Subaru 5K race beats fundraising record

The car manufacturing company raised more than $50,000 for Special Olympics Indiana.

Posted: Jun 15, 2019 5:19 PM
Updated: Jun 15, 2019 11:46 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Subaru beat a fundraising record at this year's 5K color run.

The car manufacturing company raised more than $50,000 for Special Olympics Indiana, which is the most money the company has ever brought in from the race.

This year's goal was to raise at least 50K to celebrate the company's 50th anniversary.

Subaru has been hosting this race for five years. The money is raised through registrations fees and 100% of the proceeds go towards Special Olympics.

Event Coordinator Sarah May said the race grows in participants every year. She said the company appreciates the support of its community.

“We are a huge supporter of our community,” said May. “If it weren't for our community, we wouldn't have the success that we have so we're really very lucky to have such strong support in Tippecanoe County.”

This year's race brought out more than 500 runners. Subaru has raised a total of nearly $130,000 for Special Olympics through the years.

West Lafayette
Mostly Cloudy
64° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 64°
Kokomo
Cloudy
60° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 60°
Rensselaer
Cloudy
59° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 59°
Fowler
Cloudy
65° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 65°
Williamsport
Cloudy
63° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 63°
Crawfordsville
Cloudy
61° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 61°
Frankfort
Mostly Cloudy
61° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 61°
Delphi
Mostly Cloudy
61° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 61°
Monticello
Cloudy
61° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 61°
Logansport
Cloudy
59° wxIcon
Hi: 62° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 59°
Wet, then drier with very warm to hot & humid weather.....
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 735462

Reported Deaths: 13480
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion1006161752
Lake54169976
Allen40913680
St. Joseph36301553
Hamilton35807408
Elkhart28815442
Tippecanoe22464219
Vanderburgh22367397
Porter18921310
Johnson18063381
Hendricks17310315
Clark13032192
Madison12754339
Vigo12497249
LaPorte12073215
Monroe11945170
Delaware10750187
Howard9985218
Kosciusko9463117
Hancock8367142
Bartholomew8096156
Warrick7797155
Floyd7686178
Grant7094174
Wayne7069199
Boone6740101
Morgan6606139
Dubois6165117
Marshall6108112
Cass5886105
Dearborn583178
Henry5779105
Noble565084
Jackson503473
Shelby494196
Lawrence4591120
Gibson436892
Harrison436472
DeKalb430485
Clinton428453
Montgomery425789
Whitley397939
Huntington394280
Steuben391057
Miami383768
Knox372890
Jasper372049
Putnam363360
Wabash355280
Adams342655
Ripley340870
Jefferson331881
White316854
Daviess298399
Wells292081
Decatur285992
Fayette281962
Greene280485
Posey272034
LaGrange268870
Scott267454
Clay261147
Washington242132
Randolph242081
Spencer232731
Jennings230949
Starke218954
Fountain213746
Sullivan212242
Owen203056
Jay197630
Fulton196140
Carroll190220
Orange184454
Perry184437
Rush174025
Vermillion170044
Franklin168435
Tipton163345
Parke146716
Pike135334
Blackford135132
Pulaski117345
Newton108834
Brown102641
Crawford101415
Benton99014
Martin89515
Warren82615
Switzerland7948
Union71410
Ohio57111
Unassigned0417

COVID-19 Important links and resources

As the spread of COVID-19, or as it's more commonly known as the coronavirus continues, this page will serve as your one-stop for the resources you need to stay informed and to keep you and your family safe. CLICK HERE

Closings related to the prevention of the COVID-19 can be found on our Closings page.

Community Events