2014 Expo Speaker Carlton Ray
2014 Medals4Mettle at the Expo
2014 Expo Stage
2014 Expo Stage

The Monumental Health and Fitness Expo promises to provide one of the best opportunities to visit vendors and exhibitors in the fitness community.

The Health and Fitness Expo is held in conjunction with the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon each year with an expected 15,000 participants. The Health and Fitness Expo usually hosts 40 exhibitors featuring running gear and shoes, as well as the latest developments in sports, fitness and nutrition. Speakers will cover topics like motivation, running, health and fitness.

Indiana Convention Center - Hall A
Nearest Entrance - 305 W Maryland St

The Monumental Health and Fitness Expo will serve as the pick-up location for Race numbers, t-shirts and Race Weekend Magazine for the participants, but is also free and open to the public.

For more information on the Convention Center, please click here.


5:30PM - 6:30PM : JARED WARD

Jared Ward

Husband, Father, Olympian.

Jared Ward is fresh off his 6th place finish at the 2016 Rio Olympics and will join us at the 2016 Monumental Health and Fitness Expo to talk about how to perform your best, no matter the circumstances.

Jared became a member of Team USA for the 2016 Olympic Games when he placed third earlier this year at the US Olympic Team Trials Marathon. Ward was a high school standout in Utah and 4x All-American at Brigham Young University before transitioning to a professional career in running. A 3x U.S. Champion, Ward was named "2015 Most Outstanding Male Athlete" on behalf of USATF Long Distance Running.

*** You can also Meet & Greet Jared on Friday, November 4th from 6:45 - 7:15 a.m. Meet him at the southeast corner of Maryland and West Street (Outside of Convention Hall A). The Meet & Greet will be followed by an easy shakeout run on the Indianapolis Canal Walk at 7:15 a.m.

OTHER FEATURED SPEAKERS (Times announced later)

Ryan Warrenburg Ryan Warrenburg is a native of Franklin, Indiana where he was a 2002 graduate of Franklin Community High School. He attended Arizona State where he was a 2x All-American. After graduation, he became a resident athlete in the ZAP Fitness-Reebok program, where he won the 2007 USATF Club Cross Country title. Ryan is now in his sixth year coaching at ZAP Fitness-Reebok. During this time ZAP has had 3 appearances for Team USA at the World Championships, 8 Club Record Performances, over 2 dozen Top Ten finishes at USA Track & Field Track and Road Championships and 14 athletes qualify for the U.S Olympic Team Trials.

John Ratey Consistently named one of the Best Doctors in America by his peers, John J. Ratey, MD, is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Research Synthesizer, Speaker, and best selling Author. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed articles and written 11 books published in 15 languages. With the publication of "Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain", Dr. Ratey has established himself as one of the world's foremost authorities on the brain-fitness connection. He has embarked on a world-wide mission to re-engineer schools, corporations, and individual lifestyle practices by incorporating exercise to achieve peak performance and optimum mental health. A highly sought after speaker, Dr. Ratey has lectured extensively on the subject throughout the US, Canada, Asia, Australia and Europe.

Dr. Ratey will present an overview of exercise focusing on two of its major functions in the brain: Emotional Regulation and Optimizing Cognition. It all starts with our 100 billion nerve cells. Exercise is the most potent way we know of to improve our neuron’s neuroplasticity, the ability of our brain cells to grow. The health and vibrancy of our neurons lies at the forefront of our brains ability to learn and be in the best position to take in new information, to adapt, and is related to our highest state of well-being. Exercise helps with our moods, anxiety, stress level, attention and neuronal health which allows the person to be at their best.

Expo speakers will also include a crowd favorite course preview from our founder, Carlton Ray, last minute insights from our training guru and Pace Team Coordinator Matt Ebersole and Medical advice from the experts at Franciscan Health.


You MUST pick up your packet during one of the Monumental Health and Fitness Expo days listed above. There will be NO race day packet pick-up.


In an effort to make your race weekend as stress-free as possible, ParkWhiz is again our "official Parking Partner" in 2016. No more circling Downtown Indy looking for parking. You'll be able to pull into your guaranteed spot at one of our partner lots. Using will allow you to search, find and book guaranteed parking before you leave home. You'll know exactly where you're going and how much you're paying ahead of time, so you won't have to worry about it. Your guaranteed spot will be waiting for you.

For comprehensive information on other race week parking options, check out this resource from our friends at Downtown Indy.


The Monumental Health and Fitness Expo promises to provide one of the best opportunities to promote and market your company's products and services this fall in the Indy area.

10' x 10' Booth: $725 (2016)

10' x 10' Corner Booth: $825 (2016)

30' x 40' Single Corner: $8000 (limited number of these sizes)(2016)

* * * Additional booth configurations are available upon request.
* * * Setup Time is Thursday, November 3th from 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM.



If you'd like to reach an affluent and educated audience of runners, consider advertising in the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon Race Weekend Magazine. Race Weekend magazines will be distributed at the Monumental Health and Fitness Expo.

Full Page Color: $1,500 (2016)

Full Page Black & White: $1000 (2016)

Half Page Black & White: $600 (2016)

Quarter Page Black & White: $350 (2016)

Eighth Page Black & White: $200 (2016)

Ad space artwork must be received by Friday, 5PM, September, 30th, 2016. Artwork should be sent to Jennifer Hughes at

Want more info? 2016 MAGAZINE AD APPLICATION


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