29th Annual Shamrock Run & Walk

The ​Athletic Club Foundation and the Indianapolis Firefighters Emerald Society are partnering together to host the 2020 Shamrock Run & Walk. IFD will extend their post-Parade celebration one extra day on Mass Avenue. The following will provide you with race information. More information and updates coming.

AWARDS

Competitive awards for the Run only. The top three (3) male and female finishers in the Run are awarded. Come dressed in your favorite Irish costume. We will hand out the annual McCrackin awards for best dressed. 

CAUSE

Proceeds will benefit amateur sports organizations in central Indiana and the Firefighters Emerald Society. 

COURSE

The course is a 4 mile run & walk. Both courses will go to Indy's Irish Hill Neighborhood in Fountain Square. The start and finish is located at the IFD Union Hall on Mass Avenue. 

ENTERTAINMENT

There will be a large heated tent with an entertainment stage. Highland Reign and a DJ will provide entertainment at the start and finish. We will also have course entertainment. 

FAQ / ANSWERS

  1. Strollers are accepted. The parent will be asked to sign a waiver for the child.

  2. Restrooms are located at the start/finish line and on the race course near the water stations.

  3. Pre-registered runners are guaranteed a shirt. We do not guarantee to day of event walk-ups. No discounts apply on race day if we run out of shirts.

  4. There is a GEAR CHECK on the first floor of the IFD Union Hall.

  5.  The Run are chip- timed. The walk is clock-timed.

  6.  We do post results online.

  7. You are allowed to pick up a friend's packet.​

FOOD AND BEVERAGE

There will be food trucks on Mass Ave and a beer garden run by the Indianapolis Fire Fighters. Check out the Men of Fire beer by Centerpoint Brewing in honor of IFD. 

GEAR CHECK

There will be a gear check inside the Union Hall on Mass Ave.

MUSEUM (IFD)

Tour the Local 416 Union Hall, Firefighters Museum, Memorial Plaza and Walk of Distinction.

PACKET PICK UP

TBD

PARKING

TBD

REST AND RECOVERY

The event will provide free fruit, water and cookies at the finish line. 

TIMING

The run is chip timed and the walk will be clock timed. Results will be posted after the event. Timing and scoring provided by Tuxedo Brothers Management.

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The Athletic Club Foundation, PO Box 90013, Indianapolis, IN 46290, 317-498-5299, IndyStPats@gmail.com