Country’s Seventh Largest Women’s Half Marathon Draws Thousands to Downtown Indianapolis
The Indy Women’s Half Marathon and 5K, taking place on Saturday, Sept. 29, is a race that women run for a variety of reasons. While some join the race to reach a personal record, others run to remember a love one or to support a cause. This year, Evansville’s Elizabeth Morgan is joining the field to support an organization dear to her heart – the Humane Society – and her famous running partner Bella the lab is joining her.
Three years ago, Elizabeth, a long-time runner, had lost her passion for the sport after a string of injuries and a long-time focus on reaching a Boston-qualifying marathon time. She was burnt out and frustrated that things were just not going her way on the trails. This burnout led her to seek out a new running companion – a rescue Labrador retriever named Bella.