15,000 participants converged in Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Athletes representing all 50 states and 12 countries from around the globe, converged in Indianapolis this morning for the 15th annual CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K.
Today’s event marked the 10th consecutive sellout of one of the country’s fastest-growing and most popular marathon. More than 50,000 spectators lined the streets of Indianapolis to cheer on participants seeking personal records and Boston Marathon qualifying times. Despite today’s less than ideal conditions, many fast performances were turned in including a new course record for the women’s half marathon. Lauren Hurley’s time of 1:09:49 establishes her as the fastest women’s half marathoner of the event’s 15-year history, topping last year’s record of 1:10:43.
“Today was a thrilling conclusion to our 15th Anniversary celebration,” said Jed CornforthExecutive Director, Beyond Monumental. “Witnessing the culmination of months of training and sacrifice was awe …