Frequently Asked Questions - Virtual

WHEN DOES REGISTRATION FOR 2021 OPEN?

Registration for the 2021 Virtual Indy Half at Fort Ben and 5K will open on March 1, 2021.

WHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION?

The deadline for online registration for the 2021 Virtual Indy Half Marathon at Fort Ben and 5K is October 15, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. ET, subject to availability.

HOW MUCH DOES REGISTRATION FOR THE VIRTUAL EVENT COST?

Virtual Half Marathon Virtual 5K
3/1 – 3/4 $50 $20
3/5 – 10/1 $60 $25

HOW DO I SUBMIT MY RESULTS?

You will log in to your BEYOND MONUMENTAL PARTICIPANT ACCOUNT to submit your results in October 2021. We will send more details and instructions as we get closer to race month.

HOW DO I LOG IN TO MY ACCOUNT TO SEE MY PROFILE?

Use the email and password you provided when you created your BEYOND MONUMENTAL PARTICIPANT ACCOUNT.

WHAT DOES MY EVENT KIT INCLUDE?

Virtual Half Marathon

Virtual 5K

Technical, gender-specific ¼ Zip top
Technical Performance Long Sleeve Shirt
Custom Printed Race Bib (Includes your name when purchased by Sept. 7)
FREE Shipping
Dedicated Facebook Group
Monthly E-Newsletters
Virtual Indython Eligible
Virtual Results Leaderboard
25th Anniversary Finisher Medal

WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY RACE PACKET?

We will mail packets for the half marathon and 5K in late October to the address listed on your registration.

Log in to your BEYOND MONUMENTAL PARTICIPANT ACCOUNT to update the shipping address on your registration by midnight on September 10, 2021. Email our team at register@beyondmonumental.org with questions or if you need help.

WHAT DOES THIS EVENT SUPPORT?

Beyond Monumental is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Proceeds from all of our events support local public education centered around health and wellness through programs like our MONUMENTAL KIDS MOVEMENT. You can read more about our beneficiaries HERE.

WHAT IF I ENTERED THE WRONG INFORMATION WHEN I REGISTERED OR I WOULD LIKE TO CHANGE SOMETHING ON MY REGISTRATION?

Log in to your BEYOND MONUMENTAL PARTICIPANT ACCOUNT to update your information. Email our team at register@beyondmonumental.org with questions or if you need help.

Note: Please review the FAQs for registration and registration change deadlines.

DO YOU OFFER A MILITARY DISCOUNT?

To honor those who serve to protect our freedom, the Indy Half Marathon at Fort Ben is proud to offer U.S. Military members, veterans, and their families, 10% off the price at the time of registration. Email a copy of your picture Military ID or a copy of your DD214 to register@beyondmonumental.org to request the discount. We will reply with the promotional code to use when registering.

WHAT IS THE COMPETITION WINDOW TO COMPLETE MY DISTANCE?

The competition window for you to complete your distance is October 1-31, 2021.

WHAT IS THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MY RESULTS?

We will accept results until 11:59 p.m. ET on October 31, 2021.

WILL THERE BE OFFICIAL RESULTS?

Results will be posted on IndyHalfMarathon.com. 2021 results will not be eligible for course or age-group records.

WILL THERE BE AWARDS?

Yes, but because this is a self-timed event, no time-based awards will be given. We will be giving out awards and prizes through social media contests and by randomly selecting participants who submit results – stay tuned for more details!

AM I STILL ELIGIBLE FOR INDYTHON?

Yes! INDYTHON participants who complete either or both of their INDYTHON events virtually will complete an INDYTHON. You will be included in INDYTHON results and receive your INDYTHON award after you submit results for both races.

INDYTHON packages will be mailed after the 2021 Virtual CNO Financial Monumental Marathon competition window closes.

CAN I STILL GET MY MEDAL ENGRAVED?

You can ORDER YOUR ETAG DIRECTLY from PR Medal Engravers after you complete your virtual race!

DO I STILL RECEIVE POINTS FOR MY APEX MONUMENTAL CHALLENGE TEAM?

Yes, virtual participants will still earn points towards their company’s total in the APEX MONUMENTAL CHALLENGE.

If you have any questions regarding the Apex Monumental Challenge, please email challenge@beyondmonumental.org.

WHAT RULES AND SAFETY PRECAUTIONS DO YOU RECOMMEND*?

Virtual Safety Tips

  • Please be aware of your surroundings, use running trails or sidewalks if possible, use crosswalks when crossing roads, and obey traffic laws as you are not participating on a closed course.
  • Carry your ID with you in case of emergency.
  • Notify someone of the vicinity of where you will complete the virtual Monumental Mile as well as when you start and finish.
  • Check the weather for the time you plan on completing your virtual mile. You have October 1 – 31 to finish your virtual run- reschedule if weather conditions are unsafe.
  • Wear bright or reflective clothing in low-visibility situations.
  • Use common sense and listen to your body. Do not attempt to complete your race that day if you’re feeling ill or experience an injury.
  • Thoroughly wash your hands upon returning home.
  • If listening to music, manage the volume at a level that allows you the ability to hear oncoming traffic and other hazards – consider participating with one ear bud in to increase awareness of your surroundings.
  • If you’re experiencing an emergency during your virtual mile, call 911.
  • In addition, follow guidance from government officials on social distancing and the CDC’s recommended steps to protecting yourself and others during a COVID-19 outbreak.

*Please note these are general safety tips and precautions for outdoor running and walking, use your judgement and complete at your own risk.