Desert Leprechaun 5K Run/Walk - 2021 - VIRTUAL

Sunday, March 14, 2021
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**THE 2021 VERSION OF THIS  EVENT WILL BE VIRTUAL ONLY**

The St. Patrick's Day committee has determined that an in person St. Patrick's Day Parade will not be possible this year in order to ensure people remain safe from the ongoing pandemic and therefore, SAR's Desert Leprechaun event will be virtual only for 2021.

* If you deferred from the 2020 event to the 2021 event, you can choose to either do the virtual race for 2021, or defer to the 2022 event.

* New virtual registrations can be done online at runsignup.com prior to Sunday, March 14, 2021.

* Run your virtual 5K from Sunday, March 14, 2021 through Saturday, March 20, 2021.

* Run the 5K course of your choice.

* Log your finish time in an area that will be posted here prior to March 14.

* Pick up your cool race t-shirt and medal at The Running Shop From Sunday, March 14, 2021 through Saturday, March 27, 2021.

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REGULAR EVENT INFO BELOW

 

Southern Arizona Roadrunners (SAR) is very pleased and proud to announce a new running and walking event coming to downtown Tucson in partnership with the iconic Tucson St. Patrick's Day Parade Festival. It's a St. Patrick's Day party like no other!

DATE: Sunday, March 14, 2021

WHERE: Near Armory Park and the Tucson Children's Museum

WHEN: 7:30am - Registration begins

             8:30am - One Mile begins

             9:00am - 5K begins

             9:45am - 5K award ceremony

             10:00am - Tucson St. Patrick's Day Festival Begins

             11:00am - Tucson St. Patrick's Day Parade Begins

ROUTE: Using the Tucson St. Patrick's Day Parade route

PACKET PICKUP: 10:00am - 1pm Saturday, 3/13/2021 at The Running Shop, 3055 N Campbell Ave #153, Tucson, AZ 85719

SWAG:

            * Totally unique, custom finisher medal for 5K (first 350 finishers)

            * One FREE beer at the festival with your race entry (only for those over 21 years old, of course!) for both 5K and 1M entrants

            * Custom Race Shirts for 5K in both men's and women's sizes (while supplies last. Packet Pickup and Race Day registrations may not get a shirt)

            * Lots of great activities at the Festival starting at 10am including Food Vendors, Merchandize Vendors and a super cool Kids Zone. Many of the items at the festival, such as the food, much of the merchandize, etc., have a cost associated with them that is not included in your race entry fee.

            * Both the men's and women's winner of the 5K will get to be in the parade

            * and so much more.

Bring your entire family out in the morning to get your run or walk on, and then stay for the amazing parade and festival. It will be an experience you won't soon forget!

We at SAR are very proud to continue the long running tradition associated with the festival by Steve Taggart and the great folks at Tagg Running Events.

A portion of the event proceeds will be donated to the Children of Fallen Officers Scholarship Fund.

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For more information on the myriad happenings with the parade and festival please visit https://www.tucsonstpatricksday.com/.
 

Date and Time

Run your virtual 5K from Sunday, March 14, 2021 through Saturday, March 20, 2021

Race Awards

There will be no age group or overall awards but all virtual 5K finishers will receive a cool t-shirt and finisher medal.

Beneficiaries

Children of Fallen Officers Scholarship Fund

Kids' and Post-Race Activities

For more information on the parade and festival please visit https://www.tucsonstpatricksday.com/

Community Partners

Tucson St. Partrick's Day Parade and Festival

Contact

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Registration

Race Fees

5K INDIVIDUAL: 9:00am start, One FREE beer (over 21), FREE shirt, chip-timed

$30 - Until Mar 1, 2021 ($5 discount for SAR Members)

$35 - On an after Mar 1, 2021 ($5 discount for SAR Members) 

Registration

  • Print Registration Form and mail it in. Registration by mail must be postmarked by Saturday, March 13, 2021.
  • Register online
  • There is no packet pickup prior to this race. After you run your virtual 5K in the time frame specified above, pick up your cool race t-shirt and medal at The Running Shop From Sunday, March 14, 2020 through Saturday, March 27, 2021.
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News Course Info

Race Distances and Courses

5K course (3 loops):

1 Mile Course:

Location

5K course of your choice, or run the regular race course shown above starting in Downtown Tucson at Armory Park and the Tucson Children's Museum.

* Please ensure to follow all COVID-19 Saftey Protocols when you do your 5K Run/Walk.

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