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November 12, 2014 - INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MARATHON PARTNERS WITH WHEELER MISSION MINISTRIES

The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (IMM) has partnered with Wheeler Mission Ministries to bring nutrition and warmth to those in need in the Indianapolis Community. Wheeler Mission provided volunteer hours to the IMM, and in exchange received donations of milk, food, and ... ... read more

November 5, 2014 - RECORD SETTING DAY AT INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MARATHON

The 7th annual Indianapolis Monumental Marathon took place on November 1, 2014 with huge success. Despite freezing temperatures a record number of finishers in the marathon and half marathon were there to bear witness to thousands of success stories, just a few of which are...... read more

October 28, 2014 - DETAILS SET FOR 2014 INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MARATHON

The 7th annual Indianapolis Monumental Marathon will take place on Saturday, November 1, 2014. Four events will be offered: a full 26.2 mile marathon, a 13.1 half marathon, a 5K run and a Kids Fun Run. All events will begin in front of the Indiana State Capitol Building at Washington & S...... read more

October 22, 2014 - MONUMENTAL MARATHON BRINGS WELLNESS TO INDIANAPOLIS

The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (IMM) will host its 7th annual Health & Fitness Expo Thursday, Oct. 30 (4pm-7pm) and Friday, Oct 31 (11am-9am) at the Indiana Convention Center, Hall D. Dozens of vendors, not-for-profits, and sponsors will be present at this free, open to the public event...... read more

October 16, 2014 - BLAKE BOLDON INTERVIEW WITH WIBC TERRI STACY

October 14, 2014 - MONUMENTAL MARATHON BRINGS WELLNESS TO INDIANAPOLIS

Two unique wellness programs launched by the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon will be featured during the 7th annual running on Saturday Nov. 1st in downtown Indianapolis. Monumental Kids Movement will see a record number of finishers in only its second year, and the all-new Apex Monumental Challenge wi... ... read more

Octobr 8, 2014 - DETAILS SET FOR 2014 INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MARATHON

The 7th annual Indianapolis Monumental Marathon will take place on Saturday, November 1, 2014. Four events will be offered: a full 26.2 mile marathon, a 13.1 half marathon, a 5K run and a Kids Fun Run. All events will begin in front of the Indiana State Capitol Building at Washington & Senate Streets... ... read more

August 21, 2014 - OLYMPIC HOPEFUL TO PARTNER WITH INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MARATHON

Elite marathoner Alana Hadley, U.S. Half Marathon Age Group Record Holder for 14 and 15 year old females, has partnered with the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (IMM) to raise funds for the Autism Society of Indiana (ASI). Hadley, 17, is returning to the IMM for her second year in pursuit of both the course record of 2:39:22 (set last year by four time Olym ... read more

August 7, 2014 - INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MARATHON PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE OF FILM

The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon will premiere, "Because I Can," a 5-minute short film featuring 4 different runners who participated in the 2013 race last November. Produced by Lightspan Studios in Greenfield, Indiana, the film's mission is to inspire and ignite a passion for fitness that is the driving force not only of the runners in the video, but of the ... read more

July 23, 2014 - RUNNERS BRING STAR POWER TO MONUMENTAL MARATHON

Two race participants, one special guest at the Health & Fitness Expo, and one new staff member of the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (IMM) have been added to the 2014 event. ... read more

April 29, 2014 - INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MARATHON PARTNERS WITH APEX BENEFITS GROUP TO IMPROVE THE...

Eight of Indiana's Most Recognizable Employers Will Serve as Charter Members

In an effort to pursue the shared mission of realizing a healthier Indiana, the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (IMM) has joined forces with Apex Benefits Group to issue the "Apex Monumental Challenge." ... read more

March 16, 2014 - STUDENT RUNNERS DONATE MEDALS TO RILEY HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN AT IU HEALTH

The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (IMM) and Medals4Mettle will present participant medals and handwritten letters of encouragement to patients at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health on behalf of participants of the IMM's Monumental Kids Movement. ...read more

December 23, 2013 - AREA KIDS A LITTLE WARMER WITH DONATION OF HATS

The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (IMM) recently donated over a thousand winter hats to local charities. In 2013 all runners and walkers who crossed the Monumental finish line were given a distinctive winter hat, along with a finisher's medal, to commemorate their achievement. Now these hats will help keep Indianapolis kids warm this winter. ...read more

October 29, 2013 - $122,000 IN DONATIONS AWARDED TONIGHT AT PACERS HOME OPENER

The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (IMM) will present checks tonight totaling $122,000 to IPS Education Foundation (IPSEF), the Simon Youth Foundation, and College Summit. The presentation will take place at Bankers Life Fieldhouse during half-time of the Indiana Pacers home opener. Representatives from all these partners, as well as from Franciscan St. Francis Health, Apex Benefits Group, and PepsiCo, whose support has made this donation possible, will be in attendance. ...read more

October 28, 2013 - HISTORIC STAGE SET FOR OLYMPIC CONTEST AND WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT

The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (IMM) on November 2 will play host to two runners who are both running to qualify for the U.S. Olympic Trials in the marathon. A time of 2:43:00 is needed for Colleen De Reuck, age 49 and Alana Hadley, age 16. If they both achieve their goal, they could be the youngest and oldest competitors in the 2016 Olympic marathon trials. ...read more

October 22, 1013 - MONUMENTAL KIDS MOVEMENT TO ENGAGE IPS STUDENTS IN HEALTHY HABITS THROUGH RUNNING

The Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (IMM) has become the state's largest and fastest marathon, and now, it has added an initiative to improve the health and well-being of youth in the Indianapolis community. The IMM recently launched the Monumental Kids Movement, a nine week running program to help area youth begin to focus on an active and healthy lifestyle. ...read more

October 11, 2013 - INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MARATHON TO REACH RECORD 13,000 PARTICIPANTS

The 6th annual Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (IMM) will take place on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Four events will be offered: a full 26.2 mile marathon, a 13.1 half marathon, a 5K run and a Kids Fun Run. All events will begin in front of the Indiana State Capitol Building at Washington & Senate Streets. Already the state's largest marathon, the IMM is experiencing unprecedented growth. ...read more

July 30, 2012 - INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MARATHON TO PRESENT MAJOR DONATION TO IPS EDUCATION FOUNDATION

The board and staff of the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, along with Bob Brody, president and CEO of Franciscan St. Francis Health, will present a check to the Indianapolis Public Schools Education Foundation just before the Indianapolis Indians game August 7 at 7 p.m. The donation of $68,250 is one of three totaling $105,000 the organization is giving from proceeds of the 2011 race, to benefit charities serving urban youth and particularly those that impact Indianapolis Public Schools. Franciscan St. Francis Health is the presenting sponsor of the marathon and half-marathon. ...read more

July 23, 2012 - INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MARATHON HIRES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Blake Boldon has been named the executive director of the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (IMM). Boldon brings a decade of coaching knowledge and experience as an elite runner to the IMM. ...read more