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Shamrock Shuffle 5K to benefit WYSP

Shamrock Shuffle LogoRELEASED: Feb. 9, 2011

EAU CLAIRE — The Shamrock Shuffle 5K fun run/walk will begin at 10 a.m. March 12 at the McPhee Physical Education Center on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's upper campus.

The registration fee is $15 in advance or $20 the day of the event. Team registration is $20 per member. Teams of six or more must register by March 2 and will receive a long-sleeve T-shirt with their team's name on the back. Individuals registered by March 2 will receive a commemorative Shamrock Shuffle 2011 short-sleeve T-shirt. Individuals may register until 9 a.m. the day of the race, but are not guaranteed a shirt after March 2.

New this year will be a raffle, with prizes that include a genuine Livestrong (Lance Armstrong) Spin Bike, Country Jam USA tickets, $200 in Chamber Bucks, and a Real Tree Pop-Up Hunting Blind. The drawing will be held at 11 a.m. March 12 and raffle participants do not need to be present to win. Tickets are $5 each, three for $10 or 10 for $20 and may be purchased at the University Recreation & Sport Facilities Hilltop Center office in advance and on the day of the event.

University Recreation & Sport Facilities hosts the annual event, with all proceeds going to the Wisconsin Youth Success Program, a five-week summer sports camp for youth ages 10-16 from economically disadvantaged families. The program teaches sports skills and competition and helps educate participants in the areas of math and science, health and nutrition, careers and the importance of education.

Printable registration materials are available online.

Sponsors for the Shamrock Shuffle are UW-Eau Claire, University Recreation & Sport Facilities, Kristo Orthodontics, Mancino's, O'Leary's Pub and Americas Best Value Inn.

For more information, call Al Wiberg at 715-836-5601 or Vicki Reed at 715-836-4931.

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