Photo caption: Turnout was excellent for the 2022 Shamrock Shuffle, a lovely sunny day for runners and walkers alike.
The Shamrock Shuffle is a fun, community non-timed 5K run/walk hosted annually by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Recreation and Sports Operations department, set this year for 10 a.m. Saturday, March 11.
This family-friendly event is open to all fitness levels. Participant categories are:
- Shamrock Shuffle 5K: Ages 11 and up.
- Shamrock Shuffle 5K: Ages 10 and under.
- Shamrock Shuffle 5K: Teams.
Registration is available online now; cost is $20 per person and $25 per team.
Race director Brittany Wold says the St. Patrick’s Day spirit is a favorite part of the event each year for participants of all ages.
“One of the best things about the Shamrock Shuffle is how festive our participants are — people always show up wearing a lot of green and exhibit a lot of creativity, which makes for a really fun atmosphere,” says Wold, student wellness coordinator at UW-Eau Claire.
Important registration date information:
- Wednesday, Feb. 22 — Team and individual guaranteed T-shirt registration deadline. (Additional shirts will be ordered but not guaranteed after this date.)
- Thursday, March 9 — Online registration closes at 11 p.m.
- Saturday, March 11 — Between 9 a.m. and race start. Same-day registration fees are $25 per person, cash and check only.
To see full event details, a 2022 photo gallery and the race map, visit the Shamrock Shuffle website.
Register for the Shamrock Shuffle 5K here