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JUNE 22, 2024

MORE MONUMENTAL THAN EVER: 11TH ANNIVERSARY TO CELEBRATE HEALTH & WELLNESS

MORE MONUMENTAL THAN EVER: 11TH ANNIVERSARY TO CELEBRATE HEALTH & WELLNESS

MORE MONUMENTAL THAN EVER: 11TH ANNIVERSARY TO CELEBRATE HEALTH & WELLNESS

 

Contact: Sydney Meyers
Senior Manager, Marketing & Consumer Experience
Beyond Monumental
sydney@beyondmonumental.org 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MORE MONUMENTAL THAN EVER: 11TH ANNIVERSARY TO CELEBRATE HEALTH & WELLNESS

The 2024 Indianapolis 5K & Monumental Mile showed up in style Saturday morning at University Park. Nearly 1,000 participants – featuring runners, walkers, pups, and elites – lined up to take on the 5K and 1-Mile courses in downtown Indianapolis. New champions were crowned and course records were shattered down Meridian Street.

Each race was highlighted by its own story – from a new women’s 5K record to the biggest Doggie Dash race ever to speedy elites battling it out. In the Women’s Elite race, Hannah Stoffel ran away with the victory in a time of 4:54, beating out second place by more than 10 seconds. Hadley Fisher and Jessica Backherms finished second and third in 5:05 and 5:06, respectively. The Men’s Elite race featured a much closer footrace, coming down to the final 50 meters – Dylan Allen won in 4:10 followed by Austin Nolan and Dimitri Margaritidis with finishing times of 4:11 and 4:13, respectively. 

The second-annual Indianapolis 5K saw a new women’s event record this morning. Kelby Laughner took home the 2024 title in 16:51, besting last year’s record of 17:23 by more than 30 seconds. 

In addition to all of our monumental winners on the course, three businesses were recognized for their first place finishes in the 2023 Monumental Corporate Cup. Winners included Athletic Annex (Small Business category), Apex Benefits (Medium Business category), and the CNO Financial Group (Large Business category). 

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Division winners:

5K Male – Caleb Kerr, 15:16

5K Female – Kelby Laughner, 16:51 (New Event & Course Record)

Doggie Dash Male – Matt Peterson, 5:08

Doggie Dash Female – Emma Grace Hurley, 5:08

Youth Male – James Haggerty, 4:51

Youth Female – Ember Gaff, 6:04

Masters Male – Brian Tullis, 4:40

Masters Female – Hidi Gaff, 5:27

Open Male – Julian Toumey, 4:33

Open Female – Mackenzie Anders, 5:20

Elite Male – Dylan Allen, 4:10

Elite Female – Hannah Stoffel, 4:54

Full results, when available, can be found here.

Beyond Monumental’s premier event, the CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Half Marathon, & 5K, will return for the 17th running this year on Saturday, November 9, 2024. For more information and to register, please visit monumentalmarathon.com.

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About Beyond Monumental

Beyond Monumental provides the Indianapolis community with a complement of activities built around their premiere event that promotes healthy living & fitness for all ages. Beyond Monumental gives back to the Indianapolis community by supporting youth programming that reinforces healthy lifestyles for young people, with an emphasis on working with urban students and Indianapolis Public Schools, donating over $1.5 million in 15 years. The CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon is a top 15 marathon in the US and is nationally recognized by Runners’ World as one of “Ten Great Marathons for First Timers”. The 17th annual running is scheduled for Nov. 9, 2024. WWW.BEYONDMONUMENTAL.ORG