On March 17, 2013, St. Patrick's Day, Athlete in You welcomes you to downtown Sparks on Victorian Avenue to show your Irish spirit by running in the Sparks Shamrock Shuffle. The Sparks Shamrock Shuffle will be a 5k fun run for runners of all levels and with a start and finish at Victorian Square.
Wear your best Leprechaun outfit, paint yourself green, or just show off the "Irish" in you on a festive run through downtown Sparks and side streets that will be closed to traffic.
The Sparks Shamrock Shuffle will be held at 1pm, which will give everyone plenty of time to stay downtown and enjoy a beer or root beer for kids. Showing your St. Patrick's Day spirit is highly encouraged!
Course will be professionally timed for the competitive runner, or for those looking to guage their current running fitness. However, runners and fitness enthusiasts of all levels are encourged to show up and have a good time. No pet's on the run course!
Online registration will close on 3/15/13 at 8pm. Must register online by 3/10/13 to gurantee t-shirt. Fees will go up by $10 at bib and t-shirt pickup and day of run. Bib and t-shirt pickup will be held at the Victorian Square (in between Paddy and Irene's Bar and Great Basin Brewery) on 3/16 from 11am - 2pm.
Your registration will include a good irish beer or root beer, a running shirt, and a digital download photo too!
Proceeds from event benefit the Athlete in You Foundation. A charitable foundation to help school children with physical education programs, health and fitness.