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Looking for ways to get into shape? Sherri Shuler tells us about the 465 Challenge. This challenge is perfect for anyone. Whether you are just beginning your fitness journey or if you’re a seasoned athlete, this challenge is right for you!

There’s still time to be a part of the 465 Challenge and benefit the WISH fund.   

The 2nd annual 465 Challenge has been set for January 1-Feb. 28th. This is a 53-mile exercise challenge that people can do individually and on their own time frame. Reason for 53 miles? That is the distance around the entire loop of 465. Although the miles will not be completed on I-465, participants are encouraged to compete their miles with various forms of exercise such as: running, walking, cycling, yoga, swimming or aerobic exercises.

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Register today for a healthy start to 2021:

Are you up for a 53-mile challenge and also raise money for a local wish-granting organization?  Start your New Year resolutions with the 2nd Annual 465 Challenge. Vision Event Management organizers of the 465 Challenge announced the 2021 dates of January 1, 2021 through February 28, 2021 and selected Indiana Children’s Wish Fund, a local wish-granting organization, as the charity that will benefit from funds raised. 

Why 53 miles? That is the mileage to complete one loop around the 465 Interstate. Although the miles will not be completed on I-465, participants will complete independently their miles with various forms of exercise such as: running, walking, cycling, yoga, swimming, or other aerobic exercises. This virtual challenge will help provide the guidance for those launching their new year with a fitness program or motivate the seasoned athlete to stay focused through the winter months. 

Two Challenge Packages are available:  

Sign up is easy. Simply, go to: click on Registration. Helpful information on the website includes; conversion charts, referral program, exercise tracking log and an online store. 

“We are so excited to be producing the 2nd Annual 465 Challenge.  The 465 Challenge is the original virtual challenge in INDY.  How the world has changed since we started this event a year ago. People need challenges like this to keep them motivate and bring them that community of support. We are so excited to bring on a fantastic charity partner in the Indiana Children’s Wish Fund. We look forward to granting the wish for Leighton, age 6 for a trip to Disney World.”  says Jeff Graves, President of Vision Event Management.  

“We are honored and thrilled to be selected as the charity for 465 Challenge,” says J’Lynn Cooper, Director of Wish Fund Operations.  “Fitness and health go hand-in-hand and this is a fun way to log in your exercise and help Wish kids at the same time.” 

About Indiana Children’s Wish Fund:

Indiana Children’s Wish Fund, established in 1984, is a local single-entity wish-granting organization that grants wishes to Indiana children, ages 3-18, who suffer from a life-threatening or terminal illness. Wishes include; trips to Disney, shopping sprees, meeting celebrities, home computers, swimming with dolphins, family vacations and much more.  To date, the organization has granted over 3,200 wishes for Indiana children.  For more info: