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Sat March 16, 2019 Directions
RaceJoy Ready
Registration includes full breakfast

St. Paddy's Day 8K

8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT


Every St. Patrick's Day weekend the Venice YMCA hosts this fun 8K run on the island in Venice.  All runners get to enjoy a scenic, loop course, plus a full breakfast courtesy of Sharky's on the Pier. In addition to the great views, we'll have door prizes, T-shirts for participants, awards 3 deep in all age divisions, plus Overall Male/Female!

Registration includes full breakfast, door prizes, goody bags, and event shirts for first 250 participants.
Running Club Discounts Apply Automatically.

The race starts at 8 am and packet pick-up and day-of registration begins at 6:30 a.m.

Early Packet Pick-Up is on Thursday, March 14th from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Venice YMCA located at 701 Center Rd. Venice, FL 34285.

For more information, call 941-492-9622.

Race Contact Info

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


Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at Venice YMCA St. Paddy's 8K.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.


  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

Venice YMCA St. Paddy's 8K is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
Course Map

Venice YMCA St. Paddy's 8K has a course map available.

View Course Map

1600 S. Harbor Drive
Venice, FL US 34285