Frequently Asked Questions - Virtual

HOW DO I REGISTER AND CAN I REGISTER OTHER PEOPLE?

You can register ONLINE for the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K, and Kids Fun Run.

You can register other participants as part of your registration by selecting I want to add another registration.

WHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION?

The deadline for online registration for the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K, and Kids Fun Run is Friday, November 2, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

HOW MUCH DOES REGISTRATION COST FOR THE VIRTUAL RACES?

Virtual Marathon Virtual Half Marathon Virtual 5K Virtual Marathon in a Month
$85 $65 $35 $55

HOW CAN I STAY INFORMED ABOUT THE EVENT AND MY RACE?

We encourage you to follow us on FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, and TWITTER and check your email regularly for updates leading up to the CNO Financial Indianapolis Virtual Monumental Marathon, Virtual Half Marathon, and Virtual 5K.

HOW DO I SUBMIT MY RESULTS?

You will LOGIN TO YOUR HAKU ACCOUNT to submit your results in November 2021. We will send more details and instructions as we get closer to race month.

HOW DO I LOG IN TO MY ACCOUNT TO SEE MY PROFILE?

You can log in to your haku account using THIS LINK. You will use the email and password you created when you set up your haku account.

WHAT IF I ENTERED THE WRONG INFORMATION WHEN I REGISTERED OR I WOULD LIKE TO CHANGE SOMETHING ON MY REGISTRATION?

LOG IN TO YOUR HAKU ACCOUNT to update your information. Email our team at register@beyondmonumental.org with questions or if you need help.

Note: Please review the FAQs for registration and registration change deadlines.

WHY DO I NEED TO LOG IN TO AN ACCOUNT OR CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT WHEN I REGISTER FOR A BEYOND MONUMENTAL EVENT?

We are excited to roll out a new registration experience for our participants. You will be able to LOG IN TO YOUR BEYOND MONUMENTAL HAKU ACCOUNT to update your profile, purchase items like the Official CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon Quarter-Zip, and more.

Many race organizers use haku to manage registration for their events. You can use the same login and password to create accounts with multiple race organizers and access all of your available registrations in one place. Beyond Monumental only has access to information that is associated with our events.

If you registered for a 2020 Beyond Monumental race in haku you can use your existing login and password.

If you haven’t registered for a Beyond Monumental race in haku you will need to create an account with us when you register.

DO YOU OFFER A MILITARY DISCOUNT?

To honor those who serve to protect our freedom, CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon is proud to offer U.S. Military members, veterans, and their families, 10% off the price at the time of registration. Email a copy of your picture Military ID or a copy of your DD214 to registration@beyondmonumental.org to request the discount. We will reply with the promotional code to use when registering.

WHAT IS “MARATHON IN A MONTH”?

Marathon in a Month is a new challenge to the traditional marathon distance. For the marathon distance only, simply complete 26.2 miles during the month of November and submit your mileage and time results in increments as you complete them. You’ll have 30 days to complete at least 26.2 miles using any interval or segment of your choice.

CAN I PARTICIPATE IN “MARATHON IN A MONTH” BY WALKING?

Yes. You may walk or run any distance until your total distance adds up to at least 26.2 miles.

WHAT DOES MY EVENT KIT INCLUDE?

Virtual Marathon

Virtual Half Marathon

Virtual 5K

Virtual Marathon in a month

Technical, gender-specific, sublimated Race Shirt
Technical, sublimated Race Shirt
Performance Fleece, gender-specific Quarter Zip Top
Monumental Running Gloves
Custom Printed Race Bib (Includes your name when purchased by Sept. 28)
Printed Race Bib (Includes your name when purchased by Sept. 28)
Finisher Hat
Commemorative Finisher Medal
Dedicated Facebook Group
Monthly E-Newsletters
Virtual Results Leaderboard
Virtual Indython Eligible
Custom Printed Gift Box for shipping your race kit
Custom Printed Shipping Envelope
FREE Shipping

WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY RACE PACKET?

