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

  • Charles and Mulberry Street Baltimore, MD (map)

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. Please note that this race will sell out, so please register early.


The Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K is the 1st race in the Under Armour B3 Distance Series presented by KELLY. Register for the series and receive all race premiums and an additional B3 premium as well as medals from each race.


$35 through 10/31/18
$40 through 12/31/18
$45 through 2/28/19
$50 thereafter

Click here for a printable mail-in registration form.

*There are no refunds of entry given for this event.


Packet Pick-Ups:

Monday, March 4th from 4PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Annapolis
1910 Towne Centre Blvd #120
Annapolis, MD 21401

Tuesday, March 5th from 4PM-7PM 
Charm City Run - Bel Air
126 S. Main Street #2
Bel Air, MD 21014

Wednesday, March 6th from 1PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Columbia
7090 Deepage Drive
Columbia, MD 21045

Thursday, March 7th from 1PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Fells Point
1500 Thames Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

Friday, March 8th from 1PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Baltimore Locust Point
1713 Whetstone Way
Baltimore, MD 21230

Saturday, March 9th from 9AM-2PM
Charm City Run - Timonium
2045 York Road
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.

Shamrock 5K Training Program:

Are you ready to race 3.1 miles on March 10th? 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.


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)



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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.

The race course is closed to bikes, skaters and baby joggers/strollers.

Water will be provided on course and at the finish line. Splits provided at the one- and two-mile marks.


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.



All preregistered runners will receive a gender-specific, Under Armour technical T-shirt, a finishers medal and entry to the post-race party to include light refreshments, FREE beer and live music.

Shirts will be available in the following: male sizing (S, M, L, XL, XXL) and female sizing (XS, S, M, L, XL).  

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

Post-race Party:

Live music and awards will be hosted by Power Plant Live! just north of finish line at Market Place and Water Streets. All runners 21 and over can enjoy free beer at the finish line, but you WILL need proper identification near the finish line. Other light refreshments/snacks will be provided. The awards ceremony will be held during the post race celebration.

Live Music to be announced!


We have plenty of volunteering opportunities.  Please click the link below to read more and register to volunteer.

Transfer and Deferral Policy:

We allow transfers up to two weeks 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 and choosing manage registration. Transfer will not be allowed after February 24th, 2018We do not allow deferrals for the Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K.

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:

Please review the Charm City Run Weather and Event Cancellation policy here prior to registering for this event. If you have any questions about the policy please email us at prior to registering.


Beneficiary information coming soon!

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

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 10, 2019

  • Under Armour Sole of the City 10K presented by KELLY on April 13, 2019

  • Under Armour Charles St 12 presented by KELLY on August 31, 2019

Participants receive all race premiums and medals that attached to a large B3 backplate medal, as well as an additional Under Armour B3 Hustle 3.0 Backpack, pictured here.

Thank you to our sponsors