The Marietta Shamrock Shuffle 5k is a 5k run-walk event commencing and ending in the beautiful Marietta Square on Saturday, March 17, 2018. We encourage runners and walkers of all skill levels to join in on the fun! Proceeds to benefit the Marietta Police Athletic League (PAL).
Participants will receive a free t-shirt along with other goodies that can be picked up the day before the race or on race day. See FAQ for details.
Awards will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place overall male and female. Also, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd awards will be given in the following age groups: 12 and under; 13-18; 19-30; 31-40; 41-55; 56 and over.
Fun prizes for coming dressed up in your St. Patrick’s Day costumes:
Most spirited St. Patty’s Kids (for those 12 & under) – prizes for the top 3
Most convincing leprechaun
Best Wearin’ O’ the Green
Best Dressed Team (groups of 3 or more)
Is the race stroller-friendly?
Yes it is, however stroller should start after the timed runners for the safety of everyone.
Is the race pet-friendly?
No, we are not able to accomdate pets on the course.
When can I pick up my packet?
Pre-race packet pick up will be announced in January
Race day pick will begin at 6:30 a.m. at the registration booth on the Marietta Square.
Are children allowed?
Yes! We welcome children and will have a costume contest for all participants.
How do I get my results after the race?
A link will be posted to the results. You will also be able to print your results immediately after the race.
Will there be a water station on the course?
Yes, there will be one water stations along the course at mile 2.
Can I get a refund?
We’re sorry, but no refunds will be given. We are raising money for a charity organization and do not have the ability to refund money.
Can I register on race day?
Yes, we will have a registration table available for race-day signups. There is no additional fee.
Online registration will close at 11:59pm on 3/1/18, but onsite registration will be available Friday during packet pick up and beginning at 7:30am on Saturday on the Marietta Square.
T-shirts cannot be guaranteed for onsite registrations.
There are several free parking options around the Marietta Square:
Here is the schedule for race-day:
7:30am – Registration/Packet pickup begins
8:15am – Pre-race music warm up begins
8:50am – Pre-race announcements
9:00am – Race start
10:00am – Race Awards/Costume Contest Awards
MapMyRun link: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1392068404
The Marietta Shamrock Shuffle 5k is on a USATF certified course (#GA10903WC) and we are an official AJC Peachtree Road Race qualifying event!
Timing provided by: Georgia Runner
Proceeds will benefit the Marietta Police Athletic League. Marietta PAL’s target population consists of youth who reside within the City of Marietta. PAL currently serves nearly 400 youth annually through existing sports, recreation, mentoring and education programs.
About Marietta PAL
The Marietta chapter of the PAL program began in 2007. This international program is designed to utilize sports as a basis for positive interaction between police officers and kids and supporting good decision making. Learn more at www.mariettapal.org.