Introducing the Carmel Road Racing Group

running shoesCarmel Road Racing Group (CRRG) is a running event company based in Carmel, Indiana.   Our signature events include the Polar Bear 5-miler in downtown Indy (February), Carmel Marathon (largest running event in Carmel and second largest marathon in Indiana - April), 8 Hour Dream Endurance Race (Central Indiana’s only endurance event – July), Indy Women’s Half Marathon & 5K (largest women’s-only event in Indiana and 23rd largest in the US – September) and the Donut 5K (over 1,000 participants – December).  The half marathon held in conjunction with the Carmel Marathon and the Indy Women’s Half Marathon are the two fastest growing half marathons in the state.  CRRG also manages conference 5K events for non-profit membership or trade associations.  Over the last 8 years, CRRG has planned and executed 5K run/walks in 12 states.  For more information on sponsorship or event management, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Official Corporate Sponsors

Carmel Road Racing Group would like to thank their Official Corporate Sponsors for 2015

sponsor Coca Cola sponsor dr michael helms sponsor powerade sponsor athletic annex sponsor jacks sponsor new belgium sponsor klines

News and Events

Indy Women's Half Marathon 2015 Date Announced!

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NEW RACE DATE ANNOUNCED: SEPTEMBER 19, 2015 - SAVE THE DATE AND MARK YOU CALENDARS TODAY!

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Merrill 5K Summer Series Will Not Take Place in 2015

logo merrell 5kThe Merrill 5K Summer Series will not be taking place in 2015 due to the September date of the Indy Women’s Half Marathon & 5K.  We appreciate all the support from our participants, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation and most importantly Merrill at Clay Terrace for their support.  We look forward to having Merrill at Clay Terrace at the Donut 5K Holiday Fun Run on December 19th.

Carmel Marathon: Our Signature Event! April 16, 2016

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The Carmel Marathon is Carmel Road Racing Group’s signature event.  Learn more by downloading the event brochure HERE

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