INDIANAPOLIS (May 4, 2024) – Thousands of participants from 15 different countries, 5 continents, and 50 states crossed the finish line today at the 2024 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon and Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K.  

Jake Bertelsen from Powell, Ohio, won the men’s race with a time of 1 hour, 4 minutes, and 29 seconds. Anna Rohrer of Carmel, Indiana, won the women’s race with a time of 1 hour, 15 minutes, and 18 seconds. Rohrer is a two-time OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon winner.  

In the Athletes with Disabilities division, Jenn Fesemyer of Champaign, Illinois took home first place with a time of 53 minutes and 11 seconds. Matt Davis from Bowling Green, Kentucky took home second place with a time of 1 hour, 6 minutes, and 45 seconds.   

Caleb Webb of Bloomington, Indiana, won the Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K men’s race with a time of 15 minutes and 27 seconds. Maggie Whitham of Raleigh, North Carolina won the women’s 5K in 18 minutes and 9 seconds.   

2024 marked the 48th running of the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon and 25th running of the Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K. The Circle City Sound Barbershop Chorus performed “Back Home Again in Indiana” before the start of the Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K. Staff Sergeant Jenna Burke, vocalist with the Indiana National Guard, performed the national anthem before the start of the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. For full race results, visit   

Recently named the #1 Best Half Marathon for a second year in a row and #1 Best 5K in the USA TODAY’S 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards and one of “America’s Most Iconic Races” by Runners World, the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon is one of the nation’s largest half marathons.  

The Mini-Marathon has become an iconic tradition, led by Hoosiers and embraced by the global running community. Known as The Greatest Spectacle in Running®, the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon has become a pinnacle event for family and friends to participate in year after year.  

The Mini-Marathon starts and finishes in downtown Indianapolis and includes a lap around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the Indianapolis 500. As participants reach the famed Yard of Bricks, many will stop to kneel and kiss the bricks, an Indianapolis 500 winner’s tradition. The flat and fast course is uniquely enhanced with 15-course aid stations, over 45 entertainment acts, and thousands of community volunteers, all cheering participants to the finish line. 

The 2024 Mini-Marathon is supported by OneAmerica Financial, Delta Dental, Franciscan Health, and Meijer. The Mini-Marathon was broadcast to the Indianapolis market on WTHR, Channel 13.  

Register Early for the 2025 Mini-Marathon and Save!  

Today starts the first and best opportunity to register for the 2025 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, which will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2025. Now through May 13, pricing is $60 – the lowest rate that will be offered. To register, visit  

About the 500 Festival | Founded in 1957, the 500 Festival is a not-for-profit organization that produces more than 50 life-enriching events and programs while celebrating the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500® and fostering a positive impact on the city of Indianapolis and state of Indiana. One of the largest festivals in the nation, each year more than half a million people attend an event or program produced by the 500 Festival. Since its founding, the 500 Festival has contributed more than $500 million in economic value to Indianapolis. To learn more about the 500 Festival, please visit or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.