The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon Course is relatively flat and fast with a few small hills. It is a wonderful course that highlights many beautiful buildings and monuments in downtown Indianapolis and several of our neighborhoods. Some of those highlights include; the Indiana State Capitol, Arts Garden, Lucas Oil Stadium, Circle Center Mall, Warehouse District, Eli Lilly campus, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Monument Circle, Federal buildings/monuments, Cultural Trail, Mass Ave District, Pennsylvania Avenue thru Fall Creek Place, Meridian Street, Washington Boulevard through Meridian-Kessler, Butler University, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Broad Ripple, State Fairgrounds and Fall Creek Parkway among others.
OTHER COURSE DETAILS
We will have a total of 19 water station along the Full Marathon Course and 9 water station along the Half-Marathon course.
Gatorade (lemon-lime) will be available at 10 stations (every other water station beginning at #2) along the Full Marathon course.
Gatorade will also be available at 5 stations along the Half-Marathon course.
Clif-Shot gels and Clif-Shot Bloks will be available at four stations along the Marathon route (mile 10.5, 14, 18 and 22 miles)
Clif-Shot gels and Bloks are available near mile 8 on the Half-marathon course.
Some additional food items (such bananas, orange slices, pretzels, mini-snickers, jolly ranchers) will be available at two stations on the marathon course - near mile 18 and 22
Medical aid stations are distributed throughout the course.
The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K courses are certified by the Road Running Technical Council of USA Track & Field.
The course serves as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon.
Course route is subject to change.