Beyond Competition

Road To Lady Victory FAQs

WHAT IS ROAD TO LADY VICTORY – A MONUMENTAL CHALLENGE?

Road to Lady Victory – A Monumental Challenge is a 5 month, 331-mile challenge culminating with the Indianapolis Monumental Mile in June! You will receive incentives and recognition along the Road to Lady Victory, including performance running gear, digital badges for achieving milestones, and other outdoor essentials PLUS your entry for the 2022 Indianapolis Monumental Mile – either in-person or virtual. 

Road to Lady Victory challenges you to log 330 miles (or more) by running, walking, cycling, or swimming before completing your 331st mile at the Indianapolis Monumental Mile! 

You can complete the 2022 Indianapolis Monumental Mile either in person at Monument Circle on June 1 or from anywhere virtually from June 1-5.

WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF 331 MILES?

There are 331 steps to the observation deck of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument. Lady Victory caps the monument which is located on Monument Circle in Downtown Indianapolis.

WHEN IS THE INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MILE?

The Indianapolis Monumental Mile will take place on the evening of Wednesday, June 1, 2022. 

WHAT IS THE COMPETITION WINDOW TO COMPLETE MY CHALLENGE?

The competition window to complete your 330 miles (or more) is January 1, 2022, through May 31, 2022.

You have the following options to complete your Indianapolis Monumental Mile:

– In-person Indianapolis Monumental Mile: June 1, 2022
– Virtual Indianapolis Monumental Mile: June 1-5, 2022

HOW DO I LOG MY CHALLENGE MILES?

Please review the Results Submission How to Guide and follow the step-by-step instructions to log in and submit your challenge progress.

You can log your miles manually, use our iOS app or Android app to log your activity on the go, or connect select wearable devices to track your miles.

You will log your challenge miles and virtual Indianapolis Monumental Mile results separately.

WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY MONTHLY SHIPMENTS?

We will ship your first item in late January. We will send the remaining items by the end of each month. 

We will send all items to the shipping address you provide during registration. You can update your shipping address in your Beyond Monumental Participant Account

You won’t receive a package in May if you register for the in-person Indianapolis Monumental Mile – you will receive your packet on Race Day. 

WHERE CAN I FIND MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MILE?

Please visit www.monumentalmile.com for more information.

WILL I BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN OTHER BEYOND MONUMENTAL RACES VIRTUALLY?

We are excited to get back to in-person racing and will not have standalone virtual races this year. 

Interested in other virtual options for 2022?

Register for MARATHON IN A MONTH to complete 26.2 miles – in increments – during the month of November.

WHAT IF THE IN-PERSON INDIANAPOLIS MONUMENTAL MILE IS CANCELED?

Please refer to the 2022 Indianapolis Monumental Mile FAQs for event cancellation details and policies.

WILL THERE BE OFFICIAL RESULTS FOR VIRTUAL MONUMENTAL MILE PARTICIPANTS?

Results will be posted on MonumentalMile.com. Virtual participants are not eligible for course or age-group records.

WILL THERE BE AWARDS FOR VIRTUAL MONUMENTAL MILE PARTICIPANTS?

Yes! Because this is a self-timed event, no time-based awards will be given. We will be giving out awards and prizes through social media contests and by randomly selecting people who submit results – stay tuned for more details!

HOW DO I LOG IN TO MY BEYOND MONUMENTAL PARTICIPANT ACCOUNT TO VIEW OR UPDATE MY PROFILE?

Log in to your Beyond Monumental Participant Account to view your profile. You will use the email and password you used to create your participant account.

WHAT DOES MY PARTICIPATION IN THIS EVENT SUPPORT?

Beyond Monumental is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Proceeds from Beyond Monumental events support the Apex Benefits Monumental Kids Movement, a seven-to-nine-week youth running program that culminates with students running a 5K. The bi-weekly program focuses on engaging and educating youth about the benefits of physical fitness and healthy living. You can find more information about our beneficiaries here!

Click HERE if you would like to donate to the Apex Benefits Monumental Kids Movement.

HOW CAN I STAY INFORMED ABOUT BEYOND MONUMENTAL EVENTS?

We encourage you to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and check your email regularly for updates about Road to Lady Victory, the Indianapolis Monumental Mile, and other Beyond Monumental events.

Be sure to save the dates for our 2022 events:
Indy Half Marathon at Fort Ben, 10K, and 5K: Friday, Sept. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 1
Monumental Health & Fitness Expo: Thursday, Nov. 3 – Friday, Nov. 4
CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K: Saturday, Nov. 5

WHAT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS DO YOU RECOMMEND WHILE TRAINING OR WHEN COMPLETING A VIRTUAL RACE?*

– Be aware of your surroundings; use running trails, public tracks, or sidewalks if possible; use crosswalks when crossing roads; and obey traffic signals and laws when you are not on a closed course.
– Carry your ID with you in case of emergency.
– Notify someone of where you will be and when you anticipate being done.
– Check the weather before you leave home and reschedule your outdoor activities if weather conditions are unsafe.
– Wear bright or reflective clothing in low-visibility situations.
– Use common sense and listen to your body, including when you’re feeling ill or if you’ve experienced an injury.
– Thoroughly wash your hands upon returning home.
– Manage the volume on electronic devices so you can hear what is happening around you; consider using only one earbud.
– Call 911 if you experience an emergency.
– Follow guidance from government officials on social distancing and the CDC’s recommended steps to protecting yourself and others.

*Please note these are general safety tips and precautions for outdoor running and walking. Use your best judgment and complete at your own risk.

HOW CAN I SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER AT BEYOND MONUMENTAL EVENTS?

Learn more about becoming a Monumental Volunteer HERE.

Contact us at volunteer@beyondmonumental.org if you are a volunteer group leader or if your organization is interested in supporting our events!

Volunteer opportunities will be available for all of our 2022 events:
– Indianapolis Monumental Mile: Wednesday, June 1 – SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER TODAY!
– Indy Half Marathon at Fort Ben 10K, and 5K: Friday, Sept. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 1
– Monumental Health & Fitness Expo: Thursday, Nov. 3 – Friday, Nov. 4
– CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K: Saturday, Nov. 5

OTHER QUESTIONS?

Contact our team at info@beyondmonumental.org