Minneapolis - Saint Paul St. Patrick's Day Runs

March is here and that means St. Patrick's Day and green beer! It's also the perfect time to get out for a run. Here are some fun and exciting St. Patrick's Day themed runs happening in Minneapolis.

Read about them below, or view our full calendar of races at www.runguides.com/minneapolis/runs

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Minneapolis - Saint Paul St. Patrick's Day Races

O'Gara's Irish Run

Date: March 9, 2019
Distance: 5k, 8k

Join us for a classic Twin Cities St. Patrick’s Day race. Since 1973, our fast, gently rolling course has been a great place to start your spring racing season. Both courses are USATF certified. 

Our event includes an 8k and a 5k.  The 8k is the USATF Minnesota State Championship 8K race and a part of the USATF Minnesota Team Circuit.  The 5k is the fun one with lots of costumes. Both courses are USATF Certified. Leprechauns are welcome, and everyone is encouraged to wear their best green outfits!

O'Gara's is undergoing rebuilding/remodeling in 2019 so we will be headquartering in Whole Foods across the street from O'Gara's for just this yea

> Learn more about the O'Gara's Irish Run

Everybodys Irish

Date: March 16, 2019
Distance: 5k, 10k

Join this fun festive race around Lake Calhoun in March. Getting in the mood for St. Patrick’s Day was never so easy with all the amazing spirit and decorations around on race day.  Come out and celebrate your Irish roots with us at the Everybody's Irish 5k/10k.  Costumes are encouraged!

> Learn more about the Everybodys Irish 5K/10K

Irish Scamper 5K

Date: March 16, 2019
Distance: 5k, 10k

The Scamper is hosted by the Maple Lake High School Irish track and field team. The day will feature a 5K, winding through the "old town" of Maple Lake. 

> Learn more about the Irish Scamper 5K

Luck O' The Lake 5K

Date: March 16, 2019
Distance: 1mi, 5k

The Luck O' The Lake 5K is brought to you by Bridegwater Bank. This is a great opportunity to shake off the rust from a long winter indoors and get out for an early spring run. Once you cross the finish line, stay and celebrate St. Paddy's Day in Excelsior. There will be live music and a tent party all day after the race! 

> Learn more about the Luck O' The Lake 5K

Looking for More Races?

Get a full calendar of races happening in and around the Twin Cities at www.runguides.com/minneapolis/runs or if you're looking for a specific distance check out the most popular local distance calendars

Published on Jan 09, 2019
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