This event is slightly larger in total than the current 250 person cap for the Indy City Parks.  To make everything work out for you, the parks department and the Marion County Health Department, we’re going to make some changes to the event schedule.

Race Date: Saturday, August 29th


  • 7:30pm – 8:15pm: Half Marathon packet pickup
  • 8:30pm: Half Marathon start in small waves
  • 8:30pm – 9:15pm: Quarter Marathon packet pickup
  • 9:30pm: Quarter Marathon Start
  • 10:20pm: Course will close to new laps (Half Marathoners that do not make this cutoff will be moved to the Quarter distance)

A few rules:

  • If you are a Quarter Marathon runner and you arrive early, please wait in your car until 8:30pm.  
  • Late starts for the Half Marathon will not be allowed. If you start late you will be moved to the Quarter marathon distance.
  • Masks must be worn and social distancing rules are in place before and after you start your race. (You do NOT need to wear a mask while running)

If you are participating in the event you will need to complete the COVID-19 Wavier & Assumption of risk online. Please use THIS LINK to compete the form.

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Run the Night with Us!

Join us under the stars for the Summer Night Trail Quarter and Half Marathon at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis Indiana. It’s the summertime version of the coolest night run in Indy! 

Sold Out - No Race Day Registration

What You Get at the Race

…besides a brag worthy Saturday night??

  • Earn the 6″ multi-layered 3D custom WOOD finisher medal for 2020!
  • Choice of super soft, high quality tee or women’s tank in the ever popular heather navy.
  • Can we say snow cones?  Of course!  
  • Free to download, high resolution, professional race photos that are never watermarked!
  • A unique racing experience on the trails at night in a park that’s normally closed after hours.
  • A self gratifying sense of accomplishment that you conquered an event that only a small number of people get to do each year (remember the field is limited and this event will sell out!)

Personalized Bib

We’re personalizing your bib this year!

If you’re registered by Sunday, August 10th or before the race is sold out, your first name will be printed on your bib.  Or pick something else for the front of your bib and enter it during registration.

Host Hotel

Need a place to stay?

We’ve partnered with the Courtyard Indianapolis-Carmel for special rates if you’re looking for a place to stay for the race.  

Book a Room with Marriott
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2020 Finisher Medal & Shirt

2020 Finisher Medal

Earn the 6″ multi-layered 3D wood finisher medal for 2020!

2020 Race Tee

Super soft short sleeve race tee in heather navy, available in sizes XS – 3X. Fit is true to size.

2020 Race Tank

Super soft racerback tank in heather navy, available in sizes XS – 2X. Fit is true to size.

2020 Night Trail Run Challenge

Complete both the Winter Night Trail Run and the Summer Night Trail Run, (any distance) and the combined 2 medals will create a seriously impressive piece for your display rack! 

Race Details

Schedule & Location

Race Date – Saturday, August 29, 2020

Start Location

Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis Indiana

Park Entrance

7400 W. 56th Street (DO NOT USE the north gate, use the main/south gate of the park)
Please note that park gate fees will be collected upon entry into the park.

Important Race Details

Light required: Headlamp or flashlight is required during this race

Race Field: Limited

Race Start: This will be a chip timed start, your time does not start until you cross the line.  In order to spread out runners and reduce the “hole-shot” backup, we will start racers in waves of approximately 30-40 racers at a time.

Chip Timing & Results: All distances chip timed by Race|Result Timing. The chips are attached to the back of your bib and are disposable so we do not need them back. Please wear your bibs on the front of your body and do not cover with heavy coats.  Results are available immediately following your finish online, by text or on the monitor (check the back of your bib for details).

Parking: There is parking available in the park. Use the beach area lots first. Parking along the road is ok, but do not drive on the grass.

Facilities: Portables Only, at the start and each aid station


NOTE:  Overall Top 3 Awards are presented as soon as the 3rd place finisher in each group finishes.  Age Group awards can be picked up at the awards table after you finish, just check the results screen and look for your place in the Age Group column.
Top 3 Male and Female in all Divisions

Age Groups – Male & Female

  • Under 18
  • 18-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60+ Masters Division
Course Information

summer-map-iconThe 6.55 mile loop is nearly all single track trail, 1 lap for the Quarter and 2 for Half. This course design allows us to see the runners more frequently and contain the safety and security of the runners more effectively.

Download Course Map