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St. Patrick's Day 5k Color Run/Walk

Sat March 23, 2024 Michigan City, IN 46360 US Directions


5k Run/Walk - Elite (Under 30 minute finishers)

($0: Ages 0 - 3) ($15: Ages 4 - 20) ($30: Ages 21+)
8:00AM CDT - 1:00PM CDT Price increases after March 6, 2024 at 11:59pm CST

5k Run/Walk

($0: Ages 0 - 3) ($15: Ages 4 - 20) ($30: Ages 21+)
8:00AM CDT - 1:00PM CDT Price increases after March 6, 2024 at 11:59pm CST

1/2 Mile Kids Dash

($0: Ages 0 - 3) ($15: Ages 4 - 20)
8:00AM CDT - 1:00PM CDT Price increases after March 6, 2024 at 11:59pm CST


1000 Moore Road
Michigan City, IN US 46360


4th Annual St. Patrick’s Day 5k Color Run

Come join us for some St. Patrick’s Day fun for the 4th Annual St. Patrick’s Day 5k Color Run/Walk presented by Notre Dame Catholic School.

Date: Saturday, March 23, 2024

Location: Notre Dame Catholic School - 1000 Moore Rd., Michigan City, IN 46360

Time: 8:00am CST Starting line for first group of Elite runners, followed by family/friends, stroller and separate Kids Dash Color Run.

Registration:  Adults (ages 21+): $30.00 - includes race shirt, one $5 post-race drink ticket

                        Students (ages 4-20): $15.00 - includes shirt, post-race drink/snack (parent must be present)

                        Children 3 and under: Free (registration for Kids Dash still required if they wish to run the dash)

                        Use code FAMILY15 for $15 off registration fees only of $90 or more.

                        Registrants will have the option to upgrade to a long sleeve race day shirt for a small surcharge. 

Entry fees will be subject to increase after March 6th and race t-shirts will NOT be included in registration after this date. Registration will be closed end of day March 17th. THERE WILL BE NO ONSITE REGISTRATION ON RACE DAY.

Awards: Medals will be awarded to the overall top female and male runners in the Elite Group, the top female and male masters runners (Age 40+) in the Elite Group, and all Kids' Dash runners.

Packet Pick Up: Race packets may be picked up outside of Notre Dame School on Friday, 3/22/24 between 4:00-6:30pm CST or Saturday, 3/23/24 at 7:30am CST.

General Information: Race will be professionally timed by T&H Timing. There will be free parking located at Notre Dame School behind the Church off of Duneland Beach Dr. No pets permitted. Spectators are welcome to cheer on runners on campus and can join the after party for no entry fee. 

Post-Race Entertainment: We are thrilled to share that Rohr's Notre Dame Food Truck from the iconic University of Notre Dame restaurant will be back on site providing food options again this year. Cold beer will be provided by Bridges Waterside Grille. We welcome back The Dennehy-Mayer School of Irish Dance and The McKee/Wall Irish Band providing live Irish music. 

Food, drink available for presale at time of registration. Registrants are encouraged to purchase presale tickets to help our volunteer committee prepare for the correct amount of people at the event.  Concessions will be sold on the day of the event with an increase in fare. Food tickets will increase from $8 to $10, Drink tickets will increase from $5 to $7 and soft drink/water/coffee/hot chocolate will increase from $2 to $3. We strongly encourage participants to purchase food and drink items at time of registration.


NDCS Pot of Gold Raffle- Notre Dame Catholic School will be raffling off cash prizes of $10,000 to 1st place, $5,000 to 2nd place and $1,000 to the 3rd place winners. Winning tickets will be picked at the 5k post race party. Winners need not be present (but we would love it if we could celebrate with you!). Tickets are $100 each and only 500 tickets will be sold. During registration of the 5k, you will have to chance to tell us if you are interested in purchasing a ticket and the school office will reach out to you to coordinate your ticket purchase. 

Golden Shamrock Hunt-  For an extra $2 per registrant, you will have the opportunity post race to find 5 golden shamrocks each with an Amazon gift card value attached from $10-$50. These golden shamrocks will be hidden about our beautiful 32 acre campus. You can add this activity at the time of registration. We ask that adults supervise their children during the hunt.  

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