Outer Banks Visitor's Bureau
Join us for the 2023 Running of the Leprechauns!
This fun and festive 5K and 10K event has kicked off our annual lineup since 2017.
Veterans and active duty military members, use code MILITARY to save 10%!
Please Note: Strollers and pets not allowed
or Race Day
Included in your registration:
Friday, March 17
3-7 p.m. Packet pick-up/registration/athlete check-in (Swells'a Brewing in KDH)
Saturday, March 18
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
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.
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!
For sponsorship information or to be a volunteer please email firstname.lastname@example.org.