Race Date:

March 17th, 2024

Juanita Beach Park
in Kirkland, WA

Day of Race Schedule

7:30 AM

Packet Pick-up Opens at the 10’x20′ SRC Tent

7:30 AM

Gear Check Opens

8:55 AM

Pre-Race Announcements 

9:00 AM

Start of Race!

9:45 AM

Shorts and Shirts Available for sale

10:00 AM

Top Three Men and Women Announced

10:00 AM

Little Leprechauns Race Starts (1K)

10:30 AM

Course Closes

Race FAQs

Where do I pick up my race number, timing chip, and swag?

Super Jock and Jill 16095 Cleveland St. Redmond,WA 98052 on Saturday March 16th from 11:00 AM unitl 5:00 PM.  If you pick up your packet on Saturday at Super Jock and Jill you will be entered into a drawing for one of four pairs of running shoes that Super Jock and Jill be be donating. In addition each person will receive a $10 gift certificate.

Where does the event take place?

   The event starts and finishes at Juanita Beach Park,  19703 NE Juanita Dr.  Kirkland WA 98033   

What time does the event start?

The 5K Kirkland Shamrock run will begin at 9:00 am and the 12K run will begin at 9:00 am.

Where should I park?

There is limited parking within Juanita Bay Park.  There will be parking available in the business area north of the park and some street parking

Are dogs allowed? How about strollers?

Pets are not allowed on course because of insurance reasons. Thank you for your understanding. As for strollers, yes! Please be aware of your fellow participants if they need to pass or you are passing them–always allow for enough space for you and the stroller.

What forms of payment are available onsite?

Cash, check or credit cards will be accepted onsite at the day-of-event. Discount codes will only be valid during online registration.

Will there be a gear check onsite at the event?

Yes. It will be located in the a large box truck in the park. You must provide your own bag. You can either put a tag on your bag prior to arrival with your bib number on it or we will provide you with a tag and pen at Gear Check to do so.

Will there be event specific bathrooms?

Yes. The event will rent Honey Buckets that will be onsite near the start and finish line. There are a few park restrooms also available.

How/where should I wear my bib number?

All bib numbers must be worn on the front of your body. Safety pins will be available at the two-day packet pickup as well as near the day-of-race registration and packet pickup area.

Where is the onsite medical?

Yes, we will have a medical tent near the finish line.

Will there be water stations on the course?

Yes. There will be one water stations on course. When approaching the water station, please grab the water and continue to run/walk at least 50 feet prior to slowing down to drink the water. This will help alleviate the crowding that normally occurs.

Are walkers allowed?

Yes. Walkers are allowed in the event. The course will close and tear down will begin at 10:30am.

Where and when will the awards ceremony take place? Who receives awards?

The awards ceremony will take place near the finish line festival area. The top 3 male and female finishers will be presented their awards. We will also announce the first place finisher for each age group category.

Are the streets completely closed for the event?

At some points on the course, the road in the direction of the run will be completely closed. Vehicle traffic will be allowed in the other direction. Further into the route roads may be open for vehicles in both directions with the event routes coned on the side of the road.

Will the bad weather can the event?

Living in the Pacific Northwest we run in the rain, the wind and occasionally snow. However, we do have a plan in place to evaluate if weather becomes a safety issue. The City of Kirkland police will review the course routes on the morning of the event (or earlier) and decide on if the event should take place or not and will advise you through email, web posting and social media.

Race Map

Refund and Transfer Policy

Unable to Race

If you cannot participate in this year’s race for whatever reason, we can offer you a 50% coupon code for next year’s race unless you are a Snohomish Running Company Multi-Pass Holder. Pass holders can transfer their entry to any other SRC event. Requests for coupon codes must be made one week (7 days) prior to the race date. You are not obligated in any way to use the coupon code, but to obtain it, the request must be made in time. Please e-mail info@snohomishrunning.com for your code. There are no cash refunds.

 

Switching Distances

IMPORTANT: If you switch distances without paying a transfer fee, and notifying the race, you will be automatically disqualified, with no appeals, and banned from the race for 5 years. Switching distances without informing the race creates confusion and frustration for other racers and the race organizers. If you would like to switch distances before two weeks prior to race day, please email info@snohomishrunning.com. If it is within two weeks of race day, distance changes need to be done in person.

 

Transferring Your Bib

Transferring your entry to another person (i.e. a bib swap) is not available. Please e-mail info@snohomishrunning.com with further questions.

 

Wait List

If the race sells out, a limited wait list will be made available.

 

Cancelled Race

In the event of extreme weather, acts of terrorism, acts of God, governmental ban or other factors outside the control of the race management, the race management reserves the right to cancel the race at any moment leading up to the race, including during the race. All decisions will be made in concert with local officials, and will be based on safety first and foremost.

Courses and/or race segments will be altered as agreed to between the management and local officials.  Since the majority of event costs (entry forms, advertising, etc.) occur prior to the race, entry fees will not be refunded.