5th Annual Shamrock Showdown 5K...

  • Running : 5k Run/Walk :

Race Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017

REGISTRATION WEBSITE: https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/...

Location: Rossmoyne Business Center

Address: 5000 Ritter Rd

City: Mechanicsburg

State/Terr: Pennsylvania

Zip: 17055

Country: USA


 - Central PA's #1 Pizza Race is BACK

5th Annual Shamrock Showdown

sponsored by Nikoli's Pizza and Catering

ABOUT THE RACE: We have been fortunate enough to have the strength and energy to put this race on for the past 5 years and thanks to you participation and support are continuing to do so. There are other races in the area this weekend that have popped up of recent and while there is flattery in duplication, we are the originator of this Shamrock themed race in Mechanicsburg and are pretty proud of our accomplishments!

We welcome families, friends, co-workers, competitive runners, and those out for a stroll. We want YOU TO HAVE FUN! The weather is not predictable. One year we had flurries and the next it is 70 degrees!!

We typically have between 400-500 runners/walkers.

LOCATION: We are back at the Rossmoyne Business Center, conveniently located off The Turnpike, Routes 11&15, and 581. Race is 15 minutes from Harrisburg, 45 mins from Gettysburg, and 90 mins from Baltimore The Business Center boasts a flat course, several FREE convenient parking lots, and indoor restrooms AND registration areas. We bring runners from as far as North Carolina for this race!

PERKS: Participants will receive a Shamrock themed t-shirt, bottled water, and access to the pizza/sub line after the race. Prizes will be given to overall 1st and 2nd place, as well as age/gender participants. Additionally, random prizes will be given out independent of timing. Auction of 3 baskets (more to come).

ENTERTAINMENT: DJ Big John will be back as Larry the Leprechaun spinning the tunes. Speranza Animal Rescue with be providing the mile markers. Everyone is welcome to wear their best GREEN Shamrock apparel and a good time is had by all!

CHARITIES: Choose to support your charity of choice: Select from Diakon Youth Services, Katie Herb Foundation, and Speranza Animal Rescue. All are local charities benefitting youth and animals in Central PA. The charities are also providing volunteers for the race and we are appreciative of the involvement.

PACKET PICKUP: Tuesday, March 21st from 4-7PM @ Nikoli's Pizza and Catering 3904 Gettysburg Rd Camp HIll , PA 17011 Please note that you may send someone in your place to pick up for you and if you are unable to make it they will be available at registration on race day at the business center at 8AM. In your packet, you will have a chip-timed race bib. DO NOT LOSE THIS! You need to wear this race day to clock your time!

RESULTS/AWARDS: Will immediately follow the race and will be posted online!

Other Info:
2017 race registration is open

Registration Information

Previous Results:

2016 Results: not available ???
2015 Results at parunners.com: Overall / Age Group
2014 Results at: athlinks.com
2013 Results at: athlinks.com
2012 Results at: athlinks.com



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