for any reason, your registration will be considered a contribution to the Geist area schools to raise funds to benefit physical fitness programs within the schools. Thank you for your understanding.

Questions?

For event related questions please click on the "Contact the Organizers" button on the left-hand side of this page.


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