It’s not a Rock’n event without some very cool Shamrock’n Swag:

  • Gender specific short-sleeve technical shirt for 5K, 10K and Half Marathon Finishers.

  • Commemorative shirt for all Doubleheader participants.

  • One Complimentary RiverCats game ticket for all Half Marathon, 5K & 10K participants.

  • A commemorative medal for 5K, 10K, Half Marathon and Doubleheader finishers.

  • A commemorative baseball for all Kids’ Leprechaun Dash 1/2 Mile finishers.

  • Free race photos.

  • Post-race meal.

  • Post-race beer for 5K, 10K and Half Marathon participants (participants must show I.D. race day).

  • Cool age group awards.

  • Register early to guarantee your custom bib copy.

  • Live music on the course.

  • Best finish line ever! Cross the warning tract at the stadium.

Packet Pickup

Shamrock’n 5K/10K/Kids’ Leprechaun Dash

  • Wednesday, March 13th – 10am to 7pm (Fleet Feet, 2311 J Street)

  • Thursday, March 14th – 10am to 7pm (Fleet Feet, 2311 J Street)

  • Friday,March 15th – 10am to 7pm (Fleet Feet, 2311 J Street)

  • Race Day Saturday, March 16th – Race Day 6:45am – Sutter Health Park

  • There will be registration for the 5K and 10K at Sutter Health Park Saturday morning

Shamrock’n Half Marathon

  • Wednesday, March 13th – 10am to 7pm (Fleet Feet, 2311 J Street)

  • Thursday, March 14th – 10am to 7pm (Fleet Feet, 2311 J Street)

  • Friday, March 15th – 10am to 7pm (Fleet Feet, 2311 J Street)

  • Saturday, March 16th – 10am to 6pm (Fleet Feet, 2311 J Street)

  • Race Day Sunday, March 17th – Race Day 6:30am – Sutter Health Park (no race day registration

Virtual Shamrock’n

Can’t make it to Sacramento to race? Make your own lucky course and run at your own pace. We will mail your Shamrock’n swag to your home. 

Packets will not be mailed out before the in-person races. You or a friend are welcome to pick up your packet in-person during packet pick-up. Packets that are not picked up will be mailed out the week following the in-person events.

Race-Day Schedule

SATURDAY

  • 6:45 a.m.—Packet pick-up at the stadium

  • 8:00 a.m.—Kids’ Leprechaun Dash 1/2-Mile Run Start

  • 8:15 a.m.—5K Start

  • 9:00 a.m.—10K Start

SUNDAY

  • 6:30 a.m.—Packet pick-up opens at the stadium

  • 7:45 a.m.—Wave 1 Start

  • 8:00 a.m.—Wave 2 Start

  • 8:15 a.m.—Wave 3 Start

Course Information

5K & 10K COURSE

5K course certification: CA16016RS

10K course certification: CA17007RS

5K & 10K Course

HALF MARATHON COURSE

 

Course certification: CA22037TEB

Shamrock'n Half Marathon Course

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Pace Groups

Are you looking to set a personal record for Shamrock’n? Join one of our pace groups. We will have skilled pacers for the following pace groups:

1:30; 1:40; 1:50; 2:00; 2:10; 2:20 and 2:30

Aid Stations

Aid stations and portable restrooms will be located approximately every 2 miles. Our aid stations are supported by local high school cross country team members. Superieur electrolyte drink and water will be served at each site.

Awards

Cash prizes for first, second and third place overall male and female of the Half Marathon. Cash prizes will be mailed following the event.

  • $500 Overall Half Marathon Male/Female
  • $250 Second Place Half Marathon Male/Female
  • $100 Third Place Half Marathon Male/Female

Top three finishers in each age division and the top 3 non-binary participants win custom Shamrock’n awards. Age division awards may be picked up at the awards tent race day located on the concourse by the entrance to the stadium. If you fail to pick up your award on race day, you can pick up your award at Fleet Feet Sacramento, 2311 J Street, Sacramento starting on Tuesday, March 14. Awards will not be mailed.

 Age Divisions

5K/10K Awards – 12 and under, 13-15, 16-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+, and top 3 non-binary participants.

Half Marathon – 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+, and top 3 non-binary participants.

Sutter Health Park Security

  • All guests will pass through metal detectors to enter Sutter Health Park.

  • Clear bags are required for entry into stadium to prevent the spread of germs.

  • The stadium will permit small bags under the size of 5″ x 8″. Anything larger will need to be in a clear bag.

