KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K
Registration is now closed as the 5,000 participant capacity has been met.
Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 1:15 p.m.
Charles and Mulberry Streets
There are no refunds of entry given or transfers of entry permitted for this event.
NEW THIS YEAR - VIP UPGRADE:
Come into any Charm City Run Retail Location, spend $125.00 on any Brooks Merchandise and receive a Brooks VIP Upgrade for the Kelly St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K. (Must be registered for the event to receive the upgrade.)
VIP Upgrade to include:
VIP Pint Glass
Box Lunch (to include wrap sandwich and chips)
Access to VIP Beer (separate kegs in designated area)
Access to separate restroom facilities
Bird's Eye View of the Band and Post Race Venue
(Upgrade limited to the first 250 participants that qualify.)
Directions and Parking:
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)
Kelly St. Patrick’s Day 5k has partnered with Parking Panda, the nationwide leader in online parking reservations, to offer the ability to purchase guaranteed parking passes at several parking locations within easy walking distance to the race.
Parking is very limited around the city and many locations will fill up, so it is strongly recommended that you purchase parking passes for the Shamrock 5K if driving. Once purchased, parking passes will be instantly emailed to you and guarantee you access to your selected location.
*Exclusive Partner Offer: Use discount code Shamrock5K at checkout for an automatic 15% off your purchase.
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.
Click below link to see detailed course map:
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 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"
Amenities: All preregistered runners will receive a gender-specific, Brooks 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). Please specify on your registration whether you would like a men's or women's shirt.
Uber: Need a ride to or from the event? Run the race, drink the beer, and leaving the logistics to Uber. Download the free Uber app in the iTunes or GooglePlay store and get a ride on demand at the tap of a button. Sign up with promo code SHAMROCK5K for a free first ride up to $25. Visit uber.com/baltimore for more info.
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 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.
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.
Challenge Yourself to Change a LIFE TODAY! Team Challenge is the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's endurance training and fundraising program. Through Team Challenge, you can run or walk 13.1 miles, or train for a cycling event while helping to find a cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, chronic and often debilitating digestive diseases that impact 1.4 million Americans.
Team Challenge Maryland is heading to wine country! This upcoming spring/summer season, we are going to be training for the inaugural Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon, taking place June 4. Training will start February 12. Contact Gabrielle for more information.
* There are no refunds of entry given or transfers of entry permitted for this event.
Contact Name: Kelly Dees