Why Participate in the Grand Park Running Series?
We offer a friendly, fun and casual racing atmosphere here in the heart of the Midwest. Whether you are just starting your running journey, or training for a larger race, the GPRS offers the pure essentials of racing.
Medals for all registered participants!
Free photos! All professionally taken photos will be posted on our Flickr page after each event.
Swag Bag! You will receive a variety of products (snacks, beverages, personal care samples) when you finish in a bag to take home.
Affordable costs. Our goal is to keep costs low so everyone can enjoy participating in a race, achieving goals and making a new community of friends.
Group Discounts: Please email us for group discounts for 5 or more participants.
Frequent Runner Rewards: Every 3rd race you receive a reward. See Frequent Runners Reward page.
Volunteer Discount: When you volunteer for a race your next race is free. Also, a friend or family member can volunteer for your complimentary participant fee. Click here to go to the Volunteer page.
For a good cause! A portion of the proceeds from each event are donated to Girls on the Run of Central Indiana. You also have the option to donate during event registration.
When are the events?
What is the timing?
|Registration||6:00 am - 7:15 am|
|20k Race Start||6:30 am|
|15k Race Start||6:45 am|
|10k Race Start||7:00 am|
|5k Race Start||7:15 am|
4 Hour Race Limit for all Races - Event ends 10:30 am
Can you volunteer?
Yes, see Volunteer Page.
Can children participate?
Yes! For all participants under the age of 18 we require the waiver to be signed by a guardian on site at registration.
What is the cancellation or refund policy?
We do not give refunds. Instead you can transfer your entry to another race date, or transfer to a friend or family member. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org ahead of time. A one time transfer only please.
Is there day of run registration?
Yes, we accept same day registration if the run is not full. It is an additional $5 for race day registration. When the run is full and registration is closed, it will be noted on registration page.
Are walkers allowed?
Yes, we have a lot of walkers participate in the events. We encourage people to run or walk their way to better health and to meet their goals!
Are dogs allowed?
Dogs are prohibited.
Do you use a chip timing system?
We do not. To keep costs low, we log all times. Times will be available within 24 hours of the conclusion of the race. Results and photos
Will run times be posted on the website?
Yes, all times will be posted usually within the day.
Will there be a photographer at the runs?
Yes. All photos will be available for free on our Flickr page.
Are there awards?
Everyone who participates is a winner. All participants receive a medal when finishing. Must be present during the race to pick up any awards. Awards will not be mailed.
Can I change distance after registering?
Yes, on site at registration. Please note no refunds will be available no refunds will be available if you choose a run of lesser cost.
What is offered at aid stations?
Generally, we will offer water, sports drinks and snacks. Everyone is welcome to leave a drop bag.
Can I have someone pace me during a run?
Yes, pacers are more than welcome at any time.
Are strollers allowed?
Yes, you can run or walk with a stroller on the path. We just ask you to be mindful of others.