Annual Events - YMCA of Southwestern Indiana

Annual Events

The YMCA hosts a number of annual events that not only challenge our community test their limits and reach personal goals but also provide fundraising support for our many outreach programs in the community.

Indoor Triathlon

The indoor triathlon offers a spin on traditional triathlons. Participants will compete based on distance completed within an allotted time frame. Participants will be competing against athletes of all ages for overall placement.

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Evansville Half Marathon

The Annual Evansville Half Marathon presented by German American is held the first Saturday in October. Make Plans now to participate in this great community event!

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Training Programs for Races

The YMCA of Southwestern Indiana offers a training program for individuals interested in the October race. This volunteer led program helps individuals from all types of backgrounds gain confidence, improve health and establish friendships while training toward a common goal.

“Jump Start” Training – Begins in late May

Free program to members and non-members

Registration includes training sessions, YMCA passes, encouragement and camaraderie!  This seven week program is designed for those beginners interested in training for the goal of completing a half marathon and needing assistance increasing mileage to prepare for the “Team 13” program.

“Team 13” Training – Begins in mid July

Nominal fee for members and non members

Registration fee includes a commemorative gift, door prizes, access to email updates, a special race number identifying you as a training participant and much more!

Over the past several years thousands of people have worked with volunteer trainers to train for and complete the Evansville Half Marathon. This training is designed to help individuals at all fitness levels find success. This is your chance to begin or better your training program for the October race. Informational meeting and kick off will be held in mid July.

All trainings will take place on Tuesday and Thursday at 6:00 p.m. and on Saturdays at 7:00 a.m. Training program is open to the community. Click Here for more information or to register for training.

Join us for an upcoming event! Check out our current event calendar.

Play a Round for the Y Golf Scramble

The YMCA of Southwestern Indiana’s Play-A-Round for the Y is an effort to make the hopes and dreams of children in our community come true. Through the proceeds from this event the YMCA Community Outreach Branch is able to impact the lives of children through programs that help them grow in spirit, mind, and body. Join us in this effort by participating as a player, as a hole sponsor or supporting us with a donation.

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