The Wearin' of the Green 5K Shamrock Run Banner Image
Sat March 16, 2019 Baton Rouge, LA US 70808 Directions
Events

5K Run/Walk

$25 8:00AM CDT Price increases after December 31, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
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Additional race information can be found at http://wearinofthegreen.com/5K-Shamrock-Run.

Place
3129 Perkins Road
Moreau Physical Therapy
Baton Rouge, LA US 70808
Description

The Wearin' of the Green 5K Shamrock 2019 Run

Saturday, March 16th, 2019 at 8 a.m.
3129 Perkins Road at Moreau Physical Therapy
 
Description:
Great opportunity to run a super fun inaugural community fun run and race on the last mile of the historic Wearing of the Green St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Baton Rouge.  Welcome to the inaugural Wearin' of the Green 5K Shamrock Run! The 5K Certified Course (3.1 miles) starts and ends at Moreau Physical Therapy on Perkins Road in Baton Rouge. You must be able to run or walk 3.1 miles in under one hour. The Wearin' of the Green, St. Patrick's Day Parade rolls immediately after the run.  This run is going to be so much fun!  Definitely Wear Your Green!
 
Event Details: 
All entrants get an awesome technical running shirt or singlet from Brooks Running. First 500 get an oversized Wearin’ of the Green Shamrock 5K Run medal. Lots of delicious food and beverages afterwards at Moreau PT.
 
DAY OF RUN DETAILS
6:30am - Race Day Packet  Pickup Opens behind Moreau Physical Therapy
8:00am - 5k Shamrock Run Start
8:30am - Finisher Food Court opens behind Moreau Physical Therapy
9:15am - Awards Ceremony
 
VOLUNTEERS- If you are interested in volunteering please contact jenni@varsityrunning.com
 
RACE RULES
For the safety of all participants, and for insurance reasons: Baby joggers or strollers are not allowed in the 5K race. No dogs in the race or the start/finish area
No participants with leg or foot casts
No exceptions to above rules
 
Registration Fees (Early & Late Fees & dates):
$25 on Launch Date only – September 14th
$30 through January 1st
$35 through March 14th
$40 on at packet pick-up on March 15th.  In person only.
 
Packet Pickup:
-Early Packet Pickup is encouraged Friday, March 15 at Varsity Sports, 2055 Perkins Road, BR, LA, from 10-6
-Race Day (Saturday, March 16, 2019 - Yes, Parade Day also) Pickup (Behind Moreau Physical Therapy) 6:30 am - Race Start at 8:00 am
 
Awards – Top 500 finishers receive a unique Shamrock Top 500 finisher medal.
Top 10 Male and Female  win special prizes from Brooks Running
 
T-shirts:
Brooks Podium technical IRISH GREEN short sleeve – UNISEX SIZING – XS, S, M, L, XL, AND XXL
OR
Brooks Podium white technical running singlet – Women’s XS, S, M, L, XL
Men’s S, M, L, XL 
 
T-shirts are guaranteed if you register by March 1st. 
 
CANCELLATION POLICY
Per the running industry policy, all entry fees are non-refundable & entries are non-transferable. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, you may not give or sell your number to anyone else, and you may not transfer your 2019 entry fee to a future race. This policy applies to all entrants and is in effect whether you are injured, have an unexpected family/business emergency, have a medical emergency, etc. If the course has to be changed or the race is cancelled due to an act of nature there are no refunds or rollovers. There are NO exceptions.
*Stragglers will be escorted off the route by Baton Rouge's finest police officers to make way for the Parade  
 
For Sponsorship information or other details not listed on this site or our registration site, email us here.
 
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