Wheeler Mission Drumstick Dash
 Indianapolis, INView Event Map

About This Event

Join the Indiana community as thousands move their feet so others can eat! The Wheeler Mission Drumstick Dash is a Thanksgiving Day run/walk in Broad Ripple to benefit Wheeler Mission. More than 20,000 people are expected to participate this year, making this one of the largest events of its kind in the nation. Vendor opportunities include booth space at the November 21st Expo and Packet Pick Up and booth space on at the race on November 22nd. Additional opportunities include advertising inside the event goodie bags and Virtual Swag Bag.

All proceeds from vendors, sponsorship, and event participation help our community's homeless by supporting Wheeler Mission.

Official sponsorship opportunities also available!

Event Schedule

Nov 21
10:00am – 6:00pm
Nov 22
7:30am – 11:30am


Top 25 Cities (last year’s rank) 19,255 registered participants surveyed
1. Indianapolis (1) 43%
2. Carmel (2) 8%
3. Fishers (4) 5%
4. Greenwood (3) 3%
5. Chicago (9) 3%
6. Zionsville (4) 2%
7. Noblesville (8) 2%
8. Avon (11) 1%
9. Westfield (7)
10. Brownsburg (6)
11. Greenfield (10)
12. Plainfield (12)
13. Anderson (N/A)
14. Bloomington (16)
15. West Lafayette (N/A)
16. Mooresville (14)
17. New Palestine (13)
18. Franklin (15)
19. Fortville (N/A)
20. New York (N/A)
21. Martinsville (21)
22. Shelbyville (N/A)
23. Columbus (N/A)
24. Lafayette (N/A)
25. Evansville (N/A)

Female/Male Gender Split

55.5 %44.5 %

Past or Current Sponsors and Vendors

Previous Year Total Exhibitors, Vendors and Sponsors: 45

Special Notes

The Expo and Packet Pickup takes place inside the Broad Ripple High School gymnasium on November 21st. The Race is on November 22nd, including Vendor opportunities.

Vendor space includes (1) 8' table, 2 chairs, and a potential back drop.

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Event Terms and Cancellation Policy

REFUND POLICY HERE All booth purchases are final. Once your order has been accepted, all funds are Non-Refundable. Cancellations must be emailed to [email protected] no less than two weeks before the event. Failure to do so could result in company not being accepted into future events.