INDIANAPOLIS — It's Indy Mini day! After two years of virtual races, the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon and the Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K returned in person on Saturday.
The day's festivities began with the 5K at 7 a.m. Paul Stamm of Indianapolis won the men’s race with a time of 15:14 and Anna Weber, also of Indianapolis, won the women’s 5K in 17:57.
Here is the schedule for the Mini-Marathon waves:
- Athletes with Disabilities Start - 7:30 a.m.
- USATF National Championship - 7:35 a.m.
- Wave 1 Start - 7:40 a.m.
- Wave 2 Start - 7:50 a.m.
- Wave 3 Start – 8:00 a.m.
- Wave 4 Start - 8:10 a.m.
- Wave 5 Start - 8:20 a.m.
James Ngandu, who is from Kenya but trains in Ohio, won the men’s race with a time of 1:03:25. He won the Mini-Marathon by 7 seconds. Mary Munanu, who's also from Kenya but trains in Michigan, won the women’s race with a time of 1:11:03. She won today’s Mini-Marathon by 32 seconds.
In the Athletes with Disabilities division, Daniel Romanchuk of Champaign, Illinois, took home first place with a time of 45:19. Susannah Scaroni of Urbana, Illinois, won the women's race with a time of 52:51.
To see full results, click here.
Follow along below for more updates as half-marathon participants went from downtown Indianapolis to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and back.
OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon finish line camera:
1:30 p.m. - With this year's Indy Mini all wrapped up, organizers are already looking ahead to next year. Registration is now open for the 2023 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, which will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023. Now through May 10, race-weekend pricing is $60, which organizers say is the lowest rate that will be offered. To register for the 2023 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, visit IndyMini.com/register.
10:15 a.m. - Former Colts tight end Dallas Clark crossed the finish line in his first Mini-Marathon. He raised money for Peyton Manning Children's Hospital in the process and talked to Anne Marie Tiernon and Scott Swan after his finish.
9:45 a.m. - Runners continue to make their way through the course, grabbing donuts from Dave Calabro at Indianapolis Motor Speedway along the way.
Former Colts coach Tony Dungy finished the race — after his wife Lauren, who he said left him in the dust.
"Running thru downtown Indianapolis brought back great memories," Dungy said in a tweet. "It was so good being back in the city and mingling with all the Colts fans.
9:10 a.m. - Winners continue to roll in for the various divisions.
Leonard Korir won the USATF men's division in a time of 1:02:35.
In the end, it was a close battle between Korir and Indianapolis native Futsum Zienasellassie, who finished second behind Korir in a time of 1:02:36.
Emily Sisson placed first in the USATF women's division with a time of 1:07:11.
James Ngandu of Van Wert, Ohio, finished first in the men's division. He finished in a time of 1:03:25.
Mary Munanu won the women's division in a time of 1:11:03. She told Anne Marie Tiernon and Scott Swan how she met another competitor about 2 miles into the course who helped pace her and finish the race in her personal record time.
8:30 a.m. - Susannah Scaroni was the top finisher in the women's wheelchair division.
8:25 a.m. - Daniel Romanchuk, a 23-year-old student at the University of Illinois, crossed the finish line first for athletes with disabilities.
7:55 a.m. - Mini-Marathon participants are off to the races. The last wave is scheduled to start at 8:20 a.m.
13News anchor Felicia Lawrence waved the green flag for Wave 3.
7:30 a.m. - 5K runners are crossing the finish line, and athletes with disabilities are ready to start their race.
7:05 a.m. - The runners are off for the Delta Dental 5K. Here's a look at the start lines for each of the waves today.
6:55 a.m. - Runners are lining up for the start of the Delta Dental 5K.
6:45 a.m. - Wheelchair athletes, walkers, runners and volunteers should be prepared for a few showers or a few areas of drizzle. Temperatures will be in the upper 40s and lower 50s with winds NNE 10-15mph. Click here to see the latest forecast.
6 a.m. - If you are headed downtown, be aware of roads closed for the race. Here's the map of street closures to expect.
See the map below for the Mini-Marathon course map.