Polar Bear Winter Classic - 41st Annual! An Indianapolis Tradition

Sat February 18, 2023 Indianapolis, IN 46225 US Directions
Events

5K Run Walk

$35 8:30AM EST - 11:00AM EST Price increases after December 31, 2022 at 11:59pm EST

10K Run Walk

$40 9:15AM EST - 9:15AM EST Price increases after December 31, 2022 at 11:59pm EST

The Bear (5K + 10K = both races)

$45 8:30AM EST - 8:30AM EST Price increases after December 31, 2022 at 11:59pm EST

The Cub 5K (runs with the 5K)

$20 8:30AM EST - 11:00AM EST Price increases after February 17, 2023 at 11:59pm EST

The Cub 10K (runs with the 10K)

$30 9:15AM EST - 9:15AM EST Price increases after February 17, 2023 at 11:59pm EST

The Bear Cub (5K + 10K = both races)* Must be 10 years old or older to participate

$35 8:30AM EST - 8:30AM EST Price increases after February 17, 2023 at 11:59pm EST
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.indypolarbear.com/.

Place
425 South Alabama St
Indianapolis, IN US 46225
Description

Saturday, February 18th - The Race is On!

Irsay Family CityWay YMCA

Join us for one of the oldest races in Indianapolis: the 41st Annual Polar Bear Winter Classic 5K, 10K & The Bear! This historic race is always strategically placed on the calendar on the third Saturday in February and the first major road race of the year in Indy.  The race offers a unique format including a 5K, 10K or The Bear (5K + 10K)  The Bear is the challenge that allows you to run both distances, one after the other, for a total of 9.30 miles.

All participants receive the Official Shirt, Medal and the now famous Wear The Bear Stocking Hat!

Continuing with tradition, the Polar Bear Winter Classic offers cash prizes. age group awards in all three event distances plus a post race party at Metazoa

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