The 7th Annual Shamrock 5K Run/Walk/Lil' Leprechaun will be held on Sunday, March 15 at The Charles in La Plata, MD. The race will weave through the streets of LaPlata and end at The Charles for a post-race buffet, awards and entertainment.
The beneficiary of this year’s race is Kayden’s Bravehearts. Kayden’s Bravehearts is committed to supporting congenital heart disease and is donating all funds raised from this event to ACHA.
Registration fees are $35 until February 28 and $40 thereafter. T-shirts are included for all racers who register by February 28. Awards will be given to the top qualifier of the 5k run. In addition, a prize will be awarded for the best St. Patrick’s Day costume. The post-race buffet is included for all participants who register by Wednesday, March 11. Non-race participants can purchase the buffet for $10 on the day of the race, while supplies last.
Event details and schedule
Packet pick-up will take place at Coal Road CrossFit, 403 Charles St., #2A, La Plata, MD 20646 on Saturday, March 14 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. on March 15. The Lil' Leprechaun race will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the 5K following at 8:30 a.m.
The race will take place rain, snow or shine and is nonrefundable.
Leashed dogs may participate. Owners are expected to clean up after animals on the racecourse.
Parking is available throughout the town.