Chicago Runs You Might Like - March

Chicago Runs You Might Like - March

This March in Chicago the theme is green! Leprechauns are welcome, and everyone is encouraged to wear their best green outfits. Once you cross the finish line, stay and celebrate St. Paddy's Day with a green beer!

Deer Park St Paddy's Day 5k & 10K

Date: March 17, 2018
Distance: 5k, 10k

A fast, flat, chip-timed race, this is a great chance to test your early season speed! Live Irish music gets everyone in the spirit; there's a Kiss Me, I'm Irish arch for runners to run through; and finish line treats include green soda and chocolate coins.

> Get more info about the Deer Park St Paddy's Day 5k & 10K

Leprechaun Leap

Leprechaun Leap

Date: March 17, 2018
Distance: 8k, 5k

Formerly known as the St. Paddy's Day 5k & 8k Run, this race is a Chicago classic. The Leprechaun Leap offers 8K and 5K options, with well over 1,000 runners gathering in Lincoln Park for this Irish celebration. 

> Get more info about the Leprechaun Leap

Get Lucky Half Marathon, 14k & 7k

Get Lucky Half Marathon

Date: March 17, 2018
Distance: Half Marathon, 14k, 7k

Continuing with the themed runs, the Get Lucky Half Marathon encourages you to wear your greenest outfit for this beautiful run along the Lake Shore Drive waterfront. There are half marathon, 14k and 7k options - or if you’re a keen medal collector, run the 14k and 7k back-to-back to receive a total of 3 medals for your display!

> Get more info about the Get Lucky Half Marathon 

Bolingbrook St. Paddy's Half Marathon & 5K

Date: March 18, 2018
Distance: 5k, Half Marathon

Everyone gets a finisher medal but the first 1,000 get pint glasses! The Village of Bolingbrook offers a great backdrop for this endurance event and we are proud to welcome all of our local and regional runners. 

> Get more info about the Bolingbrook St. Paddy's Half Marathon & 5K

Cusacks Leprechaun Dash 5K

Date: March 24, 2018
Distance: 5k

The annual Leprechaun Dash will consist of a 5K run/walk and a 1 mile kid's dash! The course is predominately cross country style where the participants will run a 3.1 mile stretch in a double loop around the grounds of Chicago Gaelic Park.

> Get more info about the Cusacks Leprechaun Dash 5K

Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

Date: March 25, 2018
Distance: 8k

The Shamrock Shuffle 8k is a huge celebration of the beginning of running season. It is the world's largest timed 8k, starting and finishing in Chicago's Grant Park. Runners feel the energy of over 30,000 runners and a big cheering crowd (present during the entire course.) The excitement lasts throughout the after-party, where participants find beer, food and live music.

> Get more info about the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

Looking for More Runs?

Already familiar with these? You can always head to www.runguides.com/chicago/runs to get a full list of upcoming Chicago road runs, trail runs, and OCRs.

Published on Feb 28, 2018