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Manhattan Irish Fest Parade 5k

Manhattan Irish Fest Parade 5k

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

11:00 am - Manhattan, IL




THIS IS THE ONLY 5K RACE IN NORTH AMERICA THAT STARTS A PARADE, RUNS THROUGHOUT THE PARADE ROUTE, AND IS INCLUDED IN THE FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES.  IT IS ALSO THE LARGEST 5K, WINTER RACE, IN ALL OF WILL COUNTY.  So come join us in the fun!

All registered runners will receive an official Manhattan Irish Fest Parade 5K dry fit long sleeve running shirt along with custom Irish Fest button that has to be worn to gain entry in the Irish Fest Tent where the post-race party will be held (your race bib does not gain entry).  If you wish to purchase an extra button for a friend they are available on the registration page for $7.00.

 In the Irish Fest Tent you will be able to witness Irish Entertainment, enjoy a corned beef sandwich, and quench your thirst with a complimentary beer in the while waiting for the awards ceremony.

Registration will open January 21 with a one day only early bird sale price of $24.  From January 22-Feb 17 the fee will be $30, after which it will increase to $35.  Registering early will guarantee you a shirt and save you money!  Race day registration will be available for $40.

However, an extra Irish Fest Buttons will be $10.