Shamrock Shuffle 5k

5K, Other

Event Date

Sat, Mar 5, 2016


Shreveport, LA

About This Activity

Northwest Louisiana Military Support Foundation in partnership with Barksdale Officers’ Spouses’ Club presents

2016 Shamrock Shuffle 5K


Proceeds raised from this 5K will be used for donations to the Barksdale Officers’ Spouses’ Club military child scholarship program, as well as donations to local and national military charities.  Last year the Barksdale Officers’ Spouses’ Club was able to contribute several thousand dollars to HAP House, Airman’s Attic, Air Force Aid Society, Patriot Paws, Fisher House, and Boot Campaign.

Date & Starting Time:  Saturday, March 5, 2016.  The free ½ mile kids fun run will begin at 8:00 a.m..; 5K race will begin at 8:15 a.m., Marilynn’s Place, 4041 Fern Avenue, Shreveport, Louisiana.  This is a scenic route through historic Highland neighborhood.

Brand New Route!!!

Registration:   Pre-registration is $20 through Friday, January 29, 2016, $25 January 30- March 4.  Race day is $30.  You may pay with a Credit Card ONLINE ONLY at or pay with cash, check or credit card at Sportspectrum, 6970 Fern Avenue, 71105.  REGISTER EARLY!  No shirts guaranteed to late registrants.

Entry into the 1/2 mile fun run is free, but you do not get a t-shirt.

T-shirts & Race packet pick-up:   Pre-registered participants will receive an original “Shamrock Shuffle 5K” t-shirt and a free coffee & beignet on race day.  Packet pick-up will be held at Sportspectrum, Thursday, March 3rd from 12pm-7pm and Friday, March 4th from 10am-5:30pm.  You may also pick up your packet on Race Day at the Race site at 7:00 am.

Awards:  Overall Male & Female finishers in the 5K will receive a special award. Additionally, overall age group (male & female) finishers will also receive awards.

Age Groups: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Post-party:  Enjoy a special “Shamrock Shuffle 5K” menu from Marilynn’s place to include green beer, green mimosas and breakfast burritos available to purchase from Marilynn’s Place for $5.00 each, along with fun kids activities!

Special Note:  Strollers, wagons, baby joggers, and any hand pushed or pulled vehicle will be allowed on the course, but at a walk pace capacity only.  Absolutely NO in-line skates, roller skates or runners with baby strollers will be allowed on the run course.  This rule is RRCA regulation!

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