Live Half Marathon Course Info

Chase The Checkers Half Marathon is excited to offer a flat and fast road course throughout downtown Indianapolis. Below is a an image for the course, interactive link to the course, and details on aid stations etc. 

Click Here to View an Interactive Map of the Half Marathon Course

Course Markings: 

  • The entire course will have closures provided by 30+ Off Duty IMPD Officers
  • The entire course north of 10th Street (outside of White River State Park) will be marked with cones 
  • We will have a course marshal and signage at every turn along the route. Signs will be a combo of H stake yard signs, and 24x36 A-Frame signs 
  • We will have every mile marked along the course 
  • We will have a motorcycle officer to lead the entire race 
  • We are working on pacers for the participants and will update as we secure them
  • We are working on lead group bike marshals/pacers

Course Limits:

  • The live race will only host a limited field of runners/walkers
  • We will start in up to 100 person waves/corrals with the entire start area being large (25ft opening with 5 participants starting at a time) for proper social distancing. Up to 20 starting corrals may be used between the half marathon & 5k.
  • All LIVE half marathon participants MUST maintain an 18 minute/mile pace throughout the entire course. This will allow up to 4 hours to finish the half marathon. We will have to pull any participants that do not maintain an 18 minute/mile pace.  

Aid Stations:

  • We will have water & gatorade at every aid station. 
  • Port O Pots will be at aid station 2, 4, 5, and 7. 
  • Aid stations will be at the following points along the route: 1.6 Mile Mark, 3 Mile Mark, 4.5 Mile Mark, 6 Mile Mark, 6.8 Mile Mark, 8.2 Mile Mark, 9.7 Mile Mark, and 11.1 Mile Mark 

Turn By Turn Instructions: 

Cross New York Street on E White River Trail - 1.00Mi  
Cross Michigan Street on E White River Trail - 1.30Mi
Turn Right onto 10th St - 1.61Mi
Turn Left onto Indiana Ave - 2.26Mi
Turn Left onto Waterway Dr - 2.60Mi
Turn Right onto Riverside Dr - 3.30Mi
Turn Left onto 18th St - 3.56Mi
Turn Left on 29th (30th) St - 5.40Mi
Turn Right onto White River Trail along White River Parkway W Dr - 5.50Mi
Turn Left on Velodrome access Rd - 6.15Mi
Turn Around on Velodrome access Rd - 6.35Mi
Turn Right onto White River Parkway W - 6.54Mi
Turn Left onto 29th (30th) St - 7.19Mi
Turn Right onto White River Parkway E Dr - 7.29Mi
Turn Right onto Riverside Dr - 9.15Mi
Turn Left onto Waterway Dr - 9.40Mi
Turn Right onto Indiana Ave - 10.01Mi
Turn Right onto 10th St - 10.42Mi
Cross 10th St at White River Bridge onto Sidewalk on southside of street - 11.06Mi 
Turn Left on White River Trail - 11.26Mi
Cross Michigan St on W White River Trail - 11.70Mi
Cross New York St on W White River Trail - 11.94Mi

Elevation Profile: 

Detailed Elevation Profile

 

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