Families and their pooches will have a doggone good time!

Intercollegiate YMCA students from Butler University, IUPUI and UIndy will host families and their pooches for a doggone good time at the underdawg 5k redinaugural Underdawg 5K run and walk at 8 a.m. Sept. 21, 2019, at Butler University.

The race will help fund free after-school and day camp programs run by the college students for youth in low-income communities. The Underdawg 5K is the newest of nine fun-themed, holiday-inspired races in the YMCA Inspire Indy 5K Series designed to get Central Indiana families moving all year round.

YMCA Inspire Indy 5K Series swagFreedom 5K medalParticipants can earn a medal, T-shirt or other great prize at each race and series swag when they do three or more races. Tickets range from $29-$37 depending on when purchased and are discounted with each additional race you do.

Register today for any race or the whole series!

Seven races for Underdawg 5k remain this year

July 6Freedom 5K Benjamin Harrison Y
Sept. 21Underdawg 5KButler University/ Intercollegiate Y
Oct. 19Haunted Hustle 5K Jordan Y
Oct. 26 Heroes Health Hope 5KEagle Creek Park/
OrthoIndy Foundation Y
Nov. 28Wishbone 5K Fishers Y
Nov. 28Gobble Gallop 5K Hendricks Regional Health Y
Dec. 31 Y Did I Do This? 5K Witham Family Y
Spring 2020Virtual 5KIrsay Family Y,
Y at the Athenaeum
Y at the City Market
June 6, 2020Aloha 5KBaxter YMCA

Races Can Be Done VIRTUALLY Any Time, Any Where

Inspire Indy 5K Series logo 2019The Downtown Indy Ys Virtual 5K was added this spring and a new virtual option is now available for each race, allowing participants to complete the distance at their convenience at any location while still earning race swag and supporting a great cause, the YMCA!

Proceeds from the 5Ks help make YMCA programs and a healthy lifestyle available to low-income households throughout Greater Indianapolis.

Wishbone 5K Run