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15K Races to Help You Prepare for the Mini

Because tens of thousands of people descend upon Indianapolis each May to run or walk in the 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, April is often a popular month for hard core running and walking around the state as participants prepare for the Read more >

More November Fun in Brown County

While the lines of traffic and herds of fall foliage seekers may have packed up and fled Brown County at the end of October, next weekend presents a great opportunity to visit this always beautiful area of Indiana. With so much Read more >

Get Fit with the Indiana State Parks 2011 Fitness Challenge

If you read the Indiana Insider regularly, and my posts in particular, then it will come as no surprise that state parks are my favorite way to “Visit Indiana.”  They contain so much of our state’s natural beauty, they are very affordable, Read more >

7 Tips for Fans at the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon

I always laugh when saying “mini-marathon” in reference to the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. There’s absolutely nothing mini about it. From the 35,000 runners and walkers to the 13.1-mile course, which includes a lap around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, everything Read more >

Miles for Milk

Judging from the cars filing into Eagle Creek Park, the place was packed on a recent Saturday visit. And yet, I think I may have seen more deer than people. Tucked away on the northwest side of Indianapolis, Eagle Creek Park’s size and layout allows Read more >

This Christmas, I’m thinking May…

A month long celebration of Indiana racing, kicks off with the nation’s largest half marathon, the One America Mini Marathon and ends with the Indianapolis 500. This year’s (2009) celebration theme: Laps, Legends and Legacy; it’s a nod to the Read more >