The 7th Annual Shamrock 5K Run/Walk/Lil' Leprechaun will be held on Sunday, March 15th at The Charles in LaPlata, 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. According to their foundation, “ With all the advancements in medical treatment more children with complex congenital heart disease are living into adulthood. But that doesn’t mean they’re no longer facing symptoms and complications. The mission of the Adult Congenital Heart Association is to improve and extend the lives of the millions born with heart defects through education, advocacy and research.
This is done through a wide and growing range of programs, services and activities. They are committed to promoting excellence for every adult CHD patient by increasing access to the highest level of care and developing standards to allow patients and families to identify physicians and facilities providing that care.”
Registration fees are $35 until 2/28/20 and $40 thereafter. T-shirts are included for all racers who register by 2/28/20. Awards will be given for the top qualifier of the 5k run. In addition, a prize will be given for the best St. Patrick’s Day costume. The post-race buffet will be included for all participants who register by Wednesday, March 11th. Non-race participants can purchase the buffet for $10 on the day of the race, while supplies last. Post-race entertainment will be provided.
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 14th from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 7:00 - 8:00 am on March 15th. The Lil' Leprechaun race will begin at 8:00 am with the 5K following at 8:30.
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 race course.
Parking is available through out the town.