Marietta Shamrock Shuffle 5K

Sat March 6 - Sat March 13, 2021
Events

Marietta Shamrock Shuffle 5K

$25 Price increases after December 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EST
Description

The Marietta Police Athletic League hosts the Shamrock Shuffle to raise funds in support of after school and summer camp activities for kids between 5 and 17 years of age.  100% of the proceeds will be used to improve the health, education and cultural enrichment of kids and reduce the incidents of juvenile crime in the Cobb County area. The 5th Annual Shamrock Shuffle will be a virtual race scheduled to occur from March 6th at 6:00 am - March 13th at 12 noon in 2021.  Race participants will compete and post their results between the designated times of Saturday, March 6th, 2021 through Saturday, March 13th, 2021.

There will be a Pot of Gold Celebration to end the race Saturday March 13th, 2021 from 4 pm to 6 pm.   The Pot of Gold Celebration is a fun opportunity to celebrate the end of the race with family and friends in a safe, socially distanced environment.  We encourage all attendees to wear masks in addition to keeping a distance of 6 feet from others at the event.  Awards will be presented to race category winners and for the best costume.  Gift bags will be presented to race participants containing the race T-shirt and some great swag.  The Event will have a festive atmosphere with light entertainment.  The location for the Pot of Gold Celebration is (code named) “Emerald Isle” and the exact location will only be released in the days prior to the event.

 Please join the Marietta Police Athletic League for the 5th Annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K walk/run and The Pot of Gold Celebration, March 13th 2021.  Tentative schedule is:

  Event Schedule:

  • 4:00 pm - Welcome
    •  Invocation
    •  Board and Committee Introduction
    • Vendor Introductions
  • 4:30 pm - Packet Pickup
    • Entertainment and Photos
  • 5:30 pm - Awards Presentation
  • 6:00 pm - Event Closing Remarks 
Proceeds

Proceeds will benefit the Marietta Police Athletic League. Marietta PAL’s target population consists of youth who reside within the City of Marietta. PAL currently serves nearly 400 youth annually through existing sports, recreation, mentoring and education programs.

About Marietta PAL
The Marietta chapter of the PAL program began in 2007. This international program is designed to utilize sports as a basis for positive interaction between police officers and kids and supporting good decision making. Learn more at www.mariettapal.org.

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Costume Contest

Fun prizes for coming to the after race event dressed up in your St. Patrick's Day costumes:

  • Most spirited St. Patty's Kids (for those 12 & under)
  • Best Wearin' O' the Green

The Pot of Gold Celebration is a fun opportunity to celebrate the end of the race with family and friends in a safe, socially distanced environment.  We encourage all attendees to wear masks in addition to keeping of 6 feet from others at the event.  Awards will be presented to race category winners and for the best costume.  Gift bags will be presented to race participants containing the race T-shirt and some great swag.  The Event will have a festive atmosphere with light entertainment.  The location for the Pot of Gold Celebration is (code named) “Emerald Isle” and the exact location will only be released in the days prior to the event. March 13th, 2021, from 4:00 pm - 6:pm at a location to be announced.

Parking

Please see attached parking information for downtown marietta. 

The Pot of Gold Celebration will also have a Map as soon as the location has been determined.


Interactive Downtown Directory & Parking Map

 

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Timing & Qualification

As a Virtual Race, we accept results on the honor system, so you can track your distance and time however you like. The most accurate way to do this is by using a Running GPS watch, but there are also several free smartphone apps available for iPhones and Android devices that you may be interested in. 

Awards

Awards will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place overall runners. Also, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd awards will be given in the following age groups: 12 and under; 13-18; 19-30; 31-40; 41-55; 56 and over.

These Awards will be handed out at our Pot of Gold celebration, to occur on March 13th at 4:00 - 6:00pm

The Pot of Gold Celebration is a fun opportunity to celebrate the end of the race with family and friends in a safe, socially distanced environment.  We encourage all attendees to wear masks in addition to keeping 6 feet from others at the event.  Awards will be presented to race category winners and for the best costume.  Gift bags will be presented to race participants containing the race T-shirt and some great swag.  The Event will have a festive atmosphere with light entertainment.  The location for the Pot of Gold Celebration is (code name) “Emerald Isle” and the exact location will only be released in the days prior to the event.

Race Schedule

Submit running/walking times between March 6th at 6:00 am and March 13th at 12 noon.

Pot of Gold celebration, to occur on March 13th at 4:00 - 6:00pm

The Pot of Gold Celebration is a fun opportunity to celebrate the end of the race with family and friends in a safe, socially distanced environment.  We encourage all attendees to wear masks in addition to keeping 6 feet from others at the event.  Awards will be presented to race category winners and for the best costume.  Gift bags will be presented to race participants containing the race T-shirt and some great swag.  The Event will have a festive atmosphere with light entertainment.  The location for the Pot of Gold Celebration is (code name) “Emerald Isle” and the exact location will only be released in the days prior to the event.

Onsite Registration

No on-site registration will be held for this event.

However feel free to attend our Pot of Gold celebration, to occur on March 13th at 4:00 - 6:00pm, and buy some swag if you wish.

The Pot of Gold Celebration is a fun opportunity to celebrate the end of the race with family and friends in a safe, socially distanced environment.  We encourage all attendees to wear masks in addition to keeping 6 feet from others at the event.  Awards will be presented to race category winners and for the best costume.  Gift bags will be presented to race participants containing the race T-shirt and some great swag.  The Event will have a festive atmosphere with light entertainment.  The location for the Pot of Gold Celebration is (code name) “Emerald Isle” and the exact location will only be released in the days prior to the event.

POT of GOLD Celebration / Packet Pick Up

The 5th Annual Shamrock Shuffle will be a virtual race scheduled to occur from March 6th at 6am - March 13th at 12 noon in 2021.  Race participants will compete and post their results between the designated times.   There will be a Pot of Gold Celebration to end the race Saturday March 13th, 2021 from 4 pm to 6 pm.   The Pot of Gold Celebration is a fun opportunity to celebrate the end of the race with family and friends in a safe, socially distanced environment.  We encourage all attendees to wear masks in addition to keeping 6 feet from others at the event.  Awards will be presented to race category winners and for the best costume.  Gift bags will be presented to race participants containing the race T-shirt and some great swag.  The Event will have a festive atmosphere with light entertainment.  The location for the Pot of Gold Celebration is (code name) “Emerald Isle” and the exact location will only be released in the days prior to the event.

Please join the Marietta Police Athletic League for the 5th Annual Shamrock Shuffle 5K walk/run and The Pot of Gold Celebration.  Tentative schedule is:

Event Schedule:

  • 4 pm   Welcome
      • Invocation
      • Board and Committee Introduction
      • Vendor Instructions
  • 4:30    Packet Pickup
      • Entertainment and Photos
  • 5:30    Awards Presentation
  • 6:00    Event Closing Remarks 
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