FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where is Danville, Indiana?


Danville is the county seat of Hendricks County, which is due west of Indianapolis and Marion County. Depending on what side of Indianapolis you are in, it is a 30-50 minute drive. Danville is also about 30 minutes from the Indianapolis International Airport.




What happened to The Hendricks County Half Marathon?


This is it! We came up with a catchier name and a cooler atmosphere. "Same great course, same friendly folks," now with fair food and beer garden (if you are of the appropriate age) at the finish!




What is the weather like in early September in Indiana?


Probably hot and humid, but maybe not. The morning start can help. Sometimes, it will be cool in the morning. Point is, this is Indiana. It could do anything except snow.




What happens if it rains?


You will get wet :-). We are a rain-or-shine event. The only thing to wonder about is lightning, hail, or strong winds. Check the weather policy on our race information page for more information.




I am traveling to this race. What is the closest airport?


The closest airport is Indianapolis International Airport (IND), which is about a 30 minute drive from our race.




Is this race kid friendly? Are strollers allowed?


Yes, strollers are allowed in both race distances but must start at the back to the back for safety.




Is the race walker friendly? What is the time limit?


Participants must be able to maintain a 16 minute-per-mile pace.




What else is included in Tri Kappa's Fair on the Square festival?


Danville Tri Kappa's Fair on the Square is an annual community event that draws large numbers of visitors — from Danville and surrounding towns — to the streets surrounding the Hendricks County Courthouse.

It includes more than 100 booths of shopping, live entertainment, locally grown foods and more and is the centerpiece for what has become a popular community weekend.

Taking advantage of the large crowds, other organizations have piggybacked their events, and together, there are several blocks' worth of activities within walking distance of one another.
- Danville Parks & Recreation hosts a half-marathon that begins at the southeast corner of the fair activities. - The Danville Fire Department hosts its annual meal stand one block west. - The Hendricks County Historical Museum hosts an open house one block south. - The Danville Public Library hosts its book sale one block east. - The Greater Danville Chamber of Commerce Farmers' Market vendors participate in the vendor area.

Permanent shops, restaurants and the art gallery located along the town square are also open during the event.
For more information on Danville Tri Kappa's Fair on the Square, visit http://www.danvilletrikappa.org/fair-on-the-square.html




How do I become an expo vendor?


Download an application here!




Can I run the Marathon distance if I am not running the Virtual Boston Marathon?


Yes! Anyone can participate in the marathon! We added the Boston to Danville option as another fun way for those running the Virtual Boston Marathon to have a race atmosphere and race like conditions- but we welcome all who would like to participate!




Will there be Water or Gatorade on the course?


Water and Gatorade will be on the course at approximately every 2 miles. Due to COVID-19 Health and Safety precautions, cups of water and Gatorade will be placed on the tables for participants to grab. Volunteers will NOT be handing water or Gatorade to participants.





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