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St. Patrick’s Day 5K

March 16

5K RACE INFORMATION

Another fantastic turnout last year with over 1,200 registered runners.  The 5 kilometer race will start on the OCMD boardwalk on 4th Street at 9:00 am directly behind Shenanigans Irish Pub.  Same rules as last year, Exact start and finish are subject to change slightly depending on timing equipment requirements.  The course will start running south toward the inlet, around pier, then down under the white tran station making a 180 degree turn back on the boardwalk heading north, past Shenanigans starting area, up to 16th st, then making another 180 degree turn heading south once again down the boards to the finish line at 4th st.

RUN FOR GREEN!

RACE FEES

Race fee includes:

5K race

Event runners style tech shirt

Race finishers ribbon

One Guiness drink ticket redeemable at Shenanigans Irish Pub (only for runners 21 years old and up)

Post race awards ceremony

Post race music and refreshments at Shenanigans Irish Pub

RACE PACKET PICKUP

Packet pickup times and locations are:

Friday, March 15th 5:30pm – 8:00pm at Shenanigans Irish Pub.  We will be accepting on-site registration during these hours.

Saturday, race day March 16th 7:30am – 8:40am at Shenanigans Irish Pub. "NO DAY OF REGISTRATION"

AWARDS

OCMD St. Patty’s Day Boardwalk 5K awards are:

1st & 2nd place - Overall male

1st & 2nd place - Overall female

1st, 2nd & 3rd place -Age group male

1st, 2nd & 3rd place -Age group female

Age groups are:

Under 15

15-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-59

60+

Awards ceremony will start at approximately 10:00am.  Awards will not be mailed!

CHIP TIMING

This year's event will be timed by Chip style computer timing. You will receive your running chip when you check in at packet pick up and you will be instructed on how to attach it to your shoe lace. These chips must be returned on race day immediately after race completion. There will be a $25.00 charge for anyone who does not return a chip, sorry, no exceptions. This can be avoided simply by doing the following:

Make sure to have your race chip on at the start of the race, no chip....no time.

Place your chip in the proper body placement (usually shoe lace or ankle).

Do not trade your chip with another participant.

Do not cross Start line prior to race start.

Do not cross finish line twice.

RACE PHOTOS

Race photos will be available at:  uscandids.com

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PROHIBITED ITEMS

Bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards and pets are not allowed on either course during the race(s).  Baby joggers are only permitted on the 5K course.  These rules are for your safety as well as others on the course with you.  Anyone violating these rules will be immediately escorted off the course and out of the race.

HOTEL AND CAMPING ACCOMMODATIONS

Go to www.ocvisitor.com or call: 1-800-626-2326 for hotel information.

REFUND / TRANSFER POLICY

All refunds and transfers need to be completed through your Runsignup account.

Refunds and Transfers are only for online registrations!

50% refunds are accepted for online entries on or before Feb. 26, 2019.  No refunds thereafter.

Online registrations may transfer their entry to another person via RunSignUp on or before March. 7, 2019.  No transfers thereafter.

You will need to process any refund through your Runsignup account.

There are no refunds or transfers for mail in registrations.  Once your mail in entry is processed it is final, no exceptions!

To check on your registration entry or to find a participant that is already registered use this link:

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Details

Date:
March 16