Upcoming Wellness Events

Jul
4
Tue
Run 4 Freedom – Brought to you by Fun-Races
Jul 4 @ 8:00 am

Join us for our 3rd Annual Run 4 Freedom! Begin your Independence Day with a run and celebration. It’s 4-mile run (Hey, it’s America and we still measure distances with miles). There is also a 1-mile run/walk for those who want to be involved but aren’t up for 4-miles. Tech shirts and medals provided. This event will be chip-timed.

Click here for more information and to register!

Jul
15
Sat
Christmas in July Half Marathon & 5K – Brought to you by Fun-Races @ Tow Yard Brewing Company
Jul 15 @ 7:00 am

How about some Christmas Spirit this summer? Join many other festive runners this July in downtown Indianapolis for the first annual Christmas in July Half Marathon and 5K! Hit the streets of Indianapolis for a super-fun and festive course with the start and finish at the Tow Yard Brewing Company on Madison Avenue with a free beer to 21 and older participants

Jul
29
Sat
Red, White, & Rose 5k at Harmony Winery – Brought to you by Fun-Races
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am

Spend a nice Saturday evening in Fishers Indiana.  This second annual event promises to be an amazing event.  The fairly flat courses provide opportunity for fast times!  The after party includes Music, food, vendors, beer, and of course, wine!

Participants will receive a series shirt at their first race, a unique finisher’s medal after finishing each race, a souvenir glass of wine at each race, wine to fill that glass and a chip-timed bib at each race.  Check out our Facebook page after the event for free race photos to be shared, tagged, copied and made into profile pictures.

Can’t make it to the event?  No problem. We allow you to run your event virtually.  When you run the event, send your results (from a running app) to sanders@fun-races.com.  We will mail your bib, wine glass and medal, or give them to you at the next event.  We will not allow virtual times toward the season prizes, but we will allow them toward medals.

Included with your registration is a Souvenir Wine Glass and a Unique Finishers Medal.

Aug
8
Tue
IdeaShare – Indianapolis @ FirstPerson
Aug 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

IdeaShare: This interactive and informal round-table discussion aims to bring together Wellness Council of Indiana members to share ideas, challenges and best practices on work site wellness topics.

Discussion Prompt: TBD

2:15pm Registration
2:30pm Welcome and introductions
2:45pm Idea sharing and guided discussion
4:00pm Adjourn

The IdeaShare series is always free for Wellness Council of Indiana members to attend. Non-members can attend two IdeaShare sessions free of charge. Click here for information about becoming a member of the Wellness Council.

Event Sponsor: FirstPerson is a premier partner of the Wellness Council and a leader in the area of health and well-being consulting and program management. Learn more here.

Use code ideashare2017 to register

Aug
12
Sat
Red, White, & Rose 5k & 10k at Buck Creek Winery – Brought to you by Fun-Races
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm

Come hang out and enjoy live music, food truck, and of course, wine!  This fifth-year event promises to be spectacular.  The course if flat and beautiful run.  Enjoy scenery of southeast Indianapolis and even run past a Llama farm!

Sep
16
Sat
Red White & Rosé 5K & 10K at Blackhawk Winery – Brought to you by Fun-Races
Sep 16 @ 3:00 pm

Enjoy a Saturday afternoon/evening at this beautiful winery in Sheridan Indiana.  This third year event ties in with Blackhawk’s Harvest Festival.  There will be several vendor booths, food trucks, even a bounce house for the kiddos!  The route is very flat and scenic.  Another opportunity for a fast time!

Oct
7
Sat
Uncorked Wine 5K Walk/Run – Brought to you by Fun-Races @ Indianapolis City Market
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm

Start this 5k with a wine tasting…and another from a different winery at each kilometer or so along the route. Enjoy a glass of your favorite at the finish line! Stay and enjoy a festival with all of the wineries and vendors in City Market’s Mezzanine.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the historic Indianapolis City Market. The Indianapolis City Market feeds the community and our guests by offering distinct foods, products and services in an environment that preserves and perpetuates Central Indiana’s agricultural, architectural and cultural history.

Oct
21
Sat
Red White & Rosé 5K at Butler Winery – Brought to you by Fun-Races
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm

Rolling hills best describe the course.  They are not long or steep, but there are several.  Start and finish at the beautiful winery in northern Bloomington.  Both the course is an Out and Back course of beautiful rural scenery. Parking at Butler is minimal, so you will need to park at a school two miles away. We will be constantly running free shuttles to and from the winery.

Oct
29
Sun
Halloween Tricks and Treats 5K/2.5K Run/Walk – Brought to you by Fun-Races @ Fort Harrison State Park
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am

Expect a few ‘tricks’ and ‘treats’ along the course. Chip-timed 5K Run, or leisurly walk through Ft Ben or a fun 2.5K for the kids. All participants will receive a custom T-shirt at packet pickup and a fun finisher’s medal at the finish line.

