2015 Race Results

Click here to view the race results!

Photos of the 2015 Race

Please click here to view photos of the 2015 Indy Polar Bear Race (photos courtesy of Star Photo Imaging).


Registration for the 33rd Annual Polar Bear is under way!

The popular race event, one of the oldest races in Indiana, offers two great downtown Indianapolis courses.  Packet pickup and post party/awards are held INDOORS at the beautiful Indianapolis War Memorial.  The Doubler event (when you run both the 5K and the 5 mile) is a perfect test for your spring marathon or half marathon training.  Cash purse for all three races plus age group awards for the 5K and 5 mile.


Register Now!

Registration is now open for the Indianapolis Polar Bear 5 Mile / 5K on February 21, 2015! You can sign up for the 5 Mile, 5K, or sign up for the Doubler and do 13K total! Same Great Course for both race distances


Purse will ONLY be paid based on the event you registered for.  If you register for the Doubler, you win Doubler money only even if you win the 5 mile or 5K.  Payout will be as follows:

Purse 5 Mile 5K Doubler
1st Place $125 $75 $175
2nd Place $75 $50 $100
3rd Place $50 $40 $75