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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chip Timing - Chronotrack B-Chip Disposable Chip Tags
This event features the latest timing technology, the Chronotrack B-Chip! The computer chip comes already attached to your bib #. No need to wait until race day to pick up your chip - it's already on your bib you'll be given at the packet pick-up event. You must cross the special timing mats at the start and finish lines in order for your time to be recorded. Split times will also be available at Miles 5 and 10 on the half marathon course route.
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.
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, 2017. The deadline to submit proof of a qualifying time is Monday, May 8, 2017. You may submit your qualifying time via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org