Shamrockin Run 8K New Orleans runners at the finish line

We’ve got options for all runners and walkers looking to have a rockin’ good time at the Shamrockin Run! Participate in the 8K USATF-certified race, and stick around for the Shamrockin’ post-race party with Jambalaya & Red Beans & Rice, and our costume contest.

If you’re feeling particularly festive, sign up for the Guinness Challenge. Participating athletes run the same 8K (4.97 mile) course, but are required to drink 4oz cup of Guinness Beer at designated locations near each mile mark along the course. Top finishers receive a cash prize – and a case of Guinness, of course!

All Pre-Registered Shamrockin Run Nola Participants Receive:

  • Shamrockin’ Run Cotton Tech T-shirt
  • Complimentary Guinness Beer (for participants 21 and older)
  • Bib Tag Timing provided by ChronoTrack
  • Complimentary Servings Jambalaya & Red Beans & Rice
  • Entertainment – DJ Dance Music to Rock Audubon Park
  • Complimentary Shuttle Service Back to the Start Line Area
  • All Finishers Receive A Commemorative Shamrockin Finisher Medal

Shamrockin’ Run Race Packet Pick-Up and In Store Registration


2018 Dates, Times and Locations are subject to change.

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Race Packet Pick-up at Louisiana Running & Walking Co. Locations

For your convenience, athletes can pick up their race bibs and other information at local Louisiana Running + Walking Co. locations leading up to race weekend.

Thursday, March 15th, Uptown: Noon to 6:00 pm

  • Louisiana Running + Walking Co.:
    Uptown – 8123 Oak Street, New Orleans – 504-891-9999
Friday, March 16th, Mid-City: Noon to 6:00 pm
  • Louisiana Running + Walking Co.:
    Mid City – 4153 Canal Street, New Orleans – 504-304-4762
Saturday, March 17th, Metairie: Noon to 6:00 pm
  • Louisiana Running + Walking Co.:
    Metairie – 3020 Veterans Blvd. Metairie – 504-324-5780

In-store registration closes at 6:00 PM on Saturday

Race Day Registration

Race Day registration and pre-registered packet pickup is available in the Premium Parking Lot on the corner of Camp Street & Julia Street from 6:00am to 7:30am ONLY!

Individual Entry Price – $40.00
Guinness Challenge Entry Price – $50.00 (based on available slots)

Shamrockin’ Run Rocks Post Race Party

Once you’ve completed the fastest 8K-road race in the world join us for the best St. Patty’s Day Party in the south. Shamrockin’ Run New Orleans will provide finishers and their guests with the following post event festivities!

  • Entertainment
  • Post Event Food, Jambalaya & Red Beans & Rice
  • Shamrockin Run Costume Contest:
    Come dressed for success and compete in the Shamrockin Costume Contest! Celebrity judges will be on hand to choose the best male and female costumes!

Shuttle Buses returning athletes to the start area will begin leaving Audubon Park at 10:30am and continue until 12:30pm. Only athletes wearing official Shamrockin’ Run New Orleans bib numbers will be allowed to board buses. Please see the bus loading area location on the post event party venue map below!

Bus Route Map