Indy Runners Presents:
Sam Costa 50
Half and Quarter Marathons
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Indy Runners and Walkers Presents:
The 50th Annual Sam Costa
Half and Quarter Marathons
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Thanks for attending the 50th Annual Sam Costa Half Marathon and 14th Annual Quarter Marathon! 2019 Results2019 Photos
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until the Sam Costa!

New for 2019!

The Sam Costa Half Marathon, Indiana's oldest race, is proud to celebrate its 50th anniversary. To celebrate, we are offering four registration choices for the half marathon. Do you like bling? There's an option for you! Are you the frugal type? We also have an option for you. Registration Options
Half Marathon Runners

Who Benefits?

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The Sam Costa Half & Quarter Marathon is put on by Indy Runners and Walkers, Indiana's largest RRCA-affiliated running club. All net proceeds from the race benefit the Indianapolis running community through high school scholarships, promotion of walking and running as a lifestyle activity and competitive sport, training programs, community runs and more. Who Is Indy Runners?


  • USATF certified half marathon (IN09032MW)
  • USATF certified quarter marathon sponsored by Mike Helms, DPM (IN10003MW)

Date and Start Times

Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019
  • Half marathon: 9:00 a.m.
  • Quarter Marathon: 9:10 a.m.
Note: Central Indiana observes Eastern Daylight Saving Time.

Packet Pick-up:

  • Check in (or register) between 7:00 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. on race day inside Northview Church
  • There is no early packet pick-up

Time Limit:

  • Half Marathon: 3 hours (13:45 min/mile pace)
  • Quarter Marathon: No time limit (perfect for walkers and slower runners!)


Half Marathon and Quarter Marathon:
  • Top 3 male finishers (open division)
  • Top 3 female finishers (open division)
  • Top 3 male finishers (master division)
  • Top 3 female finishers (master division)
  • Age group awards (male)
  • Age group awards (female)
Age group awards will be distributed in approximate proportion to the number of entries received by March 13, 2019 (at least two awards per age group). Five year age groups start at 19 & under and go to 75 & over.


In addition to optional half and quarter marathon finisher medals, we will again distribute medals to the top 50 overall half marathon finishers!


Both races will start and finish at:

Northview Church
12900 Hazel Dell Parkway
Carmel, IN 46033

This is 2 miles east of Keystone Parkway and just west of the Hazel Dell Parkway/Main Street intersection.