Lucky Leprechaun Race, Utica MI 3/17/2018

5K, 1 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sat, Mar 16, 2019


Utica, MI


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5K Run or Walk

$30 $35 Register

Green Mile Run or Walk

$20 $25 Register

Virtual 5k or Green Mile

$40 $40 Register

About This Activity

March 17, 2018 at 10:30 am - "Come be Irish for a day in downtown Utica MI"

Event is sanctioned by USA Track and Field

 Friday March 16th Early Packet Pickup and late registration from 2-7 at UAW Local 2280

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 - Greatest hits from U2

10:15am - Costume contest

10:30 - 5k Run & Green Mile Run

10:33 - 5k Walk & Green Mile Walk

11:15 - Awards presentation

Post Race Pub Crawl begins - visit Shamrock, Muldoons, Danny J's  and Hogs Hollow Smoke House.

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

Parking is free and it's "always sunny in Utica"

Presenting Sponsors:  UAW Ford Local, 2280, 228, 400  UAW Ford National

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 Michigan's 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 Graffiti 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:

-Chronotrack B-Tag timing - 5k participants only

-Short sleeve technical running shirt

-Medals for all participants

-Age group awards for top 3 finishers - 5k participants only

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

-DJ, Bagpiper, announcer and finish line snacks.

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