Race-Day Parking

There is free parking at the Stadium. With over 5,000 total participants plus family and friends to cheer you on, expect very heavy traffic race morning. Please allow extra time for parking. Carpooling is strongly encouraged.

Directions to Sutter Health Park

Business 80 Westbound/US 50 Westbound

(from Placerville, Folsom, Fair Oaks, Rancho Cordova, etc.)

Business 80 West to Jefferson Blvd/Fifth St. Exit

Keep Right to exit at Fifth St.

-OR-

Business 80 West to Jefferson Blvd/Fifth St. Exit.

Keep Left to exit Jefferson Blvd.

Turn Right at the stoplight at the end of the off ramp.

Turn Right on West Capital Ave.

Turn Right on Fifth St.

Interstate 80 Eastbound

(from San Francisco, Davis, etc.)

Interstate 80 Eastbound to Capital City Freeway (Bus. 80/US – 50) to South Lake Tahoe.

Exit Jefferson Blvd./Downtown Sacramento.

Keep to the Left and take the Downtown Sacramento exit.

Turn Right on Fifth St.

Interstate 5 Northbound

(from Stockton, Elk Grove, etc.)

Interstate 5 Northbound to Business 80/US – 50 Westbound toward San Francisco

Exit at Jefferson Blvd./Fifth St.

Keep Right to exit Fifth St.

Interstate 5 Southbound

(from Redding, Marysville, North Natomas, etc.)

Interstate 5 Southbound to Hwy 50/I-80 Westbound

Exit at Jefferson Blvd./Fifth St.

Keep Right to exit Fifth.

Business 80 Westbound/US 50 Westbound

(from Placerville, Folsom, Fair Oaks, Rancho Cordova, etc.)

Business 80 West to Jefferson Blvd/Fifth St. Exit

Keep Right to exit at Fifth St.

-OR-

Business 80 West to Jefferson Blvd/Fifth St. Exit.

Keep Left to exit Jefferson Blvd.

Turn Right at the stoplight at the end of the off ramp.

Turn Right on West Capital Ave.

Turn Right on Fifth St.

Interstate 80 Eastbound

(from San Francisco, Davis, etc.)

Interstate 80 Eastbound to Capital City Freeway (Bus. 80/US – 50) to South Lake Tahoe.

Exit Jefferson Blvd./Downtown Sacramento.

Keep to the Left and take the Downtown Sacramento exit.

Turn Right on Fifth St.

Interstate 5 Northbound

(from Stockton, Elk Grove, etc.)

Interstate 5 Northbound to Business 80/US – 50 Westbound toward San Francisco

Exit at Jefferson Blvd./Fifth St.

Keep Right to exit Fifth St.

Interstate 5 Southbound

(from Redding, Marysville, North Natomas, etc.)

Interstate 5 Southbound to Hwy 50/I-80 Westbound

Exit at Jefferson Blvd./Fifth St.

Keep Right to exit Fifth.

Do not attempt to drive to Sutter Health Park by crossing the Tower Bridge from Sacramento after 7:15 a.m. The Tower Bridge off-ramp to West Capitol Avenue will close at 7:15 a.m.

All of these directions take you on part of the race course and some of these roads will close by 7:15 a.m. for final course set-up. All entrants should plan to arrive at Sutter Health Park by at least 6:15 a.m. RACE WILL START ON TIME!

Gear Check & Bike Parking

For your convenience, there will be a monitored gear check and bike parking area on Saturday and Sunday.

Race Rules

For the safety of all participants, and for insurance reasons:

  • The minimum age to participate in the Half Marathon is 15.

  • Baby joggers/strollers are not allowed in any of the events.

  • No dogs in the race or the start/finish area

  • No participants with leg or foot casts

  • No bicycles. The only wheeled vehicles allowed on the course are those of the wheelchair competitors.

  • The Leprechaun Dash is for participants age 12 and under.

  • No exceptions to above rules.

Cancellation Policy

Per the running industry policy, all entry fees are non-refundable & entries are non-transferable. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, you may not give or sell your number to anyone else, and you may not transfer your 2023 entry fee to a future race. This policy applies to all entrants and is in effect whether you are injured, have an unexpected family/business emergency, have a medical emergency, etc. If the course has to be changed or the race is cancelled due to an act of nature there are no refunds or rollovers. There are NO exceptions.

SPONSORS

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Fleet Feet Sacramento

2311 J Street • Sacramento, CA  95816
(916) 442-3338
Fleet Feet Davis
615 2nd Street • Davis, CA  95616
(530) 758-6453
Fleet Feet Elk Grove
8238 Laguna Blvd., Suite 200 • Elk Grove, CA  95758
(916) 385-5998