Shamrock Marathon Weekend

Date/TimeVenue/Location
Mar 16 - 18
7:00am - 7:00pm
On the Boardwalk (in General)
Virginia Beach Boardwalk Virginia Beach VA 23451

Ticketing Information:

Costs to participate vary depending on the activity that you would like to participate in. Please visit the official event website for more detailed cost information


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EVENT DESCRIPTION

 

Come celebrate the “Luck of the Irish” as 30,000 runners from all 50 states and several countries lace up their sneakers, adorn themselves in green and take to the streets of Virginia Beach, Virginia on March 16-18, 2018. The annual Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend, first held in 1973, has expanded to become a tradition for many — young and old, residents and non-residents, athletes and spectators.

The three-day event features a Sports and Fitness Expo, races and challenges to accommodate all ages and skill levels ad a huge finish line celebration on the beach. Runners enjoy flat, fast and scenic courses along the beautiful oceanfront and recover at a huge finish line celebration that features live entertainment, ice-cold Yuengling beer and much more. There is a distance for everyone to choose from: the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon, Shamrock Marathon Relay, Anthem Shamrock Half Marathon, TowneBank Shamrock 8K, Operation Smile Shamrock Final Mile and the Leprechaun Dash.

Virginia Beach Shamrock Marathon Weekend Event Highlights

  • 30,000 Participants
  • Yuengling Beer (over 21 only)
  • Murphy’s Irish Stew
  • 2 Day Sports Fitness Expo
  • Speaker Series at Expo
  • Course Entertainment
  • Post Race Bands
  • Boston Qualifier
  • New King Neptune Challenge
  • Walker Friendly
  • Technical Race Shirts (men and women sizes)

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR 2018

Sports and Fitness Expo and Packet Pick up are located at:
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Friday March 16, 2018

12:00 pm – 9:00 pmPacket Pick-Up and Registration – Virginia Beach Convention Center
12:00 pm – 9:00 pmShamrock Sports and Fitness Expo – Virginia Beach Convention Center
 2:00  pm  –7:00 pmShamrock Speaker Series – Virginia Beach Convention Center

Saturday March 17, 2018

7:45 amTowneBank Shamrock 8k Start – 30th Street and Pacific
8:45 am to 12:30 pmMurphy’s Finish Line Celebration
9:00 am to 12:30 pmFree Concert in Finish Line Celebration TBD
10:30 amLeprechaun Dash
12:00 pm – 5:00 pmPacket Pick-Up and Registration – Virginia Beach Convention Center
11:00 amOperation Smile Final Mile – Elementary Students – 31st Street and Atlantic
1:00 pm – 5:00 pmShamrock Speaker Series – Virginia Beach Convention Center

Sunday March 18, 2018

7:00 amAnthem Half Marathon Start – 42nd Street and Atlantic
8:30 amYuengling Marathon Start – 31st Street and Atlantic
8:30 am – 4:00 pmMurphy’s Finish Line Celebration
9:00 am – 11:00 amFree Concert in Finish Line Celebration TBD
11:30 am – 1:30 pmFree Concert in Finish Line Celebration TBD
2:00 pm – 4:00 pmFree Concert in Finish Line Celebration TBD

 

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PHOTOS

WHAT’S NEW

Sunday August 19th, 2018

Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend

Where did those Shamrock shoes take you this past weekend? ☘️ ☘️ ☘️ #SundayCheckIn #ShamrockOn ... See MoreSee Less

Where did those Shamrock shoes take you this past weekend? ☘️ ☘️ ☘️ #SundayCheckIn #ShamrockOn

Saturday August 18th, 2018

Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend

The Shamrock Post Race Party...where the Yuengling flows freely and Irish music makes your tired feet feel like dancing. Who's partying with us on Shamrock Weekend 2019?! #ShamrockOn 🎉 ... See MoreSee Less

The Shamrock Post Race Party...where the Yuengling flows freely and Irish music makes your tired feet feel like dancing. Whos partying with us on Shamrock Weekend 2019?! #ShamrockOn 🎉

 

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🙋🏼

Would love a discount code...

Monday August 13th, 2018

Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend

These runners took Shamrock to new heights...literally! We love spotting race swag on your adventures! Way to go you two! #shamrockon #liveloverun 🏔️ ... See MoreSee Less

These runners took Shamrock to new heights...literally! We love spotting race swag on your adventures! Way to go you two! #shamrockon #liveloverun 🏔️

 

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Shamrock jackets at Denali National Park.

Sunday August 12th, 2018

Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend

They are the runners of tomorrow! Happy #InternationalYouthDay to the over 5000 kids that joined us for the Shamrock Final Mile & Leprechaun Dash! We cannot wait to see you again in March! 💚 #shamrockon ... See MoreSee Less

They are the runners of tomorrow! Happy #InternationalYouthDay to the over 5000 kids that joined us for the Shamrock Final Mile & Leprechaun Dash! We cannot wait to see you again in March! 💚 #shamrockon

Saturday August 11th, 2018

Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend

Where did your Saturday miles take you today? #shamrockon #liveloverun 🌞 ... See MoreSee Less

Where did your Saturday miles take you today? #shamrockon #liveloverun 🌞

Tuesday August 7th, 2018

Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend

Happy #NationalLighthouseDay! Who remembers enjoying this sight as you passed through Joint Expeditionary Base Fort Story on your quest to the Shamrock finish line? #shamrockon #liveloverun ... See MoreSee Less

Happy #NationalLighthouseDay! Who remembers enjoying this sight as you passed through Joint Expeditionary Base Fort Story on your quest to the Shamrock finish line? #shamrockon #liveloverun

 

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I do!!

I didn't see it and there weren't any pictures of me by it, I was a 2017 finisher and I am pretty sure I was in a sand storm when I went through that area. 😂😂 Good ol' 2017! Guess I'll have to run it again, right?!😉 Awesome experience that made me a stronger runner! Loved Shamrock! #shamrockon17

Thursday August 2nd, 2018

Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend

We love the beach no matter the season, but there's nothing like seeing that sea of green on race weekend! ... See MoreSee Less

We love the beach no matter the season, but theres nothing like seeing that sea of green on race weekend!

 

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Bucket list !!!

Dave Nguyen

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