Old First Ward Shamrock Run

March 5, 2022 Buffalo, NY 14204 US RaceJoy Ready

In Person 8k Run

03/05 12:00PM EST
Open to ages 1 - 98.

Old 1st Ward Community Association

Shamrock Run: 44th Anniversary

In Person race SATURDAY MARCH 5th 2022 @  12:00 noon
8 km Run (4.97 MILES) USATF Course Certification  #NY15039JJ



Virtual race March 1st 2022 through March 15th 2022

Run anywhere and anytime between March 1 and March 15 using your watch and a pre-measured course or using the Race Joy Race Anywhere mobile app.  See the Virtual Participant Info link in the main menu for more information.

Packet Pickup

Old First Ward Community Center - 62 Republic St , Buffalo, NY

Saturday Feb 26th & Sunday Feb 27th
10:00am until 2:00pm 

Monday March 1 through Friday March 4
10:00am until 7:30pm

Race Day Saturday March 5
10:00am until noon

Packets for virtual runners will be available at the above times, or can be mailed for a $10 fee.  Packets will only be mailed to domestic mailing addresses.

In Person Run:

$40 – November 15 through February 26
$45 – February 27 through Race day

Virtual Run

$35 - Virtual Runners


In Person Race Awards

1st Place Male and Female Overall
1st Place Male and Female Masters (40+) 
1st Place Male and Female Police Officer
1st Place Male and Female First Ward (Buffalo) Resident
Top 3 in Male and Female Age Groups: 14 & under through 80 & over

No Virtual Race Awards

Old First Ward Community Center
62 Republic St
Buffalo, NY US 14204

Certified Course: NY15039JJ <-- click number for official course map

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://buffaloshamrockrun.com/.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Old First Ward Shamrock Run.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

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