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


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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It's Friday which means it is time for a Freebie! We are giving away freebies every Friday between now and race weekend! Today's #fridayfreebie is a Yuengling Bluetooth speaker and hat! For your chance to win, makes sure you like our page and tag a friend in the comment section below.

Want multiple entries? Tag multiple friends in separate comments! All comments must be made on Friday, February 16, 2018.
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Its Friday which means it is time for a Freebie! We are giving away freebies every Friday between now and race weekend! Todays #fridayfreebie is a Yuengling Bluetooth speaker and hat! For your chance to win, makes sure you like our page and tag a friend in the comment section below. Want multiple entries? Tag multiple friends in separate comments! All comments must be made on Friday, February 16, 2018.

 

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Shamrock is just a few weeks away, but Olympic fever has us swapping out the green for some red, white, and blue! Show off your Shamrock AND Team USA pride with these super soft lightweight hoodies. Get yours now at our Shamrock Store. bit.ly/2EL4uH4 ... See MoreSee Less

Shamrock is just a few weeks away, but Olympic fever has us swapping out the green for some red, white, and blue! Show off your Shamrock AND Team USA pride with these super soft lightweight hoodies. Get yours now at our Shamrock Store. http://bit.ly/2EL4uH4

 

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@ Karen

<3 how are the ladies cut/ sized? sometimes the woman's cut is made for little itty bitty people and need 2 sizes larger than my normal size and some times I just need my normal size.

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I RUN FOR THE TRADITION! Whether it's your first time or your 20th time at the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend, thank you for being part of our tradition! ... See MoreSee Less

I RUN FOR THE TRADITION! Whether its your first time or your 20th time at the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend, thank you for being part of our tradition!

 

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See you there😁

#6 for me, love this race. Please hold the sleet this year 🙂

Wednesday February 14th, 2018

Yuengling Shamrock Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 8K

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Wednesday February 14th, 2018

Yuengling Shamrock Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 8K

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Lucky in Love! Someone got a Live, Love, Luck Box for Valentine’s Day! Did you? It’s not too late to surprise your valentine with a race registration. Prices increase at Midnight, so sign your Valentine up now. Link in Bio! #irunfor #shamrockon #liveloverun #jandaracing

Wednesday February 14th, 2018

Yuengling Shamrock Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 8K

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