St. Patty's Day Pub Run 2016


Event Date

Wed, Mar 16, 2016


Kalamazoo, MI

About This Activity

Kick off your St. Patrick's weekend festivities in style as Gazelle Sports and Bell's Eccentric Cafe host the fourth annual St. Patty's Pub Run on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters, A Community of Caring!

Come dressed in your most festive St. Patty's themed gear ready to run, walk, jump or dance your way through a fast, fun 5k! After the run, join us at Bell’s Eccentric Café” VIP section in back room – See Event Info./VIP for more information. 

All registered VIP participants receive a free beer (or non-alcoholic beverage) and are automatically entered to win awesome prizes. Beer tickets will be attached to the event bibs which will be available at packet pick-up. You must be 21 and up and able to present your picture ID if you plan to drink alcohol.

Judges will be taking pictures of the best St. Patty's dressed participants and will announce winners at the post-run party!

START TIME: Wednesday, March 16 at 6:00 pm
PACKET PICK-UP: Tuesday, March 15 from 4 - 8 pm at Gazelle Sports OR Wednesday, March 16 from 5 - 6 pm at Bell's Brewery
EVENT CAP: VIP Entry is limited to the first 400 registrants.
LATE REGISTRATION: Late registration for Standard Entry ONLY will be offered at packet pick-ups if space is still available for $20.

*St.Patty's day costume for the costume contest
*Running shoes
*Warm running clothes
*Additional cash for donations, food, alcohol, or if you are registering late

Event shirts will now be included in the registration for the participants who are VIP entrants. No need to buy an extra one on the side! For more information- visit the VIP entry page. 

Standard entry costs $20 and includes registration for the fun run and an entry into the prize drawings at the post-race party. Standard entry registrants will NOT have access to the Music Tavern in the Eccentric Cafe.

VIP ENTRY (Limited to first 400 registrants):
For only $20 more, gain VIP access! VIP entry is $40 and includes all the benefits of standard entry - registration for the fun run, a beer ticket and an entry into the prize drawings at the post-race party. BUT THAT'S NOT ALL! VIP entry also includes exclusive access  inside the Music Tavern for an exclusive VIP only prize drawing! Participants will also receive an exclusive 2016 Pub Run commemorative item. VIP hours last from 6 - 8 pm.

Big Brothers Big Sisters, A Community of Caring provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Locally, BBBS serves Allegan, Barry, Calhoun, Kalamazoo and VanBuren counties. For more information about becoming a volunteer or how to support Big Brothers Big Sisters visit:

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