2012 OneAmerica Mini-Marathon

Wanted: Mini-Marathon volunteers

Want to participate in the Mini-Marathon without risking dehydration or painful blisters? Help your OneAmerica team by being one of the 4,000 volunteers needed to run the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. As the title sponsor, OneAmerica needs to recruit more than 600 volunteers to ensure runners receive the world-class support for which the Mini has become famous.

For OneAmerica the Mini is a family affair, so you are encouraged to invite your family and friends to make volunteering for the race a yearly event! All volunteers must be at least 16 years of age by the day of the event for which they are volunteering.


The “what’s-in-it-for-me” factor

OneAmerica can boast the highest percentage of volunteer participation of any sponsoring company. We know that all of you who choose to help do so to support OneAmerica, your co-workers, your city and this world-class running event.

 Volunteer and receive:

  • An invitation to Volunteer Appreciation Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway® on Saturday, May 19th (If you register to volunteer by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, April 11).
  • 500 Festival volunteer event T-shirt
  • Volunteer program pin
  • Complementary meals and refreshments
  • Access to the post race party and OneAmerica hospitality tent at Military Park
  • Eligibility for various volunteer prizes


500 Festival Volunteer Program & Mini-Marathon Take Home the Gold!

The 500 Festival recently earned 25 industry honors from the International Festival and Events Association (IFEA). Among the accolades, the 500 Festival Volunteer Program won a Gold Pinnacle Award for Best Volunteer Program. The 500 Festival submitted the nomination to support and reward the 7,000 volunteers that help make the month of May in Indianapolis unforgettable. We couldn’t do it without you!

Additionally, the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon won a Gold Pinnacle Award for Best Event – that’s the second year in a row the Mini has taken home top honors!


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