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Women crossing the finish line

This 8K (4.97 miles) course is USATF-certified.

Date: Sunday, March 18, 2018
Time: Sunday 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Where: Start at WWII Museum (Intersection of Camp Street and St Joseph) and Finish at Audubon Park 6500 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70118

Pre-Race Packet Pick Up & In-Store Registration

2018 Dates, Times and Locations are subject to change.

To find out if you are registered please go to Active.com

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Louisiana Running + Walking Co.
Uptown Location
8123 Oak Street, New Orleans – 504-891-9999

Noon –
6:00 pm

Packet Pick Up & In-Store Race Registration

Friday, March 16, 2018

Louisiana Running + Walking Co.
Mid-City Location
4153 Canal Street, New Orleans – 504-304-4762

Noon –
6:00 pm

Packet Pick Up & In-Store Race Registration

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Louisiana Running + Walking Co.
Metairie Location
3020 Veterans Blvd, Metairie – 504-324-5780

Noon –
6:00 pm

Packet Pick Up & In-Store Race Registration

 

Race Day

Sunday, March 18, 2018

World War II Museum (945 Magazine St.-Downtown)

Race Start (Intersection of Camp Street and St. Joseph)

5:00 am – 8:30 am

5:00 am

Road Closures begin in race staging area.

6:00 am

New registration and pre-registered packet pickup begins in Premium Parking Lot at the corner of St. Joseph and Camp Street.

7:30 am

New race-day registration and pre-registered packet pickup ends.

7:30 am

Race announcements begin.

7:45 am-8:15 am

7:45 am Muggivan School of Irish Dance to Perform at start.

8:00 am YouFit Runner Warm Up

8:15 am

Runners begin to move into formation corrals near starting line.

8:23 am

Irish National Anthem begins.

8:26 am

U.S. National Anthem begins.

8:30 am

Shamrockin’ Run 8k & Guinness Challenge begins.

The course closes at 11:00 am.

Audubon Park

8:30 am – 11:30 pm

8:30 am

Guinness Post Race Festival begins: Food, Guinness Beer & Green Beer.

8:57 am

First male athlete reaches finish line.

9:00 am

First female athlete reaches finish line.

9:15 am

Guinness Post Race Festival Begins!

Entertainment, Food, Guiness & Green Beer, Fresh Snacks

9:30 am

Award Pickup Tent Opens

9:30 am – 10:00 am

9:30 am Costume Contest Registration at Merchandise Tent

10:00 am Judging Begins! Costume Contest contestants line up at the entertainment stage.

10:15 am

Costume Contest Awards.

10:30 am

Post Race Shuttles from Audubon Park back to the World War II Museum.

12:30 pm

Shuttles Busses Stop Running.

8-Kilometer Mile Pace Chart

  • 5:00 mile pace = 24:54
  • 5:30 mile pace = 27:25
  • 6:00 mile pace = 29:51
  • 6:30 mile pace = 32:19
  • 7:00 mile pace = 34:50
  • 7:30 mile pace = 37:20
  • 8:00 mile pace = 39:50
  • 8:30 mile pace = 42:16
  • 9:00 mile pace = 44:47
  • 9:30 mile pace = 47:14
  • 10:00 mile pace = 49:43
  • 10:30 mile pace = 52:13
  • 11:00 mile pace = 54:44
  • 11:30 mile pace = 57:14
  • 12:00 mile pace = 59:40