Live Race: 5/15, Virtual Event: 5/15 - 5/31 Indianapolis, IN 46204 US

5k Run/Walk

$35 Price increases after May 3, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual 5k

$35 Price increases after May 3, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

Kid's Dash

$5 Registration ends May 15, 2021 at 8:59am EDT
Indiana State Museum Lawn
650 W Washington St
Indianapolis, IN US 46204

Next to the Indiana Statehouse, firefighters and police officers from across the state who gave their lives in the line of duty are memorialized. Join fellow EMS professionals to create an addition to this memorial for emergency medical technicians and paramedics who lost their lives serving our communities. Help us continue to raise funds for this project and kick-off National EMS Week by joining us for the sixth annual Run With Shears on May 15, 2021. This event is proudly hosted by the Indiana EMS Memorial Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) charity. We are one of the only EMS 5k races in the United States and annually host hundreds of runners, walkers, and EMS professionals from across the Midwest. Runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome to participate in this annual event along the scenic Downtown Canal in the heart of Indianapolis. EMS professionals and competitive runners alike will love our fast and flat USATF sanctioned course with elite awards, medals, and shirts. Children, and strollers are also welcome.
Again this year we’ve added the Kid’s 911 Yard Dash. Bring the kid’s and get them moving. You may register your kid for $5. Kids participating will receive a medal.


All of our 5k Athletes will receive:

  • Fun, Fast, Flat 5k Course along the canal in Downtown Indy
  • Comfy Soft Run With Shears T-Shirt
  • Custom Finisher Medal
  • Custom Run With Shears Bib
  • Mylaps Bibtag Timing 
  • Help in building the Memorial for EMT and Paramedics
  • Virtual Participants: Shipping is included with entry
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