Please refer to this website periodically after registration for all updates.  This site is the only page that will give you the latest up-to-date changes.


In-Person Race:  Saturday, March 11, 2023.  One mile race starts at 9:00am.   5k and 10K start approximately 9:20am.  RaceJoy app is available for in-person runners!

Virtual Race:  Friday, March 10, 2023 at 6:00am through Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 5:00pm.  Run/Walk anywhere between these days/times and record through the Race Joy app or manually.  More details to follow.


Please park in the YMCA parking lot or Urbana High School lot closest to the YMCA. Cones will be set up to direct you around the parking lot in order to keep some of the road clear for runners.


Strollers are allowed on the course.  You do not have to register any child for the race if they are going to be in a stroller. 

RACE COURSE - The race course can be found here for the 1-mile Fun Run and the 5K/10K



All participants that register prior to February 10, 2023, will receive a race shirt with their desired size.  After February 10, 2023 race shirts are first come first serve until the supply runs out.  An alternate give away will be given to youth 4 years and younger that are registered for the race.

Race shirts are first come first serve.  When registering, please enter your correct size.  If your size is not available you will be alerted to choose another size or "no shirt". Shirts can not be exchanged for a different size.


Thursday, March 9, 2023 at the Natelli Family YMCA Community Room B: 5pm - 8pm

Friday, March 10, 2023 at the Natelli Family YMCA  Community Room B: 9:00am - 8:00pm

Saturday, March 11, 2023 at the in-person race site (Natelli Family YMCA) starting at 7:00am  (Packet pick up will be inside the YMCA in Community Room A)


Saturday, March 11, 2023- Natelli Family YMCA

9:00 am - One Mile Run/Walk

9:20am - 5K and 10K run

Everyone receives a finisher medal


Medals for overall Male and Female for both the 5K and 10K runners.  Medals for first place runners in each age group, male and female.  Age groups: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+


FOR THE VIRTUAL RACES: Download the RACEJOY app to your Android or Apple device if you are participating in the virtual race.  The app is a great tool to keep you motivated and have fun with your race.  It will provide timing, announcements, and a great group of people cheering you on as you complete your race!!  Using the app will seem like you are participating in a live race!!


In-Person participants will receive a paper bib at packet pick-up.

Virtual participants will receive a digital bib (downloadable).  An email confirmation will be sent to virtual runners with instructions on downloading and printing your bib.



Put on your favorite Lucky Leprechaun attire and post a photo on our Lucky Leprechaun Facebook page: Lucky Leprechaun Run 5k/10k - South County Y | Facebook or upload to this site.
Be sure to:

 Tag the @YMCAofFrederickCounty
 Use the hashtag #YMCALUCKYLEP2023

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