Friday, April 2, 2010

Indy 500 Festival Events - Embrace the Pace!!!!

The month of May will be upon us soon - and with that comes what put Indianapolis on the map - The Indianapolis 500 Indy Car race at the Motor Speedway.  Even if you are not a race fan, there are lots of events leading up to the race that are diverse and family friendly.

May 3rd - Festival Kick-Off from noon - 1:30pm with live music, free food and pace cars

May 6-7 - Mini-Marathon Expo Shop for the latest in running apparel - open to the public

May 8th - OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini Marathon starting at 7:30am.  13.1 miles of sheer fun!!!

May8th - Finish Line 500 Festival 5K starting at 7am

May 22nd - Breakfast at the Brickyard starting at 9am - visit garages, hear from racing legends, pole day activities and full day of racing

May 23rd - Chase Kids Day from noon - 4pm - Largest free children's festival

May 23rd - Chase Rookie Run starting at 1pm for the smallest runners with the biggest hearts

May 26th - American Family Insurance Community Day from 9am - 6pm - drive your car around the track, get drivers autographs

May 28th - Rolls-Royce Memorial Service at noon - Honor our fallen heroes.

May 29th - Costumed Character Breakfast from 9am - 11am - Meet the Powerpuff Girls and Fred and Wilma Flintstone over a yummy breakfast

May 29th - IPL Festival Parade starts at noon.  A national spectacle

May 29th - Regions Snakepit Ball by Cindy & Paul Skjodt starts at 6pm. Groove to The Pointer Sisters at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.

May 30th - The Indianapolis 500 starts at 1pm - tickets available at

You can also participate in the Princess program, the intern program, the education program, the volunteer program.

Check out their website for more details and information

See you at the checkered flag!!!!

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