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B.A.R.C. St Patrick's Day Races

Sat March 18, 2017 Bay City, MI 48708 US Directions


5k Run

11:30AM EDT

5k Walk

11:35AM EDT

8k Run

9:30AM EDT

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Intersection of Washington and Center Avenues
Bay City, MI US 48708


TriToFinish is excited to be managing the 44th Annual Bay Area Runners Club St Patrick's Day Races in 2017! Originating in historic downtown Bay City, this event offers something for everyone, whether it is the Leprechaun Run for the youngsters, or the Challenge of a 5K run, 8K run, Irish Double, or 5K walk. The St. Patrick's Day Race has become an annual staple for 5,000+ Midwest runners and is a perfect way to celebrate the return of another beautiful Michigan spring.

Course Description

Course Description:

This road course is flat and fast!  Both the 5K and 8K races start and finish at the intersection between Center and Washington Avenues in downtown Bay City.  The routes head East along Center before turning North on Park Ave...

5K Course

From Park Ave, the course turns back West at 2nd Street and then South on N Trumball Street before returning to Center Avenue where runners and walkers will turn Westward and make the long straightaway to the finish line.

8K Course

From Park Ave, runners will turn and head East onto Nebobish until reaching a turnaround point and heading back to Park Ave where they will turn Southward.   Runners will turn right at 2nd Street and head Westward before turning left (Southward) on N Trumball.  The route then goes to Center Avenue where participants will turn Westward and begin the long straightaway to the finish line.


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