Jul
4
Tue
Run 4 Freedom – Brought to you by Fun-Races
Jul 4 @ 8:00 am

Join us for our 3rd Annual Run 4 Freedom! Begin your Independence Day with a run and celebration. It’s 4-mile run (Hey, it’s America and we still measure distances with miles). There is also a 1-mile run/walk for those who want to be involved but aren’t up for 4-miles. Tech shirts and medals provided. This event will be chip-timed.

Click here for more information and to register!

Jul
15
Sat
Christmas in July Half Marathon & 5K – Brought to you by Fun-Races @ Tow Yard Brewing Company
Jul 15 @ 7:00 am

How about some Christmas Spirit this summer? Join many other festive runners this July in downtown Indianapolis for the first annual Christmas in July Half Marathon and 5K! Hit the streets of Indianapolis for a super-fun and festive course with the start and finish at the Tow Yard Brewing Company on Madison Avenue with a free beer to 21 and older participants

Jul
29
Sat
Red, White, & Rose 5k at Harmony Winery – Brought to you by Fun-Races
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am

Spend a nice Saturday evening in Fishers Indiana.  This second annual event promises to be an amazing event.  The fairly flat courses provide opportunity for fast times!  The after party includes Music, food, vendors, beer, and of course, wine!

Participants will receive a series shirt at their first race, a unique finisher’s medal after finishing each race, a souvenir glass of wine at each race, wine to fill that glass and a chip-timed bib at each race.  Check out our Facebook page after the event for free race photos to be shared, tagged, copied and made into profile pictures.

Can’t make it to the event?  No problem. We allow you to run your event virtually.  When you run the event, send your results (from a running app) to sanders@fun-races.com.  We will mail your bib, wine glass and medal, or give them to you at the next event.  We will not allow virtual times toward the season prizes, but we will allow them toward medals.

Included with your registration is a Souvenir Wine Glass and a Unique Finishers Medal.

Aug
8
Tue
IdeaShare – Indianapolis @ FirstPerson
Aug 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

IdeaShare: This interactive and informal round-table discussion aims to bring together Wellness Council of Indiana members to share ideas, challenges and best practices on work site wellness topics.

Discussion Prompt: TBD

2:15pm Registration
2:30pm Welcome and introductions
2:45pm Idea sharing and guided discussion
4:00pm Adjourn

The IdeaShare series is always free for Wellness Council of Indiana members to attend. Non-members can attend two IdeaShare sessions free of charge. Click here for information about becoming a member of the Wellness Council.

Event Sponsor: FirstPerson is a premier partner of the Wellness Council and a leader in the area of health and well-being consulting and program management. Learn more here.

Use code ideashare2017 to register

Aug
12
Sat
Red, White, & Rose 5k & 10k at Buck Creek Winery – Brought to you by Fun-Races
Aug 12 @ 6:00 pm

Come hang out and enjoy live music, food truck, and of course, wine!  This fifth-year event promises to be spectacular.  The course if flat and beautiful run.  Enjoy scenery of southeast Indianapolis and even run past a Llama farm!

Sep
16
Sat
Red White & Rosé 5K & 10K at Blackhawk Winery – Brought to you by Fun-Races
Sep 16 @ 3:00 pm

Enjoy a Saturday afternoon/evening at this beautiful winery in Sheridan Indiana.  This third year event ties in with Blackhawk’s Harvest Festival.  There will be several vendor booths, food trucks, even a bounce house for the kiddos!  The route is very flat and scenic.  Another opportunity for a fast time!

Oct
7
Sat
Uncorked Wine 5K Walk/Run – Brought to you by Fun-Races @ Indianapolis City Market
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm

Start this 5k with a wine tasting…and another from a different winery at each kilometer or so along the route. Enjoy a glass of your favorite at the finish line! Stay and enjoy a festival with all of the wineries and vendors in City Market’s Mezzanine.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the historic Indianapolis City Market. The Indianapolis City Market feeds the community and our guests by offering distinct foods, products and services in an environment that preserves and perpetuates Central Indiana’s agricultural, architectural and cultural history.

Oct
21
Sat
Red White & Rosé 5K at Butler Winery – Brought to you by Fun-Races
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm

Rolling hills best describe the course.  They are not long or steep, but there are several.  Start and finish at the beautiful winery in northern Bloomington.  Both the course is an Out and Back course of beautiful rural scenery. Parking at Butler is minimal, so you will need to park at a school two miles away. We will be constantly running free shuttles to and from the winery.

Oct
29
Sun
Halloween Tricks and Treats 5K/2.5K Run/Walk – Brought to you by Fun-Races @ Fort Harrison State Park
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am

Expect a few ‘tricks’ and ‘treats’ along the course. Chip-timed 5K Run, or leisurly walk through Ft Ben or a fun 2.5K for the kids. All participants will receive a custom T-shirt at packet pickup and a fun finisher’s medal at the finish line.