2018 Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K

Sun March 11, 2018 Baltimore, MD US 21201 Directions

5K Run

1:15PM EDT
Charles and Mulberry
Baltimore, MD US 21201

The Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K is now sold out as the race capacity has been met.

Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 1:15 p.m.

Grab your green and join us for one of Baltimore's largest and most festive 5Ks! Run through our city and finish at Power Plant Live! for an epic after-party. Please note that this race will sell out, so please register early.

Charles and Mulberry Streets

Registration Fees:

$35 through 11/30/2017

$40 through 1/31/2018

$45 thereafter

There are no refunds of entry given for this event.

Packet Pick-ups:

Monday, March 5th, 2018 from 4PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Vita - Belvedere Square
516 E. Belvedere Square
Baltimore, MD 21212

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 from 2PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Annapolis
1910 Towne Center Blvd., Suite 120
Annapolis, MD 21401

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 from 2PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Bel Air
126 S Main St #2
Bel Air, MD 21014

Thursday, March 8th, 2018 from 2PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Columbia
7090 Deepage Dr
Columbia, MD 21045

Friday, March 9th, 2018 from 10AM-1PM
Charm City Run - Fells Point
1500 Thames St
Baltimore, MD 21231

Friday, March 9th, 2018 from 3PM-7PM
Charm City Run - McHenry Row
1713 Whetstone Way
Baltimore, MD 21231

Saturday, March 10th, 2018 from 9AM-3PM
Charm City Run - Timonium
2045 York Rd
Timonium, MD 21093

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no Packet Pick-up on race day. Packets must be picked up at one of the Packet Pick-up locations. If you wish for someone else to pick up your packet for you, they must present a written note of permission from you.

Shamrock 5k Training Program:

Are you ready to race 3.1 miles on March 11th? Train with a supportive small group leading up to race day so you can cross the finish line happy and healthy! Groups start February 3rd and 4th at all 8 Charm City Run locations across Maryland and are open to all levels and paces. Click below to find a program near you and register.

Learn more and Register for training.

Directions and Parking:
From the North via I-83: South to the Guilford Ave. exit. Proceed on Guilford Ave. past Monument St. You may park underneath the JFX between Monument and Centre Streets or at a parking meter on Guilford Ave. (Bring quarters)

From the South: Calvert St. north to Monument St. and turn right to Guilford Ave. Proceed on Guilford Ave. past Monument St. You may park underneath the JFX between Monument and Centre Streets or at a parking meter on Guilford Ave. (Bring quarters)


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The USAT&F-certified 5K course is a point-to-point course. It starts at Charles and Franklin Streets and proceeds south along the parade route to Conway Street, east to Light Street, south to Key Highway to a turnaround point near Jackson Street. Return on Key Highway to go north on Light Street to Pratt Street then to Market Place (left turn). Finish on Market Place between Pratt and Lombard Streets at Power Plant Live.

The race course is closed to bikes, skaters and baby joggers/strollers.

Water will be provided on course and at the finish line. Splits provided at the one- and two-mile marks.

Awards: Cash awards to the top three men and women in the open division of $150, $125 and $100. In addition, a $100 prize will be awarded to the first man and the first woman in the masters division (40 and over). Age group awards (male and female) to 10 and under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 and over. Awards are equal for men and women and will be awarded to the top three individuals in each of the age groups, depending on the number of participants in each age group. There are no duplications.


Amenities: All preregistered runners will receive a gender-specific, Under Armour technical T-shirt (sizes and availability NOT guaranteed for late packet pick-up) and entry to the post-race party to include light refreshments, FREE beer and live music.
Premium male sizing (S, M, L, XL, XXL) and female sizing (XS, S, M, L, XL).  Please specify on your registration whether you would like a men's or women's shirt.

Volunteers will receive a volunteer shirt and entry to the post-race party. Volunteers should check in on race day at the Power Plant Live! To volunteer please email events@charmcityrun.com.

Post-race Party:

Live music and awards will be hosted by Power Plant Live! just north of finish line at Market Place and Water Streets. All runners 21 and over can enjoy free beer at the finish line, but you WILL need proper identification near the finish line. Other light refreshments/snacks will be provided. The awards ceremony will be held during the post race celebration.


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Transfer Policy

We allow transfers up to one month prior to race day. There is a $10 processing fee for transfers. The transfer processing fee is paid by the "new registrant". You may transfer by going into your profile on runsignup.com and choosing manage registration. 

Event Guidelines:

Please no baby joggers, strollers, roller blades, skates, bikes, dogs, pets or headphones allowed on the race course. Your race number must be worn on your front and must be visible. DO NOT exchange or give your race number to another participant.

Weather Policy:

The Under Armour KELLY St. Patricks Day Shamrock 5k is a rain or shine event, and the race will go on as planned unless thunder and/or lightning is detected at race time, or other extreme weather is present. Standard practice is to wait 30 minutes after lightning or thunder is detected to begin the race. If after waiting 1 hour we still have lightning and/or thunder in the area will will be forced to cancel the race. Unfortunately, race registration fees cannot be refunded. 


Beneficiary information coming soon!


For the first time ever, every finisher at the Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K will receive a medal!

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