Join us for the 2022 Running of the Leprechauns!

This fun and festive 5K and 10K have kicked off our annual line-up of events since 2017.

The race will occur March 19, 2022. Registration is now open.

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Pricing

Event Before Nov 30 Before Jan 31 Before Race Day
5K      $35      $40      $45
10K      $45      $50      $55


Included in your registration:

  • T-shirts
  • Finisher medals
  • Food, beer & music

Schedule

Friday, March 18

4-7 p.m. Packet pick-up/registration/athlete check-in (Swells'a Brewing in KDH)

Saturday, March 19

7-7:45 a.m. Late registration/packet pick-up @ Satterfield Park
8 a.m. 10K Start
8:05 a.m. 5K Start
9 a.m. Post Race Party
9:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony


Awards

Finisher medals for all runners who complete the race.

Overall awards will go to the top 3 male and top 3 female finishers in each of the two distances.


Where to Stay

We have nearly a dozen accommodations partners who offer special rates and amenities to our runners.

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Many thanks to our sponsors!

The Running of the Leprechauns was the unique idea of Mike Kelly and hosted at Kelly’s Restaurant & Tavern every St. Patrick’s Day weekend since 2008. Thank you, Kelly's Hospitality Group, for your continued support!

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For sponsorship information or to be a volunteer please email info@obxse.org.