2020 Lucky Kidney Run™, a Part of Knox Shamrock Fest™, presented by Fresenius Kidney Care

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Lucky Kidney Run™, a part of Knox Shamrock Fest™,

presented by

Fresenius Kidney Care

Registration is open for our 2020 Lucky Kidney Run™! The Lucky Kidney Run™ will begin at 10am on Saturday, March 14th, 2020, featuring 6K & 2K courses, in Market Square, downtown Knoxville. The 6k course is an out-and-back down Gay Street, through the Historic 4th & Gill neighborhood. The 2K course is a similar out-and-back down Gay Street, turning down several side streets and circling back to Gay. Awards ceremony to follow at approximately 11am.

REGULAR online registration is open through February 28th, 2020, 11:59pm. Registration fee includes 6K or 2K race entry, a locally designed & printed, high-quality shirt and a race packet full of freebies and goodies. Regular registration is $35/person for ages 13+; registration for children 9-12 years old is $20/person and does NOT include a race shirt; registration for children ages 8 and under is FREE and does NOT Include a race shirt. Extra race shirts may be purchased online during registration process, or in person at early packet pickup (while supplies last). Shirt sizes are available in youth and adult sizes. 

LATE online registration will increase to $40 for ages 13+, and $25 for ages 9-12, starting March 1st, 2020, at midnight (12:00am). You may register in person during packet pickup. Race Day Registration will be available between the hours of 7am - 9am on Saturday, March 14th. Race Day Registration will close at 9:00am.

Fundraising: Raising funds is not a requirement; however, we do encourage individuals and teams to set a fundraising goal and ask friends and family to help reach that goal. The Lucky Kidney Run™ is a large fund raiser for the East Tennessee Kidney Foundation. Please support our local mission of improving the lives of East Tennesseans suffering from kidney disease; 100% of funds raised stay right here in East Tennessee. ETKF asks for your help in making this a strong and successful event. No donation or fundraising goal is too small!  Some companies offer matching donations by simply completing a form with HR; ask your company to support your fundraiser, or to sponsor a team!

Knox Shamrock Fest™,

presented by

Fresenius Kidney Care

Knox Shamrock Fest™ spans two days: Friday, March 13th, 2020, 3pm-10pm, and Saturday, March 14th, 2020, 10am-10pm, in Market Square, downtown Knoxville. Knox Shamrock Fest™ is appropriate for the entire family! We will have festive music, live concerts, inflatables (bounce house, slide, obstacle course), face painting, balloon twisting, midway games, arts & crafts, food trucks, vendors and other fun activities for kids of all ages. Tickets will be on sale at the festival for children's entertainment. Tickets are $1 each; midway games, balloon twisting, face painting, other children's activities will be available for 1 - 4 tickets, depending on the attraction.

For adults age 21 years or older, green beer, Guinness, Irish whiskey & wine will be available for purchase (must show legal identification). Cash & credit cards accepted.

Knox Shamrock Fest™ merchandise & St. Patrick's Day "bling" will be available for purchase. Cash and credit cards accepted.


Volunteers are needed for the Knox Shamrock Fest™ weekend. This is a favorite event of students needing community service hours for Tennessee Promise and school-related requirements. We happily accept groups of volunteers as well as children, as long as they are accompanied by an adult or guardian age 18 years or older. All volunteers receive FREE volunteer shirt & official lanyardClick here to view volunteer opportunities.


Sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of levels, some of which come with discounted team registration fees and booth space for the whole weekend. View opportunities here. We also offer vendor opportunities, as well as food truck spaces. Easily submit an application for sponsorship, vendor, or food truck, and payment, on our website.

Market Square, downtown Knoxville. Parking available in Market Square garage on the corner of Wall Avenue & Walnut Street, or any public parking garage.
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Market Square, downtown Knoxville. Parking available in Market Square garage on the corner of Wall Avenue & Walnut Street, or any public parking garage.

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