29th Annual Shamrock Run & Parade Walk

in United States at 748 Massachusetts Avenue

The Athletic Club Foundation and the Indianapolis Firefighters Emerald Society thank you for your interest in the 29th Annual Shamrock Run and Parade Walk. New have a NEW 5K course this year and Parade walk. We are adding elements of our annual Parade like music, entertainment and floats as part of the walk portion through the streets and neighborhoods of downtown Indy. All participants will receive an Adidas performance tee as well as a finishers medal which is also new. There will also be a pre and post race celebration at the finish line. .The Run and Parade walk start at 11:00am.


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About This Event

The 29th Annual Shamrock Run & Parade Walk is the official race of the St. Patrick's Day Parade and it is hosted by The Athletic Club Foundation. This years race will take place at 11:00am on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Register and get this year's Indianapolis inspired 317 Adidas performance t-shirt and NEW finishers medal. We are taking elements of the Parade and adding to the Parade Walk like music, entertainment, specialty units and floats. Join the moving 5K Parade walk through the streets and neighborhoods of downtown Indianapolis.

The St. Patrick's Day Celebration events are the Foundation's largest fundraiser of the year. The Athletic Club Foundation is 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. In October 2021 the Foundation awarded grants to the IMPD Youth Mountain Bike Project, Kids Tri for Kids Triathlon Series, Notre Dame ACE Academies and the Wolkoff Foundation helping them build a football field at the Martin Luther King Center at Tarkington Place. Since the Foundation's inception, we have provided $350,000 in grants and we impact 2,000 kids a year. The St. Patrick's Day Celebration events is the Foundation's largest fundraiser of the year. Grant requests can be submitted electronically at IndyStPats.com.

NEW START TIME on Saturday, March 19 - 11:00am

Packet Pick-Up & Late Registration

Packet Pick-Up
Date - Friday, March 18, 2022
Time - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Location - Bottleworks, 850 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 1400, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Date - Race Day Saturday, March 19, 2022
Time - 9:30am to 11:00am
Location: Inside IFD Union Hall - 748 Massachusetts Avenue (Start/Finish Line)


All pre-registered participants will receive this year's Indianapolis inspired shirt and a medal.
Race day shirts are not guaranteed for those who do not pre-register.

Race Course

The 29th Annual Shamrock Run and Parade Walk starts and finishes at 748 Mass. Avenue at the IFD Union Hall and Museum (College and Mass Avenue). The Official start time is 11:00am. It is a 5K course that will travel to the new Bottle Works District then head to the Old North Side before turn south and heading back downtown to Lockerbie and then the Mass Avenue Arts District. The New Parade walk will include St. Patrick's Day Parade specialty units and floats with music and entertainment.

A celebration will take place inside and outside the Union Hall. There will be music, food trucks, beer garden and awards. Event runs through 3:00pm on Saturday.

Parking

There will be free parking the morning of the race at 1125 E. Brookside Avenue. It is a little over a half mile east of the start/finish line. Use 10th Street. There will be paid parking at Bottleworks which is close. It will be busy so give yourself plenty of time.

Race Day: you will not be allowed to park on the race course.

Other parking resources:

Downtown Guide for Things to Do
visitindy.com/indianapolis-circle-centre

Below is a link for a mobile app for downtown Indy
www.indydt.com/IndyDowntownApp.cfm

Results/Awards

The top three male and female finishers from the Shamrock Run will be awarded Adidas performance jackets. All finishers will receive a St. Patrick's theme medal. This will be the first finishers medal offered for this race. There will also be multiple prizes for best Irish race costumes.

FAQ

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 the last name or bib number to look up participant(s).

Q. Are animals allowed?
A. Yes

Q. When does online registration close?
A. At this moment, online registration will close on Friday, March 18th at 8:00 AM

Q. Can I still register at packet pick up or on race day?
A. Yes, registration will increase to $40.00 if you sign up packet pick-up or on race day

Q. Do we need to register our children?
A. You must sign a release waiver for your child at packet pick-up. Kids five (5) years of age and younger are free.

Entertainment

The Athletic Club Foundation and the Indianapolis Firefighters welcome all to attend the St. Patrick's Celebration on Mass Ave. There will be live entertainment and beer garden at the finish line. Food trucks will be at the finish line. The event will run to 3:00pm. The website will post entertainment and times.

Questions?

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


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