Shamrock Shake 5k Run & Walk

Shamrock Shake 5k Run & Walk

Saturday, March 2nd
Join us for the Shamrock Shake 5K Run & Walk at the Johnstown Galleria Mall, a spirited and festive fun run that combines the thrill of fitness with the joy of St. Patrick’s Day celebrations! Get ready to lace up your running shoes and join us for a lively event filled with green vibes, camaraderie, and a dash of Irish luck.

Event Highlights:

  • St. Paddy’s Day Spectacle: Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of St. Patrick’s Day as you run through a course adorned with shamrocks, leprechauns, and all things green. Feel the spirit of the Irish with every step.
  • Costume Extravaganza: Don your most creative and whimsical green-themed costumes – whether you’re a leprechaun, a pot of gold, or just covered head-to-toe in shamrocks, the more festive, the better! Prizes await the most spirited participants.
  • Family-Friendly Fun: This event is perfect for participants of all ages and fitness levels. Bring your family and friends to share the joy of the Shamrock Shake 5K, creating lasting memories and fostering a sense of community.
  • Medals & Prizes: Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female runners and the top M&F runners in each of the following age groups: 13 and under, 14-20, 20 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 -59, 60 – 69, 70+ ; 1st place male and female walkers will also receive a medal.
  • Finish Line Festivities: Cross the finish line to cheers and applause as you celebrate your achievement. Enjoy live Irish music with a DJ and the Irish Pretenders, and a post-race party that promises to be as lively as the course itself.
  • Fundraiser for the Y: Embrace the spirit of giving by knowing the event proceeds will go to the Greater Johnstown Community YMCA . Run with purpose and contribute to the well-being of the community.

Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just out for a fun and festive stroll, the Shamrock Shake 5K is an experience that combines fitness, fun, and a touch of Irish magic. So, lace up those green sneakers, grab your lucky charms, and join us for a memorable St. Patrick’s Day celebration on the run!

Strollers are not permitted in the race.

Timing will be done through the Gingerbread Man Running Company.




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