28th Annual Shamrock Run & Walk

Saturday, March 16, 2019 in Indianapolis, IN at 748 Massachusetts Avenue

  • Shamrock Run & Walk (4 mile run & walk)

    » $27.00 registration per person (through 3/15 at 11:59 PM EST)
    » $30.00 race day registration (3/15 at 12:00 AM EST through 3/16 at 8:30 AM EST)
    Individual - Shamrock (4 mile run & walk)

  • Family/Group Registration - Shamrock Run & Walk (4 mile run & walk)
    Save $3 Per Person By Registering A Group Of 3 Or More

    » $24.00 registration per person (through 3/16 at 4:00 AM EST)
    For Groups Larger Than 10 Please Click On The "Contact the Organizers" Button On The Left-Hand Side Of This Page.
    Family/Group Registration - Shamrock Run & Walk (4 mile run & walk)

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About This Event

The 28th Annual Shamrock Run & Walk is the official race of the St. Patrick's Day Parade and it is hosted by The Athletic Club Foundation. The St. Patrick's Day Celebration events are the Foundation's largest fundraiser of the year. The Athletic Club Foundation is a an all-volunteer non-profit organization that supports youth by investing in amateur athletic programs in Indiana. The Foundation has partnered with the Indianapolis Firefighters Emerald Society and Indianapolis Professional Firefighters 416 (IFD) on Mass Avenue in downtown Indianapolis. Proceeds benefit local charities.

Packet Pick-Up & Late Registration

Packet Pick-Up will take place
Friday, March 15, 2019
Location TBD

Saturday, March 16th, 2019
from 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
748 Massachusetts Avenue - Indianapolis Firefighters Union Hall.

All pre-registered participants will receive a shirt.
Race day shirts are not guaranteed for those who do not pre-register.

Race Course

The Run/Walk starts and finishes at 748 Mass Avenue at the IFD Union Hall and Museum. A celebration will take place in a large heated tent and inside the Union Hall. There will be live Irish entertainment, DJ, food, beer garden, merchandise. Event runs through 5pm on Saturday.


Race Day:

You will not be allowed to park on the race course.

Other parking resources:

Downtown Guide for Things to Do

Below is a link for a mobile app for downtown Indy


The top three male and female finishers from the Shamrock Run will be awarded prizes.
The overall 1st place male and female finisher of each run will get their name engraved on the IAC Sports Foundation trophy displayed year round inside the Columbia Club.
Prizes will be awarded to the best overall Irish race costume (Crazy McCrackin Award).
All participants will have a chance to win door prizes.
Results will be posted online on the website after the event.


Q. Are Strollers Allowed in the Shamrock Run & Walk?
A. Yes, strollers are allowed in both. We do require the parent to sign a waiver for the child.

Q. If I am unable to pickup my race packet, can a friend or family member do so?
A. Yes. You will need last name or bib number to look up participant(s).

Q. Are animals allowed?

Q. When does online registration close?
A. Online registration will close on Friday, March 16th at 8:00 AM

Q. Can I still register at packet pick up or on race day?
A. Yes, registration will increase to $30.00 if you sign up at packet pick-up or on race day

Q. Do we need to register our children?
you must sign a release waiver for your child at packet pick-up.


The Athletic Club Foundation and the Indianapolis Firefighters welcome all to attend the St. Patrick's Celebration on Mass Ave. There will be a large heated tent with live entertainment and beer garden. Food will be available to purchase and the IFD Museum will be open to view. The event will run to 5pm. The website will post entertainment and times.


For event-related questions, please click on the *Contact the Organizers* button on the left-hand side of this page.

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