Portland Shamrock Run
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Join a day of family fun for the 44th annual Portland Shamrock Run. Push yourself in one of the many competitive runs or come for the fun finish line festival with plenty of live entertainment.
Half Marathon, 15k, 8k, and 3 more
Sun, Mar 13, 2022
Portland, United States
The event experience
Based on 15,000 participants
Based on location
<5m elevation gain per km
Where and when
1401 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97201, USA
Sun, Mar 13, 2022
Half Marathon:9:20am |
Stride 4-Mile Walk:10:30am |
The Portland Shamrock Run is the largest running/walking event in Oregon and the third largest running event in the western US. It offers both competitive races in its 5k, 8k, 15k and Half Marathon, as well as a 4 mile fitness walk for other participants. There is also a 1k Leprechaun Lap for kids under 10.
All races take place along banks of the Willamette River, passing sights like the Tom McCall Waterfront Park. The finish are will be host to festival with amenities such as a beer garden, complimentary oatmeal and an entertainment stage featuring local musicians. There will also be live entertainment at the start line and along the Shamrock races.
Organizer route images
- Finisher's Medal
- Souvenir Shamrock Run T-shirt
- A 12-ounce pour of Widmer Brothers beer for participants 21 and older
- A bowl of oatmeal from Bob’s Red Mill
- A Leprechaun Lap Cape (Leprechaun Lap only)
How to get there
1401 SW Naito Pkwy, Portland, OR 97201, USAGet full directions
The I-5, the I-84 and Highway 26 will all connect you to the event venue.
Downtown Oregon has a number of parking lots within walking distance of the event.
Event day logistics
12pm to 6pm Shamrock Fitness Fair and Race-Pack pickup
10am to 4pm Shamrock Fitness Fair and Race-Pack pickup
8am to 1pm Finish Line Festival
8am 5k starts
8:55am 15k starts
9:20am Half Marathon starts
9:40am Kids 1k "Leprechaun Lap" starts
10:10am 8k starts
10:30am Stride 4-Mile Walk starts
Shamrock Fitness Fair and Race-Pack Pickup
The Shamrock Fitness Fair is a two day event preceding the Shamrock Run being held in the Oregon Convention Center. It is open to the public and features more then 80 exhibitors/booths with fitness products, sampling, games and contests.
Participants in the Shamrock Run can collect their Race-Packs at the fitness fair. You can nominate someone to collect it for you. They will need your confirmation email and a copy of your ID, and you will need to sign a waiver. I you are unable to use either of these options you can select race day pickup option when you register for an extra $25.
The Half Marathon cannot be attended by anyone under the age of 13.
The Kids 1k cannot be attended by anyone over the age of 10.
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What to bring
There are no specified requirements but please do wear your Irish green if you can!
Will the Portland Shamrock Run have race day packet pickup?
If you or a nominated person are unable to collect your race pack before race day, you can select race day pickup when purchasing your ticket for an extra $25.
Do any of the races at the Portland Shamrock Run have age limits?
Yes, the Half Marathon has a minimum age limit of 13, and the Kids 1k has a maximum age limit of 10.
Can I run the Stride 4-Mile Walk at the Portland Shamrock Run?
No, the 4 mile event is for walkers only.
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