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2014 St. Patrick's Day parade

Runners, spectators and parade floats turn Downtown Colorado Springs green Saturday, March 15, 2014.

Runners wear green for the 5K fun run Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Runners wear green for the 5K fun run Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Makenna Garcia, 10, left, Sophia Hegler, 7, and Kian Garcia, 8, watch runners as they race in the 5K race Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Makenna Garcia, 10, left, Sophia Hegler, 7, and Kian Garcia, 8, watch runners as they race in the 5K race Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race down Tejon Street during the 5K race Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Runners race down Tejon Street during the 5K race Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners high five spectators as they race down Tejon Street during the 5K race Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Runners high five spectators as they race down Tejon Street during the 5K race Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Runners race down Tejon Street during the 5K race Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Runners race down Tejon Street during the 5K race Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Wendy Mike rides a high wheel bicycle Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Wendy Mike rides a high wheel bicycle Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Children run down Tejon Street as they race in the fun run Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Children run down Tejon Street as they race in the fun run Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Adam Neddleton sells everything green along Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Adam Neddleton sells everything green along Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Dogs from the Westie Rescue Network march Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Dogs from the Westie Rescue Network march Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Members of the Palmer High School and Sabin Middle School bands march Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Members of the Palmer High School and Sabin Middle School bands march Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A bulldog with the Bulldog Club of Colorado Springs dresses in green as it marches down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
A bulldog with the Bulldog Club of Colorado Springs dresses in green as it marches down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Members of the Palmer High School and Sabin Middle School bands march Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Members of the Palmer High School and Sabin Middle School bands march Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Chris Mike rides a high wheel bicycle Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Chris Mike rides a high wheel bicycle Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Vanguard School Band performs Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Vanguard School Band performs Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Dancers jump around Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Dancers jump around Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Iraq War veteran Joe Eckert waves the Irish Brigade flag from the American Civil War as he waits for his wife to finish the 5k race Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Iraq War veteran Joe Eckert waves the Irish Brigade flag from the American Civil War as he waits for his wife to finish the 5k race Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Susan Adams dressed as Columbine the Butterfly entertains the crowd Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Susan Adams dressed as Columbine the Butterfly entertains the crowd Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fort Carson's 4th Infantry Division Band performs Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Carson's 4th Infantry Division Band performs Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Sky Sox mascot Sox the Fox rides down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Sky Sox mascot Sox the Fox rides down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Fort Carson's 4th Infantry Division Band marches down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Fort Carson's 4th Infantry Division Band marches down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Susan Adams dressed as Columbine the Butterfly waves to the crowd as she marches down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Susan Adams dressed as Columbine the Butterfly waves to the crowd as she marches down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Ali Roman, 5, cheers for a float as it rolls down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Ali Roman, 5, cheers for a float as it rolls down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Challenger Middle School Band performs Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Challenger Middle School Band performs Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Emily Harris throws beads into the crowd as she marches Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. Harris was celebrating St. Patrick's Day as well as her 22nd birthday on March 15.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Emily Harris throws beads into the crowd as she marches Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. Harris was celebrating St. Patrick's Day as well as her 22nd birthday on March 15. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Tony's Downtown Bar float weaves its way down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Tony's Downtown Bar float weaves its way down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Celtic Steps dancers perform Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Celtic Steps dancers perform Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The St. Patrick's Day parade begins Saturday, March 15, 2014, in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The St. Patrick's Day parade begins Saturday, March 15, 2014, in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Kit Carson Riding Club rides down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Kit Carson Riding Club rides down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Cassie Cook, center, and other members of the Pikes Peak Derby Dames skate down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cassie Cook, center, and other members of the Pikes Peak Derby Dames skate down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Colorado Spring Corvette Club drive down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Colorado Spring Corvette Club drive down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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The Colorado Springs Corvette Club drives down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
The Colorado Springs Corvette Club drives down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Young runners sprint across the starting line for the children's fun run Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Young runners sprint across the starting line for the children's fun run Saturday, March 15, 2014, before the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Cassie Church, right, fights the wind as she helps carry balloons Saturday, March 15, 2014, to the Chick-fil-A float at the start of the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Cassie Church, right, fights the wind as she helps carry balloons Saturday, March 15, 2014, to the Chick-fil-A float at the start of the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A Decorated custom car drives down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
A Decorated custom car drives down Tejon Street Saturday, March 15, 2014, during the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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