On Saturday, May 4, the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon and Finish Line 500 Festival 5K will be held in Downtown Indianapolis. Approximately 40,000 participants are expected. The 5K begins at 7 a.m. and the Mini Marathon begins at 7:30 a.m.
Closed at 6 p.m. Friday, May 3 and reopened by 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4:
New York Street, from White River Parkway to West Street
Blackford Street, between Ohio and Vermont streets
Ohio Street, between Senate Avenue and West Street
California Street, between New York and Vermont streets
Robert D. Orr Plaza, between Senate Avenue and West Street
Closed 1 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4:
West Street, between Michigan and Washington streets, southbound lanes
West Street, between Washington and Vermont streets, northbound lanes
New York Street, from West Street to Senate Avenue
Closed 3 – 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4:
Washington Street, from Illinois Street to Schumacher Drive (access to Conrad and Embassy Suites hotels will be maintained)
West Street, between Washington and Maryland streets
Missouri Street, Washington Street to State Parking Garage (garage access from Maryland Street will be maintained)
Senate Avenue, between Ohio and Maryland streets
Capitol Avenue, between Ohio and Maryland streets
Illinois Street, between Ohio and Maryland streets
Closed 7 – 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4:
Washington Street, from Schumacher Drive to White River Parkway West Drive, westbound lanes
Schumacher Drive, between Maryland and Washington streets
Other Downtown streets near the starting line may be closed at police discretion for public safety 7 – 9 a.m.
The remaining portions of the route will close at 7 a.m. and remain closed until all participants have cleared the area. Check http://www.500festival.com/mini-marathon for more information.
On Saturday, May 4, St. John’s Catholic Church will host a Fire Restoration Fundraiser on the west block of Georgia Street to help defray restoration costs from a recent fire in the church. The event will begin at 12 p.m. and end at 12 a.m. St. John’s will utilize Georgia Street and their parking lot for food, games and a beer/wine garden. Georgia Street between Capitol Avenue and Illinois Street will be closed to traffic 8 a.m. – midnight.
For these events, please plan your travel through Downtown accordingly. There will be parking and sidewalk restrictions for the events.