Events for this Race:
Clare, MI US 48617
Join us for the Clare Irish Festival Road Race on Saturday, March 15th, 2014.
The race features a 5K Run, 10K Run, and 2 Mile Walk. The 10K Run will start at 9:00am, the 5K run will start at 9:05am, and the 2 Mile walk will begin at 9:10am. All races will feature chip timing for both the start and the finish. We have moved the start/finish line in front of the Doherty Hotel (McEwan St). T-Shirts are limited to the first 900 participants to sign up, and each participant in the 5K, 10K, or 2 Mile walk will also receive a free pancake breakfast.
Early packet pick-up and registration is from 6:00-8:00pm at the Doherty Hotel Indoor Pool area on Friday, March 14th. Race day registration begins at 7:15am and ends at 8:45am on Saturday, March 15th, 2014 at the Doherty Hotel in Clare, MI. Registration will end promptly at 8:45am to ensure a 9:00am start.
Online Registration on this website will end at noon on Tuesday, March 8th, 2014. After that point- all registration will need to occur in person at either the rarly packet pick-up/registration on Friday, March 14th or on the morning of the race on Saturday, March 15th. Participants who pre-register by 3/8/14 will receive a reduced rate of $20. The entry fee will be $25 after 3/8/14.
A free Kid's Run will take place at 10:45am, with ages 0-7 running 1/4 mile and ages 8-13 running 1/2 mile. Registration will take place from 7:15-8:45am on Saturday, March 15th. The kids will gather in the hotel indoor pool area between 10:15-10:30am. The Ages 0-7 Fun Run will begin at 10:45am and the Fun Run for ages 8-13 will follow shortly after. There is no early sign up for the Kids Run online or on Friday.
Extra Information: Changing Facilities are available at the Doherty Hotel. No time will be recorded for participants who choose to walk the 10K Run. No refunds will be issued. Participants may not run with dogs. Participants may run with baby strollers, but will be asked to start near the back of the start line for safety precautions. Extra banquet tickets for non-participants may be purchased from the hotel on the morning of the race for $9. Breakfast in the banquet hall will close at 11am.
This race has been endorsed by the Governor's Council on Physical, Fitness, Health, and Sport.
For more information, please contact the race directors at the information listed below. E-mails will receive quicker responses.
Kyle McKown firstname.lastname@example.org (517) 581-0810 or
Adam Burhans email@example.com (989) 400-2130
Additional information about the Clare Irish Festival may be viewed at www.clearlyclaremi.com
Awards: Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age group. Age groups are listed below. Plaques will be awarded to the overall top finishing male and females, top finishing male/female master's (Age 50 & Over), and top finishing Male/Female Youth (Ages 14 & Under). No awards will be given out for the 2 mile walk* The awards presentation will take place at 11am in the Doherty Indoor Pool Area. The results will be posted at: http://race-mrm.com/Results.html
5K Run, 10K Run, 2 Mile Walk Age Groups*
12 And Under
80 & Up
Waiver: I assume all risks associated with pariticpating in this event including, but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants or sepctators or animals, the effects of the weather, traffic, and conditions of the race course, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, and in consideration of this entry being accepted, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Clare Irish Festival Road Race, sponsors, supporters, officials, the race directors and volunteers, and the City of Clare from all claims or liabilities of any kind that may arise on the part of the persons named in this waiver. I agree that my photo may be taken and used without my consent and without compensation. Thank you.
Help us make this year's race the best Clare Irish Festival Road Race ever!