☘️ Shamrock 5K Run ☘️

Fri June 19 - Tue June 30 Old Saybrook, CT 06475 US Directions
We have re-scheduled this event as a virtual race

Due to the ongoing social distancing restrictions, the Shamrock 5K Run and Wee-Mile is going VIRTUAL. Participants already registered for the March 14th actual race have options. Here they are:

  • Remain in the event by switching to the Virtual Race (YOU ARE AWESOME!)
  • Donate your entry to support St. John School and this year’s sponsors (THANK YOU!)
  • Request a refund (HOPE TO SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!)

Participants who opt for the virtual race will have until June 30 to complete their run and post their times by July 1.

Trophies for the overall first place male and female will be mailed out to their registration address.

Race T-shirts and Goodie Bag

Race shirts and goodie bags will be handed out on a first-come-first-served basis.

  • When: Friday, June 26 from 5pm-7pm and Saturday, June 27 from 9am-11am
  • Where: St John's Church rear parking lot on 161 Main St. Old Saybrook, CT 06475

Here Are Your Options:

Virtual races happen all the time, and allow you to join the fun without the crowds. You simply run the distance on your own, and report your results - we’ll send you instructions.

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

Event Postponement

Due to prevailing public health concerns relating to the Conronavirus outbreak, we have been required to postpone this event. Further details concerning alternative arrangements will be posted as soon as possible.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.saintjohnschoolos.org/page/shamrock-run.

Fort Old Saybrook
Old Saybrook, CT US 06475

☘️Go green and get your Irish on at the 4th annual Shamrock 5K Run to benefit St. John School! Bring your little leprechaun for the wee ½ mile race for kids ages 2-11. State of the art RFID chip timing system. First 150 registrants get a free long sleeve T-shirt. Trophy for male and female winners. Live broadcast from 94.9 and 106.5. All participants enjoy finish line photos, complementary beverage stub good for one free beer/non-alcoholic drink at the famous Monkey Farm Café, games, bagpipe music, refreshments and more!
We look forward to seeing you and your families!
☘️Course Description: No blarney, this is a fast and flat 3.1-mile racecourse! Cruse along the beautiful scenic roads of historical Old Saybrook, and sweep along the Connecticut River and marshes throughout the picturesque North Cove Road area. The race starts and finishes at the site of the original Fort Saybrook on the corner of Bridge and College Street.
Registration is at the Saybrook Pavillion.

☘️Entry Fees (checks only on race day)

  • 5K Run/Walk $20 ($25 on race day)  - Race t-shirt for the first 150 participants
  • Kids wee mile - $10
  • Saybrook Point parking lot
☘️Race Day Schedule
  • Registration opens - 7:30 AM
  • Kids Run start - 8:45 AM
  • 5K start - 9:00 AM
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