Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

January 23, 2014

Registration for Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run Opens


Greensburg Daily News

---- — INDIANAPOLIS – Registration for the 2014 Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run opened Wednesday on the 500 Festival website, www.500festival.com.

Chase 500 Festival Rookie Run will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2014 on Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis. All kids, ages 3-12, are invited to participate in the non-competitive race. The pre-registration fee is $6 until May 8. On-site registration will be $10.

Rookie Run is a great way for kids to stay physically fit. Kids aged three to five will run a two-block course, runners aged six and seven will race a 1/5-mile course, while runners aged eight to 12 will run the 1/3-mile course. The race takes place on Ohio and Meridian streets, just north of Monument Circle. All participants will receive a goodie bag, a runner’s bib with the number 1 and a finisher’s medal. Also, commemorative t-shirts are available for purchase for $10 (while supplies last).