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St Paddy’s Day Purgatory 5k & 10K

Sun 17th Mar 2019
300 Meadowhall Way, Sheffield S9 1EA, UK
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  • Flat
  • Trails
  • Closed roads
  • Finisher’s medal

From the organizer

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5km & 10km. Are YOU tough enough?

When he was 16, according to legend, Patrick drove all the snakes out of Ireland. St Patrick's Day is celebrated on 17th March each year. This is a scenic, fast and flat route great for PBs. Parking, toilets & facilities very close by; choose your distance (5k or 10km). Entries strictly limited - book now to secure your place.

Afterwards, you can head off to Meadowhall to grab yourself a bargain or enjoy lunch at Meadowhall. Its time to dust off your running shoes, earn some serious LUCK!

Distances in this event

  1. 10K

    Run 10km
    11:00am Sun 17th Mar 2019
    Event passed
  2. 5K

    Run 5km
    11:00am Sun 17th Mar 2019
    Event passed
What’s Included

Bespoke medals, a goody bag & special St Paddy beer/finish line fizz & cake for all finishers.

Cake & candy at the refreshment points and finish line.

Results posted online.


  • Water stations
  • Distance markers
  • Toilets
  • Baggage store
  • Course Details

    A Flat & fast trail run, perfect for PBs ,Family and Wheelchair friendly

    Raceday Logistics
    Date And Time
    Sun, 17 March 2019

    11:00 – 14:00 GMT
    S9 1EA

    Meadowhall Way


    S9 1EA
    Kit List

    Fancy dress optional (but strongly encouraged!)


    Spectators welcomed


    No volunteers required


    Who Are We?

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    Reviews (3)

    3.2 out of 5 stars

    • Course
    • Organisation
    • Atmosphere
    • Did the 10K in 2019

      I got lost in a field like lots of other people, needed better organisation at this point, overall it was fun but not worth 18
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      Although they'd posted the course before, I did not know that the bits that went through the park were actually all mud and no path. I was not expecting this at all and although it was clear it was going to slow down my final time at that point, I wish I had known this before. There were no bathrooms during any parts of the course, nor at the beginning. Since we were coming to the race from out of town, we did not stop for a bathroom break before as we thought (as is the case with most races) that bathrooms would be available there (at least before the start!). Aside from that, the staff was very friendly and helpful, though it was obvious everything was a bit disorganised.
    • Did the 10km in 2018

      I would have liked to have known they had course problems and it was a 10 1/2knot a simple 10k.

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