The Latest on SB46: By the Numbers

A lot is afoot both in front of the masses and behind the scenes with Indy’s impending Super Bowl. Here’s a list of the latest figures, some of them mind-boggling:

52,975+  Volunteer hours logged to date

150,000  Total volunteer hours expected to be logged by game’s end

110  Hours of ESPN coverage to be broadcast from Pan Am Plaza, including shows like Mike & Mike in the Morning, SportsCenter, and SportsNation

800  Length of ZipLine, in feet

2,876  Trees planted through the 2,012 Trees by 2012 initiative

32  Local student ambassadors who personally delivered the city’s bid to NFL team owners in May 2008

5,000  Credentialed media the NFL expects to host in Indy

46  People interviewed through XLVI Faces about how their lives have crossed paths with this Super Bowl

30  Height, in feet, of Roman numerals (XLVI) that will be place on the south side of Monument Circle

150,000  Expected number of visitors to descend upon Indy to go to the game or just be a part of the festivities

12,295  Super Scarves crafted by volunteers

4,295  Extra scarves made, compared to the original goal of 8,000

44  States represented by Super Scarves knitters

3  Countries represented by Super Scarves knitters

29,177  Super Kids, Super Welcome cards received to date, to be placed in hotel rooms in the metro area

11,117  Extra cards made, compared to the original goal of 18,000

46  Murals being painted by artists across Indianapolis as part of the “46 for XLVI” campaign

700  Donations of healthy breast tissue to be collected through Indy’s Super Cure (register now to donate)

3  Blocks of Georgia Street that will be transformed into the “epicenter of awesome” that is the Super Bowl Village

    44  Bands announced to date among performers in the Super Bowl Village

    360  Coverage, in degrees, of the inflated, notably heated vortex dome in the Village, for gaming and “immersive video”

    10  Days of interactive, notably free entertainment and activities in the Super Bowl Village, with new themes daily

    Audio courtesy of 93 WIBC Indy’s Afternoon News with Ed Wenck