Now Accepting Registrations for:

St. Patrick’s Day 8K & Lil’ Leprechaun Leap

2013 St. Patrick's Day 8K

 

Feeling a little luck o’ the Irish? Wear your green, lace up your running shoes and join us for the biggest St Patrick’s Day race in town! Grab your family and friends and register to run the 27th Annual St Patrick’s Day 8K and Lil Leprechaun Leap on March 10, 2015, in the heart of Washington, DC!

Course Information

The certified 8K course is flat and fast, good for a new PR. A USATF-certified fast 8K course will take runners through the streets of downtown Washington, DC, to the U.S. Capitol, past museums, and across the National Mall. The start and finish lines are located on Pennsylvania Avenue NW, between 12th and 13th Streets, near Freedom Plaza.

Packet Pickup

Sunday, March 1 – Thursday, March 5
Pacers Logan Circle (during store hours)
1427 P Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Friday, March 6
Pacers Logan Circle (11AM – 9PM)
1427 P Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Pacers Clarendon (10AM – 8PM)
3100 Clarendon Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201

Saturday, March 7 from 10AM – 6PM
Pacers Logan Circle
1427 P Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Pacers Clarendon
3100 Clarendon Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201

Sunday, March 8 from 7:30AM – 8:55AM
Freedom Plaza
Between 13th and 14th Streets, on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

Please note: Daylight Savings (Spring Forward) is at 2AM race day. Please be sure to spring forward an hour, so you are not late for the race!

Your race packet contains your bib, timing chip and a fabulous tech tee!

Questions regarding packet pick up? View our Events Policies.

Race Day

Please note: Daylight Savings (Spring Forward) is at 2AM race day. Please be sure to spring forward an hour, so you are not late for the race!

The race will start and finish on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, between 12th and 13th Streets. The 8K will start at 9AM and the Lil Leprechaun Leap for the wee ones will start at 8:30AM.

Directions and Public Transportation:
  • The race is held at Freedom Plaza, located on Pennsylvania Ave, NW (between 13th and 14th Streets)
  • The start/finish area is located on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, between 12th and 13th Streets.
  • METRO: Take the Blue or Orange Line to Federal Triangle. The Federal Triangle station is directly across the street from the start/finish line. Please note that METRO CENTER station will be closed Sunday. Use Federal Triangle or Navy Memorial. Metro opens at 7:00 a.m. on Sundays.
Parking:
  • On Street Parking: Available on surrounding streets. Do not park on Pennsylvania Avenue between 12th and 14th Streets.

 

Awards and Post-Race Festivities

Post race food and drink will be available to all participants and volunteers.

New this year! Shake Shack is giving all registered participants a free frosty beverage at their F Street and Dupont Circle restaurants on race day! See bib for details!

Awards:

Awards will be given out to age group winners and overall winners!