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Event Detail

KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K

Sunday, March 10 at 1:15 p.m.
North of Franklin Street on Charles Street


NO transfers, refunds or exchanges will be permitted for this race.
Registration is now closed as the 5,000 participant capacity has been obtained.

Thank you for understanding.
If you plan to pick up a packet for another participant, you must have a written letter of instruction from that participant to do so.

Packet Pick-up
Tuesday, March 5
2-7 p.m.
Charm City Run Annapolis
Annapolis Towne Center
1910 Towne Centre Blvd., Suite 120
Annapolis, Md. 21401

Wednesday, March 6
2-7 p.m.
Charm City Run Bel Air
126 S. Main St.
Bel Air, Md. 21014

Thursday, March 7
2-7 p.m.
Charm City Run Clarksville
12186 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, Md. 21029

Friday, March 8
12-6 p.m.
Charm City Run Baltimore
McHenry Row
1713 Whetstone Way Baltimore, Md. 21230

Saturday, March 9
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Charm City Run Timonium
2045 York Rd.
Timonium, Md. 21093

There is no race day registration nor packet pick-up.

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)

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.

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.

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 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.


Amenities: All preregistered runners will receive a gender-specific GREEN Brooks podium long sleeve technical T-shirt (sizes and availability NOT guaranteed for late packet pick-up) and entry to the post-race party to include light refreshments, FREE beer and live music. 

Premium male sizing (S, M, L, XL, XXL) and female sizing (S, M, L, XL).

   Men's Premium        Women's Premium

Please specify on your registration whether you would like men's or women's shirt.

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!

Post-race Party: Live music by Burnt Sienna 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 party. 

2013 Race Photo Album

Sponsors: Kelly & Associates Insurance Group, St. Patrick Celebrations, Inc., Brooks Running, Miller Lite, Power Plant Live, Charm City Run

The KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K benefits the the St. Patrick's Day Parade. The parade uses race proceeds to help offset St. Patrick Day parade costs.

Kelly & Associates Insurance Group  
Fellowship of Christian Athletes 
Power Plant Live!
Miller Lite
Fitness Together


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Contact Name: Kelly Dees
Phone: 410-308-1870
Fax: 410-308-1871