Manhattan Irish Fest Parade 5k

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Manhattan Irish Fest Parade 5k

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

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 corn beef sandwich, and quench your thirst with a complimentary beer in the while waiting for the awards ceremony.

On December 1st the price for registration will increase to $30 and be in effect until February 25th.  On February 26th the registration fee will increase to $35.  Race day registration is available.

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