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What better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than with a run? Get your body ready for the fun to come in Portland’s 35th annual Shamrock Run! Even if you’re not running, you can still enjoy the free Shamrock Fitness Fair at the Convention Center on the 15th and 16th. Runners will pick up their bib numbers and free t-shirts, while everyone enjoys live Irish music, dancers, running and fitness exhibits, samples, contests, and giveaways.
Online registration reopens at 8am on March 12th for the final 500 runners. With 35,000 participants, the Shamrock Run is the largest event of its kind in Portland. All registered walkers and runners receive a green souvenir t-shirt, free pour of Widmer Brothers beer, cup of smoked salmon chowder, bottle opener medallion (15k finishers only), and a chance to “Win Your Weight in Widmer Brothers Beer.”