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Colts fans take over Lucas Oil Stadium for annual 5K race

Colts fans take over Lucas Oil Stadium for annual 5K race

Angeli Kakade | News 8 Daybreak at 8

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Colts fans experienced the excitement of NFL football Saturday morning crossing the 50 yard line inside Lucas Oil Stadium.

It was all part of the annual Colts 5K race and Colts Fun Run. 

Organizers say this year a record-breaking 5,500 runners and walkers participated. They also say numbers could rise given Saturday morning’s clear skies and on-site registration.

Colts fans take over Lucas Oil Stadium for annual 5K race

Angeli Kakade | News 8 Daybreak at 9

Melissa Allen and her daughter Cheyenne told News 8 they came back to Indianapolis from South Bend this year after last year’s race was disrupted due to weather.

Participants received a Colts 5K t-shirt and commemorative medal. They also received entry into the Post Race party outside the north side of the stadium.  

Registration for the Colts 5K included Saturday’s Preseason game tickets against the Chicago Bears. 

A portion of the Colts 5K proceeds will go toward the Indianapolis Colts Foundation.

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A good 20° swing Wednesday morning with temperatures in the lower to mid 20s this morning with feel-like temperatures in the teens. it will be a clear start then brighter heading through the rest of the morning and the afternoon! Sunshine won’t help us out too much in terms of temperatures today. Daytime highs should warm to the upper 30s. Wednesday night will be a cold one with lows in the lower 20s with a partly cloudy sky.

Thursday will be another cold one with highs struggling to reach 30°. It’ll still be a bright one with a mostly to partly sunny sky. A slow warming trend will start Friday with highs warming to the upper 30s with a mixture of sun and clouds.

This weekend will be split with a chance of showers arriving late in the day Sunday. Highs will continue to warm to the mid-40s Saturday with a partly sunny sky. Clouds return Sunday with showers later in the evening and overnight. Rain will continue through Monday. Tuesday looks to be a dry day for now then showers should return by midweek with highs in the mid 40s.

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