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Fair on the Square Half Marathon , 5K And 1 Mile Fun Walk

When: September 7, 2024
Where: Danville, IN
Race type(s): Half-marathon, 5k, Other

The Fair on the Square Half Marathon, 5K & 1-mile walk Presented by Hendricks Regional Health is located on the beautiful Courthouse Square in Danville. Our event kicks off the annual Fair on the Square Fall Festival allowing runners to enjoy the festivities and festival offering from traditional small-town vendors.  Crafts, foods, apparel and one-of-a-kind offerings will make you smile.  The Courthouse Square is so unique that Hollywood filmed the Fall Festival for the movie Mayberry the week prior to our event in 2019. Join us; it is worth the trip.

Some of the great features of Fair on the Square Event:

One of the most country-scenic Half Marathon courses you can run in the Indianapolis metro area

Fair food at the finish + Beer Garden

Water stations every 2 miles

Chip timing system (Half Marathon & 5K)

Music at the start/finish

Age group Winner Awards/Prizes and Overall Awards (Half Marathon & 5K = Custom Trophies & Pint Glasses)

Fair on the Square Medals for all finishers

Fair on the Square Sublimated Shirts

Free finisher photos

Free Upland Beer (21+)

Free Dairy Queen Treat

Free Parking

Portalets at every odd mile

Half Marathon Starts at 8:00am

5K Starts at 8:15am

1 Mile Fun Walk Starts at 8:15am (not timed and no awards)

Packet Pick-Up and Event Schedule
Friday (Sept. 6)- Early Packet Pickup:
4:00 – 6:00 PM at Danville Athletic Club, 49 North Wayne St., Danville, IN, 46122NOTE:  This is not the location of the event start/finishPicking up for others – Yes, we allow packet pickup for others.

Saturday – Race Day! (Sept. 7)
6:30 – 8:00 AM Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration (NOTE: Race day pickup is located by the start/finish location on the Courthouse Square at the intersection of Marion and Washington Streets)
8:00 AM = Half Marathon Start
8:15 AM = 5K & 1 Mile Start
9:30 AM = 5K Awards – located at the Photo Backdrop next to the Hendricks Regional Health Tent
10:30 AM = Half Marathon Awards  – same location as above