St. Patrick's Day Races
Kiss Me I'm Irish Run
Glendale, Arizona - March 9, 2013 1 of 10
Spring into the season with the 4K run/walk, 8K or 17K. Create a father-son team to run for a cause, "Dads 'N Lads for Prostate Cancer." Feel free to bring your four-legged friends, as pets are welcome at this event that is sealed with a (chocolate) kiss at the finish line.
Runnin' of The Green
Denver, Colorado - March 10, 2013 2 of 10
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the event that has been voted "Race of the Year" twice by Colorado Runner Magazine. The family-friendly, charity race offers a Lucky 7K or a 2.2 mile walk. Plus, according to voters, Runnin' of The Green also boasts the best post-race St. Patty's Day bash.
JLA's 9th Annual Shamrock 'N Roll Road Race
Atlanta, Georgia - March 10, 2013 3 of 10
This family-friendly event that's around Atlantic Station has something for everyone. Walk, trot, or shuffle to the finish line with your four-legged furry friend in the 5K or 10K. And, don't forget to bring your little leprechaun along for the tot trot.
24th Annual Leprechaun Lope
Salt Lake City, Utah - March 16, 2013 4 of 10
The Leprechaun Lope has many division winners including the best Irish costume, and the fastest centipede; (4 runners linked together by a common costume.) Race from the State Capitol to Memory Grove in Salt Lake City, Utah, and see how many real leprechauns you can spot hiding along the course.
Harmony, Pennsylvania - March 16, 2013 5 of 10
Shuffle along the 5K, 1 mile or half marathon course. Runners beware, the half marathon is known as one of the toughest races in the tri-state area due to steep hills halfway through the race. Keg stands and Jell-O shots await you at the top of the hill, and the green beer will be flowing as you cross the finish line.
St. Pat's Get to The Green
Columbia, South Carolina - March 16, 2013 6 of 10
This seasonal celebration is the largest road race in the Midlands. In addition to T-shirts and race day swag, all participants will receive a free entry to Columbia's annual celebration, St. Patrick's Day in Five Points Festival.
Shamrock 4 Miler
Abingdon, Virginia - March 16, 2013 7 of 10
The Shamrock 4 Miler begins and ends at the Farmer's Market in Abingdon, Virginia. Don't feel like racing? Try the leisurely Leprechaun Walk. Party with other participants after the race with live music, food and beer. How else would you celebrate St. Patty's Day?
Color Ye Irish
Temecula, California - March 16, 2013 8 of 10
If you're looking for a wild and crazy race here's an obstacle course with an Irish twist! Participants will be sprayed with paint in the shades of the Irish flag. What better way to show your pride on St. Patty's Day?
St. Patrick's Day Irish Traditions 5K
St. Paul, Minnesota - March 17, 2013 9 of 10
Run to the sounds of motivational, Irish music and enjoy warm and cold post-race beverages. Celebrate friendship, love and loyalty at this run 'n' walk around Como Lake in St. Paul, Minnesota.