Ready to run? 10 marathons or half-marathons in Indy and Hamilton County

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Are you ready to run? Here is a list of marathons and half marathons in Indianapolis and Hamilton County in 2022.

Marathons in Indianapolis

8-hour Dream Endurance Race and Marathon

When/Where: July 16 at Butler University

The 8-hour Dream Endurance Race and Marathon is a competition to run the most miles. Runners can register as an individual or a team and participate in this all-day event. Runners can complete a marathon and count it towards different marathon organizations such as Marathon Maniacs or 50 State Club qualifications.

Individuals and teams can register online.

Indianapolis Monumental Marathon

When/Where: Nov. 5 in downtown Indianapolis

This is the 15th year of the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon. This race is perfect for beginning runners or Boston Marathon qualifiers. Spend the day running through Indianapolis as friends and family cheer you on.

Racers can register online for the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon.

Half-Marathons Indianapolis

500 Festival Mini Marathon

When/Where: May 7 starting in downtown Indianapolis

The 500 Festival mini marathon is a beloved tradition in Indianapolis. Runners start in downtown Indy, but what is special about this race is runners run a lap around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Kiss the bricks on your run like Indy 500 winners do.

Runners can register online for this epic experience.

SHE Power Half Marathon

When/Where: June 19 in downtown Indianapolis

The SHE Power Half Marathon is designed to empower women of all ages and abilities. This race is for women only.

Register online for SHE Power.

Christmas in July Half Marathon

When/Where: July 30 at White River State Park

This year's Christmas in July half marathon will be Hawaiian themed. There will be a post-race Christmas Party, finish line snacks and more.

Register online for the Christmas in July half marathon.

Indiana Women's Trail Run

When/Where: July 30 at Eagle Creek Park

This half-marathon race is for women only and takes runners through Eagle Creek Park.

Runners can register for this race online.

Indy Half Marathon at Fort Ben

When/Where: Oct. 1 at Fort Benjamin Harrison

This autumn race is inspired by fall in the Midwest. Enjoy this beautiful scenic marathon through historic Lawrence and Fort Harrison State Park. This race is perfect for the whole family.

Register online beginning March 1.

Marathons in Hamilton County

Carmel Marathon

When/Where: April 9 starting on City Center Boulevard

The Carmel Marathon is a Boston Marathon qualifier, and features a marathon, half marathon,10K, 5K and marathon relay.

Participants are encouraged to register online.

Half Marathons in Hamilton County

Geist Half Marathon

When/Where: May 21 in Fishers

The money raised through the Geist half marathon is used to inspire health and wellness in children in and around the Geist Reservoir community.

Register now for this race online.

Grand Run

When/Where: May 31 in Westfield

The Grand Run half marathon sponsors HVAF of Indiana and Operation: Work Ready Veterans. This run will start in Grand Park and go through the Monon Trail.

Register for the 7th annual Grand Run race online.

Alexi Eastes is an intern at the IndyStar. You can follow her on Twitter: @alexi_eastes

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