Colts 5K Frequently Asked Questions
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How do I confirm that I am registered?
To confirm your race registration, click here.
What is the course time limit?
There is an 18:00 minute mile set for the last starting group.
Is there a minimum age for the 5K run?
Children must be at least 7 years old to participate in the 5K. For younger participants, parents are encouraged to run with their child.
What is the distance for Colts PLAY 60 Fun Run?
About 1 kilometer (0.62 miles).
What is the age limit for Colts PLAY 60 Fun Run?
Children must be 4-12 years old to participate in the Kids Fun Run. Children age seven and under must also participate in our Kid Check program.
Kid Check Program: MANDATORY for any child seven years old or younger.
This program is used during the Fun Run. Two matching wristbands will be placed on each child’s race bib. Please place one wristband on the child’s wrist and the other wristband will be worn by the parent or guardian. Both parent and child must present the wristbands in order to exit the finish line chute area together. Parents not running with child will only be able to enter the field with only a wristband and meet their child near the finish line at the Kids Check area.
Can parents participate in the Colts PLAY 60 Fun Run with their child?
Yes, parents are more than welcome to participate in the Colts PLAY 60 Fun Run with their child! Parents will not need to register themselves if they are running the PLAY 60 Fun Run with their child, just wear the wristband provided with their child’s bib.
Can I run in the 5K with a jogging stroller?
Yes, we do allow strollers on the 5K course. For the safety of those on the course, we ask that you start at the back of the pack, not with your estimated pace group.
Is a game ticket included with a Colts 5K or Colts PLAY 60 Fun Run registration?
Yes, a preseason game ticket for the August 24 game versus the Chicago Bears is included in each registration (excluding Virtual Runners and specific registration codes). All game tickets will be distributed as mobile tickets. Registrants will receive a link to their tickets within 21 days of race registration. Click here for more information and how to download your mobile ticket.
Tickets will be seated based on registrations. To ensure your tickets are seated next to other participants, please register together. There will be an option on race day to exchange your tickets to be seated closer to other race registrants, but this is based on availability and not guaranteed.
All tickets are Terrace Level seats. If you are interested in purchasing additional tickets, please note in the appropriate field on your registration.
How does packet mailing work?
Anyone selecting this option must do so during the registration process. This will include your event shirt and race bib number mailed to you. The deadline for the option is July 15th. After deadline all packets will prepared and mailed out by July 31st.
How long does it take for may packet to arrive?
Packets are shipped out in bulk batches at the United States Postal Service. It could take 2 days or up to 10 days to arrive in your mailbox. This means you may receive one packet and none of the other ones on the same day. If it has still not arrived by August 9th, please go to registration page for event questions to “contact the organizer”.
Can I exchange shirt size?
Yes, please stop by the registration tent on race morning after 8am. Any sizes available can be exchanged on first come first served basis.
Will there be a bag check?
Yes, Gear Check will be located in the Post Race Party area, located just north of the Start Line on South Street.
Can I bring a bag into the stadium?
All bags are subject to search. Please refer to the NFL Clear Bag Policy.
What about inclement weather?
If inclement weather (lightning, high winds, etc.) is suspected on race day the Indianapolis Colts will post an update of the race status on Colts5K.com by 5 p.m., Friday, August 23 and notify all registrants via email. A second follow up will take place by 6 a.m., Saturday, August 24 (race day).
If the race is postponed on race day, the latest possible start time will be 8:30 a.m. (30-minute delay). If the race is delayed more than 30 minutes, all participants will be permitted to walk the concourse and tunnel inside Lucas Oil Stadium to still “Finish on the 50” and receive their medal.
Race officials may cancel, delay or change the run in the case of extreme conditions that may affect the safety and health of other participants. In case of delay or cancellation, immediate notification will be made through Indianapolis Colts Facebook, Twitter and website. In addition, all participants will be notified via email. Should the event be cancelled due to extreme weather or other emergency, there will be no refunds or transfers.