RACE INFO: Shamrock Race | Sunday March 17th, 2019
The SHAMROCK RACE was a 2018 TRIPLE CROWN EVENT
2018 Kona Triple Crown Series: Complete all 3 of our Kona Running Co. race events (Shamrock Race, Wicked Halloween Run, and Kona Chocolate Run) in CY 2018 & qualify for some serious extra bling! For information on how to qualify for this designer “Kona Triple Crown Medal”, please see below.Qualifying Events: Completed event distances must be in our 10K, or 5K races of any combination to qualify (our Mile events are excluded).
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.
|New for 2019: This event is officially ON ST. PATRICK’S DAY!|
|New for 2019: The 10K is back! Just like our 2016 event, we now once again have the 10K event in addition to the other events|
|New for 2019: We will have a new Rainbow Half Mile Course|
|5K Walkers start in their own corral start AFTER the 5K runners have left|
|2019 5K Finisher Medals|
|2019 Tech Shirt*: A unisex “Tech Shirt” for participants|
|Entertainment & Party: DJ; live traditional music by Celtic Jam (see image below ); Food & Beverage Buffet in heated Tents|
|Costume Contest: Judging by Plymouth DDA – Evaluated 7:15 am to 8:45 am at judging table in Kellogg Park at canopy tent – see details in our FAQs.|
|Shamrock Double Participate in the 10K and 5K; must run in the 1st Start Wave of 10K & receive a Tech Shirt, 10K Medal, Double Finisher Medal; limited to 500|
|Shuttle Buses starting at 6:40 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 10:30 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 10:30 AM may not have bus transportation available|
|10K Time Qualifier: Participants must run at “18 minutes or less pace per mile” to register for our 10K event|
|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!|
|Our sponsor: “Tito’s Handmade Vodka” will be offering their Drink Special after the Shamrock Race at Sean O’Callaghan’s Irish Pub & Penn Grill near our finish line in Kellogg Park!|
|Downtown Plymouth Parking – A map can be downloaded HERE.|
|Start & Finish at Kellogg Park: 777 W Ann Arbor Trail, Plymouth, Michigan 48170 (MAP)|
| Course Availability (Times): THE FINISH LINE SHUTS DOWN AT 10:30 AM. The Shamrock Race 10K street course, from the start through mile 3, will be available until 9:00 AM at which time any remaining 10K participants must move to the sidewalk until joining the remainder of the course which is shared by the 5K race.
The Shamrock Race 5K street course will be available until 10:30 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 10:30 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
|10K and 5K Pace Groups: 8 min/mile pace up to 12 min/mile pace|
|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.|
|B-Tag Timing – (ChronoTrack chip in bib) for ALL events|
|NO REFUNDS; ONLY TRANSFERS ALLOWED TO ANOTHER PERSON BEFORE OUR ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES|
|PLEASE DO NOT LITTER! Thank You!|
REGISTRATION QUESTIONS: Contact Mark Koehl, Registration Director at email@example.com or 248-912-8747
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED — Contact Jill Whitehead (volunteers receive an official Shamrock Race shirt) at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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