Celtic Canter 5K

Sat March 11, 2023 Westminster, MD 21157 US Directions
Events

Celtic Canter 5K

$30 9:00AM EST - 10:00AM EST
Increases to $35 after the first 200 people register. (134 spots left) Price increases after March 1, 2023 at 12:00am EST

Leprechaun Chase 1-mile (12 & under)

$12 10:00AM EST - 11:00AM EST Price increases after March 1, 2023 at 12:00am EST

0.5K (Don't miss the point!)

$20 11:00AM EST - 12:00PM EST Price increases after March 1, 2023 at 12:00am EST

VIP! 0.5K (Don't miss the point!)

$25 11:00AM EST - 12:00PM EST Registration ends March 1, 2023 at 12:00am EST
Place
50 East Main Street
Westminster, MD US 21157
Description

Celtic Canter 5K:
Join us this year for the 12th Annual Celtic Canter 5K on Saturday, March 11, 2023, at 9AM!  The course starts and finishes at the Irish Festival on Main Street in Downtown Westminster.  Registration includes a long-sleeve t-shirt (upgrade to a hooded sweatshirt for an additional $20), post-race beverage; beer for 21+ or a bottled water, refreshments, and an awards ceremony.

The Irish Festival is held from 8AM-Noon.  Enjoy live music, vendors, and activities for children.  Then hop on the trolley for our fabulously fun pub crawl from Noon-4 PM.  Trolley transportation is FREE.  Trolley runs from Noon-5PM.

Register ONLINE or IN-PERSON at the Westminster Family Fitness Center - 11 Longwell Avenue for $35. Registration increases on March 1 at 12:01 a.m. to $39 per runner.  You will also be able to register at Race Headquarters on 3/11 from 7:30 AM-Race Start for $39.

Packet Pick-Up (Recreation and Parks Department, 11 Longwell Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157):
March 9, 7am-7pm
March 10, 7am-7pm

If we must cancel, you can expect the following:

If you paid an:
Early Bird Registration:
$30 registration fee (long-sleeve shirt option), refund would be $11
$50 registration fee (hooded sweatshirt), refund would be $21
If you registered before 12:00 a.m. on March 1:
$35 registration fee (long-sleeve shirt option), refund would be $16
$55 registration fee (hooded sweatshirt option), refund would be $26
If you registered after 12:01 a.m. on March 1:
$39 registration fee (long-sleeve shirt option), refund would be $20
$59 registration fee (hooded sweatshirt option), refund would be $30

Awards:
Male and Female/1st & 2nd place in the following age groups: 10 & under, 11-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 & over. First Overall (Male & Female) & Masters 40+(Male & Female)

Team Awards:
Sign up with others and create teams to win prizes. (Team Prize requirement is a minimum of 4).  Prizes awarded for: fastest team, best dressed team, oldest team and youngest team.

0.5K (Don't miss the point!) presented by Crossroads Church which benefits Crossroads Missions:
Calling all budding athletes and/or couch potatoes! Join us for a morning of glory, celebration, and participation medals to raise money for a great organization: Crossroads Missions. Doing great things for local people.

Basic Registration ($20):
All finishers will receive a pretentious oval Euro-style 0.5K magnet that you can attach to the back of your car to show everyone how athletic you are.
Longsleeve T-shirt of course. Participation medals (everyone gets recognized for their achievements at this event, because we are all about positivity and self-worth). Coffee and donut station at the halfway point for carb-loading and energy. 

VIP Registration Package ($25 per person):
Feeling Like a VIP? For an extra $5.00, you get all the great stuff in the basic package PLUS…
More cool stuff in your swag bag… because you’re the VIP! And you don’t even have to run if you don’t want! Why? Because you’re the VIP! Plus, the extra money goes to Crossroads Missions (who does great things for local people).

Running Late Package: Basic Registration $25 per person after 12:01 a.m. on March 1.

If we must cancel, you can expect the following fees refunded:
Registering before 12:00 a.m. on March 1:
$20 basic registration fee (long-sleeve shirt option), refund would be $5
$25 VIP registration fee, refund would be $5
Those registering after 12:01 p.m. on March 1:
$25 registration fee (long-sleeve shirt option), refund would be $5

1-Mile Leprechaun Chase:
Don't forget to register your kids (12&under) for the Leprechaun Chase, a 1-mile Fun Run, held at 10:00 a.m. following the Celtic Canter 5K. All children will receive a race number, participation medal and free kid's meal coupon from Texas Roadhouse.  Be sure to check out Kids' Kingdom after the race for Irish games, crafts, and entertainment.

$12 registration fee prior to March 1
$15 registration fee after March 1

If we must cancel, you can expect the following fees refunded:
Registering before 12:00 a.m. on March 1:
$12 basic registration fee, refund would be $7
Those registering after 12:01 p.m. on March 1:
$15 registration fee, refund would be $10

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