Start Line: Shamrock Irish Pub 7715 Auburn Road Utica MI 48317
Finish Line and Race Day Packet Pickup: UAW Ford Local 2280 - 45116 Cass Ave Utica MI 48317
Early Packet Pickup: UAW Local 2280 - 45116 Cass Ave Utica MI 48317 Pick up times from 12 Noon - 7:00 on Friday March 15.
Event is sanctioned by USA Track and Field
Race Day: March 16th at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
8:30 am to 10:30 am - race day packet pickup
10:15 am Costume Contest
10:30 am- 5k Run & Green Mile Run
10:30 am- 5k Walk & Green Mile Walk
11:15 am- Awards presentation
Post Race Parties in Downtown Utica - visit Shamrock, Muldoon's and Host.
Parking is free.
Presenting Sponsors: Ameriprise Financial and Shelby Mechanical LLC.
Course Description: The race begins in front of the Shamrock Irish Pub with slight down hill slope to ensure a quick start. Runners will cross over the Clinton River, zoom past Jimmy John's Field and hang a left to crossover M-59 and onto Utica Rd. Next you'll pass by Historic St. Lawrence Parrish which was founded by Irish Families. heading back towards Downtown runners will crossover the Clinton River again then traverse their way thru the 'World Famous Graffiti Tunnel" under M-59 (great place to make noise). Runners will head north past Eppler Middle School and a turnaround point on Cass Ave. The final straight away on Cass Ave will take you past the historic homes of Utica and the finish line at Cass Ave and Auburn Rd.
The Utica Fire Department is located on the course in case of emergency please dial 911.
Please wear your Lucky Leprechaun Race Shirt and/or a costume to show your spirit for St Patrick's Day.
Finish line water and snacks will be provided at the finish line.