Frequently Asked Questions

​How far is an INDYTHON?

An INDYTHON is a challenge of a different distance! It is 6.2 miles (5K + 5K), 16.2 miles (5K + Half Marathon), 26.2 miles (Half Marathon + Half Marathon) or 39.3 miles (half marathon + full marathon).

How do I sign up?

Simple! If you finished the Indy Half Marathon at Fort Ben on Saturday, October 3rd you’re automatically eligible for INDYTHON. Just register for an event at the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K on Saturday, November 7th and you’re all set!
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*** Participants can also earn an “INDYTHON Full” by running the 5K at the Indy Half Marathon at Fort Ben and the full marathon at the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Half marathon, 5K and Kids Fun Run.

*** You can earn an “INDYTHON half” by running the half in October and the 5K in November.

What do I earn?

​First time INDYTHON runners will receive the base INDYTHON medal and corresponding charm commemorating their achievement. Running INDYTHONs in future years earns runners additional charms and miles of bragging rights for a whole year!

INDYTHON Ultra Finishers (Indy Half Marathon + Monumental Full Marathon) will earn an additional item.

How do I get my award?

INDYTHON Medals, Charms and Ultra Shirts will be available for pick up in the Awards and Recovery Tent after the race on November 7th.

If you missed medal pickup after the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, they can be picked up at our offices at 202 E. Market Street, or they can be shipped (for a fee). Please email register@beyondmonumental.org to make arrangements.​

Where do I get more information on each event?

Check out the FAQ for specific details on each event weekend:

http://www.monumentalmarathon.com/participants/faq

www.indyhalfmarathon.com/participants/faq

MAY I TRANSFER MY ENTRY TO SOMEONE ELSE?

Yes. There is a $40.00 fee to transfer an Indython registration. You must transfer BOTH races, you cannot transfer just one Indython event. You can email info@beyondmonumental.org for more information. The deadline for submitting a transfer is September 14, 2020.

CAN I SIGN UP FOR REACH RACE INDIVIDUALLY?

The INDYTHON Challenge registration form allows participants an easy option to complete one registration form for both events.

If you sign up for the Indy Half at Fort Ben and the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon separately, our database will still recognize you as being an INDYTHON participant. Please make sure you have the same name and email on both registrations.

MAY I GET A REFUND FOR MY ENTRY?

No refunds will be issued. This includes requests made due to injury, surgery, pregnancy, personal circumstances, date conflicts and professional commitments. This is an industry standard policy and not unique to our event..

IF EITHER RACE IS CANCELLED, WILL REFUNDS OR TRANSFERS BE ALLOWED?

No, should the event be cancelled due to extreme weather or other emergency, there will be no refunds or transfers.