Lucky Leprechaun Race, Utica MI 3/12/2016

5K, 1 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sat, Mar 12, 2016


Utica, MI

About This Activity

March 12, 2016 at 10:30 am - "Come be Irish for a day in downtown Utica MI"

Event is sanctioned by USA Track and Field

8:00am to 10:15am - Race day packet pickup, race registration, results and awards at:

UAW Local 2280 

45116 Cass Ave, Utica, MI 48317

9:15am - Bagpipes and DJ rock downtown Utica

10:15am - Costume contest

10:30 - 5k Run & Green Mile Run

10:33 - 5k Walk & Green Mile Walk

11:30 - Awards presentation

Post Race Pub Crawl begins - visit Shamrock, Muldoons, Circa 1901 and Hogs Hollow Smoke House.

The Savory Grill is the perfect place for breakfast, lunch or dinnner.

Free Parking and it's "always sunny in Utica"

Presenting Sponsors:  UAW Ford Local, 2280, 228, 400 and Suburban Ford

Located at the intersection of M-59 and M-53 along the banks of the Clinton River lies historic Utica MI.   Founded in 1817 by Irish immigrants Utica is one of Michigans oldest cities. This historic city is the gateway between Macomb and Oakland Counties.

Runners will experience the historic charm of starting and finishing in the heart of the city. As runners traverse the USATF Certified Course they will pass the new Jimmy John's Field home to Minor League Baseball, the historic St. Lawrence Church and cross 3 bridges.  The World Famous Graffitti Tunnel takes runners under the 10 lanes of bustling M-59 and makes for the perfect place to give a "shout out" to fellow runners.

Entry fee includes:

-Chronotrac B-Tag timing

-Short sleeve technical running shirt

-Medals for all participants

-Age group awards for top 3 finishers

-Trophies for First Place Male/Female Overall, Masters and Grand Masters winners.

-DJ, Bagpiper, annoucer and finish line snacks. 

Early Packet Pickup and Late Registration:  Wedneday March 9th, 2016 - 2:00 to 8:00 pm Downtown Utica at UAW Local 2280 located at 45116 Cass Ave, Utica, MI 48317.  You may register for the race at packet pick up and also on race day.

Late Registration:  3/9/2016 and 3/12/2016.  If you register during this time periord a shirt will be mailed to you by May 1st, 2016.

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