BENefit Mile

The fourth annual BENefit Mile will take place on Friday, August 6, in Plainfield, Indiana at 7:00 p.m.. This net downhill race will begin on Buchanan Street and finish in downtown Plainfield near the Plainfield Friends Meeting off of East Street.

This event features a unique opportunity for seasoned runners to tackle a fast, shorter race than the typical road run, and will also appeal to those just starting out with running (walkers are also encouraged to participate)! The BENefit Mile will separate into corrals based on estimated finish times. Stick around after the races for post-race festivities!

The BENefit Mile will raise funds for the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St. Vincent in memory of Ben Harmon, a Hendricks County resident and runner and who passed away in July of 2018 of Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare bone cancer. Ben’s optimism and genuine positivity towards everyone, as well as his fight against his cancer was incredibly inspiring. This race will raise funds to help the Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases support other patients and families in their fight against cancer as well.

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To learn more about Ben’s story, please visit the link below:
www.indystar.com/story/sports/columnists/gregg-doyel/2018/06/14/doyel-cancer-getting-run-its-money-ex-avon-track-star-ben-harmon/690495002/

August 06, 2021
Plainfield

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Mile
August 06, 2021 (Friday) - 19:00
Running
1 miles
Solo Charity/Fund raising Road

Weather

Aug 06 2021 : Clear throughout the day.
14.1°C - 28.7°C (57.3°F - 83.6°F)

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Last checked on 2021-09-02

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