Thursday, February 23, 2012

Stockton's Annual Shamrock Shuffle (March 17, 2012)


Kick off your St. Patrick’s Day celebration with a fun a healthy start, while taking part with the Annual Stockton Shamrock 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, March 17, in Stockton. 

The Stockton Shamrock Run & Walk will start at DeCarli Plaza, 200 North Center Street, finishing at the nearby fountains in the beautiful Weber Point, at the corner of Center & Channel Streets.  The flat, fast, and paved loop course will be on monitored-roads around Weber Point and Downtown Stockton.  Perfect for runners trying to post a personal best time or newbies to running, as well as for the many others looking for a spirited morning walk.

Custom trophies will go to the top male and female finishers, and male and female Masters (45 years and older).  In addition, medals will be given three deep in designated age groups for both male and female participants: Under 13, 14-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. 
The famous Shamrock Shuffle Pint Glass

Entry fees
Pre-Registration, (postmarked by March 12):
$30.00

Race-day Registration:
$35.00

Participants will receive a race T-shirt, refreshments, event entertainment, and the crowd-favorite Shamrock Shuffle commemorative pint glass will go to the first 250 registered. 

Both 5K runners and walkers will start at 8:30 a.m.  Race check-in and race-day registration opens at 7:00 a.m.

The Shamrock 5K Run & Walk is sponsored by the Downtown Stockton AllianceStockton Fleet Feet SportsOn Your Mark Events, and Stockton Family Chiropractic.

This year’s Shamrock Run & Walk will kick off the Stockton Family Chiropractic Age-Graded Race Series!  All participants have a chance at top prizes based on their finishing times handicapped over these three of four Stockton events: Stockton Shamrock 5KAvenue of the Vines 5KSt. Joseph’s, and Thunder Goes Pink 5K. This means the fastest runners don’t always win the top prizes.  Here’s to the seasoned vets!

For additional Stockton Shamrock Shuffle information and/or an application, contact On Your Mark Events Management at 209-795-7832.  Online pre-registration is available via Active.com.


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