Running Of The Leprechauns

Event Date

Sat, Mar 15, 2014


Medford, MA

About This Activity

The Running of the Leprechauns is a "wearing of the green" 5k Race/walk through the historic city of Medford.  From the bagpipers  at the beginning of the race to the St. Patrick's Day after party- complete with Brunch (menu below) Mossie Coughlin & Jack Dolan's Live Irish Music and Goulding Irish Dancers. We endeavor to create a FUNdraiser complete with joy and memories for all while raising money for BOSTON CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL. Everyone is encouraged to dress in costume!

THE ROUTE: The race will start at Medford Elks, 19 Washington Street, turn right on Park St, pass Crystal Campbell's home,  right on Riverside Avenue,  right onto George P Hassett Drive, take a left onto Salem Street into Historic Medford Square at City Hall, take a right onto Forest Street, left onto Lawrence Road, left onto Governors Avenue, left onto High Street back through Medford Square, cross over to Clippership Drive, run along the Mystic River take a right onto Riverside Ave, left onto Park St and a left onto Washington St.

Top Male and Femaie will receive $100 cash prize and medal at finish line. MUST BE WEARING GREEN!

Top Overall Under 18 will receive gift certiicate and medal. MUST BE WEARING GREEN!

Medals for 2nd and 3rd overall. MUST BE WEARING GREEN!

TROPHY and recognition for Top Individual Fundraiser.

TROPHY and recognition for Top Fundraising Team.

TROPHY and recognition for Best Costume.

Event schedule and times

8:30- 10:15 am Racer/Walker Registration & Bib pickup- Upstairs Hall at Medford Elks

10:30am    Racers start with Walkers to follow

               Racer awards presented at finish line.

Followed by St. Patrick's Day Party 11:30-3:30;  Brunch, Live Entertainment, Dancers, Raffles & Fun for all in Downstairs Hall at Medford Elks.

After party is included in the racer/walker registration. LIMITED tickets for the party only are available on or at Cosmopolitan Real Estate 23 Salem Street, Medford, MA 02155 339-221-5412

Brunch Menu:

Ham, Eggs, home fries, Bacon, Sausage, Stuffed Shells, Chicken-Broccoli-Ziti, Assorted Danish/Irish Bread and a Fruit Table.  Rolls, Coffee, Tea and Juice.


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