We will mail your race packet to the address listed on your registration.

We will mail packets for the full, half, and 5K in late October/early November to the address listed on your registration.

LOG IN TO YOUR HAKU ACCOUNT to update the shipping address on your registration. Email our team at register@beyondmonumental.org with questions or if you need help.

WHAT DOES THIS EVENT SUPPORT?

Beyond Monumental is a 501(c)3 non-profit. Proceeds from the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K will support local public education centered around health and wellness. You can find more information about our beneficiaries here!

WHAT IS THE COMPETITION WINDOW TO COMPLETE MY DISTANCE?

The competition window for participants to complete their distance is November 1-30, 2021.

WHAT IS THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MY RESULTS?

We will accept results until 11:59 p.m. ET on November 30, 2021.

WILL THERE BE OFFICIAL RESULTS?

Results will be posted on MonumentalMarathon.com. 2021 virtual results will not be eligible for course or age-group records.

WILL MY TIME QUALIFY ME FOR THE BOSTON MARATHON?

No, because there is no official timing for a virtual event, your time will not count as a Boston Marathon qualification.

WILL THERE BE AWARDS?

Yes! But because this is a self-timed event, no time-based awards will be given. However, we will be giving out awards and prizes through social media contests and by randomly selecting people who submit results – stay tuned for more details!

WILL YOU BE CONTINUING THE 4-YEAR MEDAL SERIES?

The 4-Year Medal Series was suspended in 2020, but resumes in 2021. The current 4-Year Series includes medals from 2018, 2019, 2021, and 2022. Both in-person and virtual finishers are eligible.

AM I STILL ELIGIBLE FOR INDYTHON?

Yes! INDYTHON participants who complete either or both of their INDYTHON events virtually will complete a virtual INDYTHON. You will be included in virtual INDYTHON results and receive your INDYTHON award after you submit results for both races.

INDYTHON packages will be mailed after the November competition window.

*Marathon in a Month is not an INDYTHON eligible event.

WHAT IF I ORDERED PRE-PURCHASE MERCHANDISE?

We will mail the following pre-purchase items to the address listed on your registration in November. Please note, they will not be in your official race packet. They will be shipped separately. 

  • CNO Financial Monumental Quarter Zip Pullover
  • 4-Year Medal Display Case
  • Horizontal Medal Display Case

CAN I STILL GET MY MEDAL ENGRAVED?

You can order your Etag directly from PR Medal Engravers after you complete your virtual race!

DO I STILL RECEIVE POINTS FOR MY APEX MONUMENTAL CHALLENGE TEAM?

Yes, virtual participants will still earn points towards their company’s total in the Apex Monumental Challenge.

If you have any questions regarding the Apex Monumental Challenge, please email challenge@beyondmonumental.org.

WHAT RULES AND SAFETY PRECAUTIONS DO YOU RECOMMEND*?

Virtual Safety Tips

  • Please be aware of your surroundings, use running trails or sidewalks if possible, use crosswalks when crossing roads, and obey traffic laws as you are not participating on a closed course.
  • Carry your ID with you in case of emergency.
  • Notify someone of the vicinity of where you will complete the virtual Monumental Mile as well as when you start and finish.
  • Check the weather for the time you plan on completing your virtual mile. You have November 1 – 30 to finish your virtual run – reschedule if weather conditions are unsafe.
  • Wear bright or reflective clothing in low-visibility situations.
  • Use common sense and listen to your body. Do not attempt to complete your race that day if you’re feeling ill or experience an injury.
  • Thoroughly wash your hands upon returning home.
  • If listening to music, manage the volume at a level that allows you the ability to hear oncoming traffic and other hazards – consider participating with one ear bud in to increase awareness of your surroundings.
  • If you’re experiencing an emergency during your virtual mile, call 911.
  • In addition, follow guidance from government officials on social distancing and the CDC’s recommended steps to protecting yourself and others during a COVID-19 outbreak.

*Please note these are general safety tips and precautions for outdoor running and walking, use your judgement and complete at your own risk.