The Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K is now sold out as we have reached the event capacity.
Grab your green and join us for one of Baltimore's largest and most festive 5Ks! Run through our city and finish at Power Plant Live! for an epic after-party.
This is the first race of the Under Armour 2017 B3 Series presented by KELLY. For more information about the series which include an additional premium and additional medal, please click here.
The event will be held rain or shine in the event of severe weather any change in the event will be update on all websites and posted on our social media outlets.
Don't forget day light savings time begins March 12th! Be sure to set your clocks forward!
TRAFFIC ADVISORY FROM BALTIMORE CITY
Baltimore City has issued its official traffic advisory of street closures and parking restrictions on Sunday, March 12 for the Baltimore St. Patrick Parade and the Shamrock 5K Race.
You can access it at: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/MDBALT/bulletins/18c3c25
Click here for a PDF copy of the traffic advisory.
Before you head downtown, please check the City's website,
for any updates to the traffic advisory!
There are no refunds of entry given or transfers of entry permitted for this event.
Packet Pick-Up Sessions
PLEASE NOTE: There will be no Packet Pick-up on race day. Packets must be picked up at one of the Packet Pick-up locations. If you wish for someone else to pick up your packet for you, they must present a written note of permission from you.
All preregistered runners will receive a gender-specific, Under Armour technical T-shirt (sizes and availability NOT guaranteed for late packet pick-up) and entry to the post-race party at Power Plant Live! to include light refreshments, FREE beer (for runners 21 and over) and live music.
Premium male sizing (XL, XXL) and female sizing (S, M, L, XL). Men's Small, Medium, Large and Women's X-Small are now sold out. Please specify on your registration whether you would like a men's or women's shirt.
Live music and awards will be hosted by Power Plant Live! just north of the finish line at Market Place and Water Street. All runners 21 and over can enjoy free beer at the finish line in their Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K reusable cup! (Participants will need proper identification.)
The USAT&F-certified 5K course is a point-to-point course. It starts at Charles and Franklin Streets and proceeds south along the parade route to Conway Street, east to Light Street, south to Key Highway to a turnaround point near Jackson Street. Return on Key Highway to go north on Light Street to Pratt Street then to Market Place (left turn). Finish on Market Place between Pratt and Lombard Streets at Power Plant Live.
Directions and Parking
From the North via I-83: South to the Guilford Ave. exit. Proceed on Guilford Ave. past Monument St. You may park underneath the JFX between Monument and Centre Streets or at a parking meter on Guilford Ave. (Bring quarters)
From the South: Calvert St. north to Monument St. and turn right to Guilford Ave. Proceed on Guilford Ave. past Monument St. You may park underneath the JFX between Monument and Centre Streets or at a parking meter on Guilford Ave. (Bring quarters)
Are you driving to the Shamrock 5k? Make trip planning easier by booking your guaranteed parking spot with our official parking partner, Parking Panda. Select the date(s)/time you are attending and compare prices and distance of many lots and garages near the start/finish lines! Book now and your space at the chosen facility is 100% guaranteed!
Cash awards to the top three men and women in the open division of $150, $125 and $100. In addition, a $100 prize will be awarded to the first man and the first woman in the masters division (40 and over). Age group awards (male and female) to 10 and under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 and over. Awards are equal for men and women and will be awarded to the top three individuals in each of the age groups, depending on the number of participants in each age group. There are no duplications.
"NO CHIP, NO TIME, NO AWARD"
Volunteers will receive a volunteer shirt and entry to the post-race party. Volunteers should check in on race day at the Power Plant Live! To volunteer, please email Katelyn@charmcityrun.com
The March of Dimes Mission:
The mission of the March of Dimes is to reduce birth defects, prematurity and infant mortality. After the March of Dimes conquered polio, the foundation turned its focus to preventing birth defects and infant mortality. The March of Dimes has led the way to discover the genetic causes of birth defects, to promote newborn screenings and to educate medical professionals and the public about best practices for healthy pregnancy. The March of Dimes has supported research for surfactant therapy to treat respiratory distress and helped initiate the system of regional neonatal intensive care for premature and sick babies. The March of Dimes educates, advocates, researches, and supports providers, families, moms and babies nationwide.
To learn more about the March of Dimes go to www.marchofdimes.org
Athletes Serving Athletes (ASA)
began with a group of motivated, volunteer athletes who wanted to use their abilities to support individuals living with disabilities in Baltimore City. In 2007, they partnered with the William S. Baer School, to share the thrill of athletic competition with Baer Student Athletes living with disabilities. ASA's success can be defined by how many people have been encouraged to cross the finish line since 2007. With strong leadership and dedicated WingMen, donors and volunteers, sponsors and partners, ASA continues to empower Athletes living with disabilities to train and compete in over 60 running and triathlon events per year. ASA's reach has extended from Baltimore City to the mid-Atlantic region, offering mentoring, training, and competitive opportunities. All programs are offered at no cost to the Athletes, families, or organizations that support them.
For more information please visit, www.athletesservingathletes.org
Please no baby joggers, strollers, roller blades, skates, bikes, dogs, pets or headphones allowed on the race course. Your race number must be worn on your front and must be visible. DO NOT exchange or give your race number to another participant.