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2017 Best Year Yet For Monumental Marathon

This year's marathon was the sixth consecutive sellout and set a new record with 4,675 race finishers.

INDIANAPOLIS--The 10th annual CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon had its highest number of runners to date over the weekend. 

It had its sixth consecutive sellout and set a new event record 4,675 marathon finishers, an increase of 12 percent from 2016. The number of runners made this year's event the 12th largest U.S. marathon run in the country this year.

The number of finishers for the marathon, half-marathon and 5K eclipsed 15,000 people.

More than 1,100 students graduated from the Monumental Kids Movement. The youth running program now includes 60 schools in Center Township, 13 schools in MSD Lawrence Township, and an additional three schools in MSD Wayne Township. 

(PHOTO: RTV6)

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