The Street Beat 5K is a run/walk event taking place in downtown Indianapolis the morning of Drum Corps International (DCI) Finals, giving fans a chance to enjoy DrumLine Battle and SoundSport activities that afternoon, and DCI Finals that evening. Runners and walkers will also be able to choose which drum corps or local marching band they’d like to support when registering, as 50% of proceeds from each designated registration, go directly to their selected organization.
The first ever Street Beat 5K, hosted by Inspire Arts & Music in partnership with Drum Corps International, and Jonnie’s Goodguys, took place on is August 9, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana, with over 350 runners representing 51 different music organizations, 30 states, and 4 countries!
The 2016 StreetBeat 5K will take place on starting at 8am on Saturday, August 13th, kicking off the last day of the DCI Summer tour!
About Inspire Arts & Music
Inspire Arts & Music (IAM) is a not-for-profit organization whose programs seek to develop and ‘inspire’ young adults via both scholastic and non-scholastic activities. The vehicle we use to do this is a portfolio of performing arts programs, and our mission is to help them develop and demonstrate the qualities needed to achieve excellence in both their program and their personal lives.
About Drum Corps International
From modest beginnings more than three decades ago, Drum Corps International (DCI) has developed into a powerful, nonprofit, global youth activity with far-reaching artistic, educational and organizational influence. Through the annual DCI Tour and more than 35 World Championships in 17 North American cities, Drum Corps International provides entertainment to millions through live performances and nationally-televised events. Drum Corps International is Marching Music’s Major League™.
About Jonnie’s Goodguys
Jonnie’s Goodguys is a not for profit charity group whose goal is to raise awareness of aortic health and heart issues through social media, running and charity work. Their basic mission: do good stuff. Goodguys don’t just run. You’ll find them at the Rathskeller for Polka Boy, rallying behind the Indianapolis Colts, cheering on Star United and volunteering where help is needed. There are a lot of health issues they support beyond Marfan’s Syndrome. They want others to join them in the fight to unite for your own good causes and support them in their efforts.