Shamrock’n Half Marathon

shamrock'n half marathonGet a little run in before you party it up on St. Patrick’s Day!

The Shamrock’n Weekend includes a Leprechaun Dash, 5K, 10K, and half-marathon options. Can’t make it to Sacramento to race? Make your own lucky course and run at your own pace.

Saturday promises to be a day of fun! Run or walk the 5K or 10K and then enjoy watching the little ones chase a Leprechaun for the half-mile Dash. Rock to the music on the course, finish on the field and enjoy post-race festivities, beer and food.

On Sunday, 13.1 is filled with fun! Live music, crazy costumes, on-field finish, post-race beer and food — It’s a party you don’t want to miss!

And back by popular demand is the Doubleheader. Run the 5K or 10K on Saturday plus the Half marathon on Sunday and receive a third Doubleheader medal plus a commemorative Doubleheader shirt.

The sole beneficiary for the Shamrock’n weekend is Sacramento-based Triumph Cancer Foundation.

The Shamrock’n 5K, 10K, Leprechaun Dash and half marathon are returning to Sacramento on Saturday and Sunday.

Report from Fox 40 – KXTL

On Saturday, March 16, the 5K, 10K and Leprechaun Dash will take place while the half marathon will occur on Sunday, March 17.

The Leprechaun Dash will start at 8 a.m., the 5K will start at 8:15 a.m. and the 10K will start at 9 a.m.

The first wave of the half marathon will begin at 7:45 a.m., while the second wave starts at 8 a.m. and the third wave starts at 8:15 a.m.

Packets can be picked up the morning of at the start of the race at Sutter Health Park or can be picked up at Fleet Feet on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.

Those who participate in the 5K or 10K on Saturday and then run the half marathon on Sunday will receive a doubleheader medal and shirt.

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