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Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K

  • Charles and Mulberry Street Baltimore, MD (map)

The Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K is now sold out as the race capacity has been met.

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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. 

 

 

 

 


RACE #1 OF THE UNDER ARMOUR B3 DISTANCE SERIES PRESENTED BY KELLY

The B3 Series is now sold out as the capacity for the Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K has been met. If you are already signed up for the Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K and would like to upgrade to the B3 please email events@charmcityrun.com.


The event will be held rain or shine. in the event of severe weather, any change in the event will be updated on all websites and posted on our social media outlets. 


REGISTRATION FEES

$40 through 1/31/2018

$45 thereafter

There are no refunds of entry given for this event.


RACE INFORMATION


Packet Pick-Up Sessions

Monday, March 5th, 2018 from 4PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Vita - Belvedere Square
516 E. Belvedere Square
Baltimore, MD 21212

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 from 2PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Annapolis
1910 Towne Center Blvd., Suite 120
Annapolis, MD 21401

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 from 2PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Bel Air
126 S Main St #2
Bel Air, MD 21014

Thursday, March 8th, 2018 from 2PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Columbia
7090 Deepage Dr
Columbia, MD 21045

Friday, March 9th, 2018 from 10AM-1PM
Charm City Run - Fells Point
1500 Thames St
Baltimore, MD 21231

Friday, March 9th, 2018 from 3PM-7PM
Charm City Run - McHenry Row
1713 Whetstone Way
Baltimore, MD 21231

Saturday, March 10th, 2018 from 9AM-3PM
Charm City Run - Timonium
2045 York Rd
Timonium, MD 21093

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.


Amenities

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 by What's Next.

Premium male sizing (S, M, L, XL, XXL) and female sizing (XS, S, M, L, XL). Please specify on your registration whether you would like a men's or women's shirt.

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Medal

For the first time ever, every finisher at the Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K will receive a medal!

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Training

Are you ready to race 3.1 miles on March 11th? Train with a supportive small group leading up to race day so you can cross the finish line happy and healthy! Groups start February 3rd and 4th at all 8 Charm City Run locations across Maryland and are open to all levels and paces. Click below to find a program near you and register.


Post-Race Celebration

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. (Participants will need proper identification.)  

We are excited to announce this years live music:

Whats Next - Voted Best Band in Baltimore Magazine the last 5 years running!


Course

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.

Please click here for a downloadable course map.


Directions 

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)


Parking

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To book convenient and affordable parking, we recommend using SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app.

To reserve your parking spot today, visit the 2018 Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

New to SpotHero? Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app


Awards

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.


Volunteers

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 events@charmcityrun.com.


Transfer Policy

We allow transfers up to one month prior to race day. There is a $10 processing fee for transfers. The transfer processing fee is paid by the "new registrant". You may transfer by going into your profile on runsignup.com and choosing manage registration. 


Beneficiaries 

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


Event Guidelines

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.


Weather Policy

The Under Armour KELLY St. Patricks Day Shamrock 5k is a rain or shine event, and the race will go on as planned unless thunder and/or lightning is detected at race time, or other extreme weather is present. Standard practice is to wait 30 minutes after lightning or thunder is detected to begin the race. If after waiting 1 hour we still have lightning and/or thunder in the area will will be forced to cancel the race. Unfortunately, race registration fees cannot be refunded. 


Under Armour B3 Distance Series presented by KELLY

Already registered for one or more races in the series and want to upgrade? You can do so easily by emailing events@charmcityrun.com.

The Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K is the first race of the Under Armour B3 Distance Series presented by KELLY. This series includes 3 Charm City Run premier races of increasing distance: 

  • Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K on March 11, 2018
  • Under Armour Sole of the City 10K presented by KELLY on April, 2018
  • Under Armour Charles St 12 presented by KELLY on September 1, 2018

Participants receive all race premiums and medals that attached to a large B3 backplate medal, as well as an additional Under Armour B3 premium, pictured here.


Thank you to our sponsors

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