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Shamrock Race - Plymouth - plymouth


Shamrock Race - Plymouth - PureMIchiganWithBoarder

Shamrock Race

March 18, 8-11 am, onsite registration begins at 7:00
Where: Kellogg Park - Downtown Plymouth

Shamrock Race ~ A festive race event brought to you by the Kona Running Company. Join in on the fun – sign up & wear a festive costume or anything Green! Celebrate the St. Patrick’s holiday with live traditional music by Celtic Jam (see image below) in historic downtown Plymouth! Donations to the Karmanos Cancer Institute.

USATF Certified Courses: (5K Map) (Mile Map) (USATF 5K Course Certification)

Race Features:

chocolatecandya  New for 2018:  Can’t make it to this event?  Run it somewhere else … We have added a virtual run!  Run the race with family & friends anywhere in the U.S. or world! We ship you the official Shamrock Race Shirt, Hat, themed Medal & custom Bib.
chocolatecandyb  New for 2018: 5K Walkers receive their own Start Wave.
chocolatecandya  2018 5K Finisher Medals
chocolatecandyb  2018 Tech Shirt*:  A unisex “Tech Shirt” for participants; All registrations are GUARANTEED a shirt.
chocolatecandya  2018 Hat: For the first 1,450 5K Run/Walk and Double Dash participants.
chocolatecandyb  Entertainment & Party: DJ; live traditional music by Celtic Jam (see image below ); Food & Beverage Buffet in heated Tents.
chocolatecandya  Costume Contest: Judging by Plymouth DDA – Evaluated 7:00 am to 8:15 am at judging table in Kellogg Park at canopy tent – see details in our FAQs.    
chocolatecandyb  Double Dash: Participate in the 5K and Rainbow Rainbow Mile; receive a Tech Shirt, hat, 5K Medal, Double Finisher medal; limited to 350    
chocolatecandyb  Shuttle Buses starting at 7:00 AM from Troy Design and Manufacturing (TDM) parking lot SEE MAP HERE (limited to 1,500 cars) to/from Plymouth Recreation Center;  City of Plymouth will be charging $5 per vehicle ($2.50 to city & $2.50 to charity) in their municipal parking lots & structures so use our free bus shuttles.  Shuttle bus service will be stopped at 10:00 AM.  All patrons in line to load at that time will be transported to the remote parking however patrons arriving at the shuttle loading zone after 10:00 AM may not have bus transportation available.
chocolatecandya  Downtown Plymouth Parking – A map can be downloaded HERE.
chocolatecandyb  Our sponsor “Sean O’Callaghan’s Irish Pub” located at 821 Penniman Ave., Plymouth – next to Kellogg Park is open to the public at 9:00 am on race day morning with NO COVER CHARGE!
chocolatecandya  Start & Finish at Kellogg Park: 777 W Ann Arbor Trail, Plymouth, Michigan 48170 (MAP)
chocolatecandyb  Course Availability (Times):  THE FINISH LINE SHUTS DOWN AT 10:00 AM.  The Shamrock Race 5K street course will be available until 10:00 AM at which time any remaining participants must move to the sidewalk or proceed at their own risk. The timing mats will be shut down at 10:00 AM and times will no longer be recorded. Water and food buffet will also be stopped. City of Plymouth Police and subcontractor monitoring may also be discontinued.
chocolatecandya  5K Pace Groups: 8 min/mile pace up to 12 min/mile pace
chocolatecandyb  Age Group Awards – M/F, 3 deep, 5-year age group increments, from 14 years old to +75 yrs old – pickup your award at our finish-line Awards Tent in Kellogg Park at 9:00 am.
chocolatecandya  B-Tag Timing – (ChronoTrack chip in bib) for ALL events
chocolatecandya  PLEASE DO NOT LITTER!  Thank You!

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS: Contact Mark Koehl, Registration Director at or 248-912-8747

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED — Contact Jill Whitehead (volunteers receive an official Shamrock Race shirt) at:

SPONSORSHIPS — Contact Kim Johnson for sponsorship program info. at: or go to Sponsors Page for more info.