Indiana’s Little 500

by Benjamin Kerns

Feb 25, 2019

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Are you ready to celebrate “The World’s Greatest College Weekend?” Whether you’re a student or simply a tourist, the Indiana University Little 500 is one of the largest collegiate sporting events in the country and a must for travelers. The annual race brings together cyclists for a rousing 200 laps of highly competitive speed racing on two wheels.


But it’s the party surrounding the race that’s the real draw. The week leading up to the Little 500 is essentially a weeklong party, with bars and streets filled to the brim with students, townies and locals. A host of events are held throughout the week both downtown and on campus, many of which feature musical acts, dancing and, of course, tons of beer.


Modeled after the Indianapolis 500, but with bicycles, the weekend features both a men and women’s race, along with a few others just for fun. Many of the participants hail from the local fraternities and sororities, though the townie team, known as The Cutters, tend to be the local favorite. The race isn’t just about bragging rights either; each year they raise money for local charities and have even broken $1 million quite a few years in a row.


Whether you’re interested in exploring the beautiful town of Bloomington, Indiana, or simply need a reason to cut loose, nothing embodies the party atmosphere of college quite like the Little 500.




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