4th Annual Shamrock Sprint 5K to benefit The John Patrick Flanagan Foundation

Sat June 22, 2019 Fairfield, CT US 06824 Directions
Events

5K Run/Walk

9:00AM EDT
Place
Connecticut Audubon Society
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield, CT US 06824
Description

IMPORTANT NOTICE: We have reached our field size limit of 250 runners. Online registration is closed and there will be NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION! Thank you for your interest in the Shamrock Sprint.

Shamrock Sprint Event Schedule:


7:30    Bib pickup opens. NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION
8:55    Check-in closes
9:00    Race & walk start
9:30    Post-race party
10:15  Awards ceremony

 

Avoid the lines on Saturday - Bib pick up - Friday, June 21st from 4:30 - 7 p.m. at soundRUNNER, 1596 Post Road, Fairfield.

 

Race Day Registration Fee - $35 for Adult and $25 for 14 and under

 

Race is timed by the ChronoTrack B-Tag RFID (chip) system.

Great t-shirts for all pre-registered runners.

Awards for top finishers in all age groups.

Medals for all child participants.

 

FEATURES & HIGHLIGHTS

Although the run takes place in Greenfield ‘Hill’, our 5K (3.1 Mile) course is not hilly! Our gentle course is shady and beautiful with sweeping stone walls, horses, open space, and tree-lined streets -- a truly picturesque setting! Race is chip timed for all participants.

The Shamrock Sprint after-race party hosted on-site at the CT Audubon Nature Center will be serving Garden Catering, Stew Leonard's baked goods and Alene's Ice Cream Truck and will include many family-friendly activities including children's games and bounce house from 9:30 am - 11:00.

StretchLab and CycleBar will be on-site offering complimentary services.

Race will be held rain or shine.  Lower pricing for children ages 14 and under.

 

AWARDS
Special prizes and awards to overall men's and women's champions
Trophies to top 3 finishers in each category (male & female)
5-7, 8-10,11-13, 14-18, 19-29, 30-39. 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Sponsorship Opportunities are available:
For sponsorship details, please contact mauraalmy@gmail.com

 
Click here to view race course.

The course will be marked with flour arrows on the road, turning signs, cones & mile markers. Police are on duty but roads are open.

The race will start and finish at the CT Audubon Society Center.

 
ENTRY INFORMATION
RACE AND WALK FEES ARE THE SAME 
Newly designed - t-shirts - for all Pre-Reg Runners and as available on Race Day.
Please register by June 10th to ensure sizing & availability. Please bring exact bills or a check to speed up onsite registration.
Remember it is illegal to give or transfer a bib to anyone else. Doing so will disqualify both people and void any & all claims against the event & its personnel. Using someone else's bib number could delay emergency response teams and compromise the safety of the participant. It will also affect the results of others in the race  
Sorry but dogs are not allowed on Audubon property. Bicycles are not allowed on the course.
Carpooling is encouraged. Please park along Burr Street in designated areas and on Midlock Road across the street from the CT Audubon Nature Center building.
This race is a fundraiser to benefit the John Patrick Flanagan Foundation, a local non-profit  founded in 2009 in memory of John Flanagan who lost his battle to cancer at the age of 44. JPFF's mission is to help vulnerable children and families by supporting charities that provide the direction, education and healthy environment that vulnerable children and families need to have the opportunity to reach their full potential.
We have enabled nearly 4,000 inner-city children to go on field trips to the CT Audubon Society in Fairfield as part of the John Patrick Flanagan Trailblazers program. We've funded programming and college preparation assistance for inner-city teens, helped economically disadvantaged immigrant women and children learn English and life skills, helped children battling cancer, supported children affected by HIV/AIDS, sponsored volunteer attorneys who work to place children in safe permanent homes and given scholarships to children who have a financial need as well as children who have lost a parent to cancer.
Thank you for your support for the John Patrick Flanagan Foundation.
JPFF is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, Tax ID number 26-4783810.
For more information about JPFF, visit our website www.jpff.org.
 
Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
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