KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K
Sunday, March 16, 2014 at 1:15 p.m.
Charles and Mulberry Streets
The race is limited to the first 5,000 registrants.
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.
2013 Race Photos: Click Here
Shamrock Training Program: Click here
Wednesday, March 12
Thursday, March 13
Friday, March 14
Saturday, March 15
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.
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)
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.
"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.
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 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.
Sponsors: Kelly & Associates Insurance Group, St. Patrick Celebrations, Inc., Brooks Running, Miller Lite, Power Plant Live, Charm City Run, Yelp
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.
Beneficiaries:Athletes Serving Athletes: Mission is to provide the opportunity for challenged athletes to pursue an active lifestyle by experiencing the thrill of athletic competition otherwise inaccessible to them. Specifically, Athletes Serving Athletes fosters mentoring relationships between a disabled or non-disabled adults and disabled youths that focuses on preparing for and competing in local running and triathlon events.
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.
Information meetings for the program begin in January and are listed below. Training will start Feb. 12. Contact Gabrielle for more information.
Contact Name: Kelly Dees