Nativity Shamrock Run/Walk 5K

Sun February 26 - Fri March 17 Burke, VA 22015 US Directions


Burke Lake Park
Burke Lake Shelter B. Picnic Area #2
Burke, VA US 22015


We are sad to announce that the Nativity Shamrock Run/Walk 5k has been CANCELLED due to weather related concerns. Thank you for your understanding and time.

A special thanks to everyone who has registered. If you had registered, you’ll receive a refund electronically to the mode of payment you used to register online. The refunds should take approximately 12 business days.


Join us for the 2017 Nativity Shamrock Run/Walk 5K. It's not just a race, but a party! Come out dressed in green, chase the leprechaun and dance a jig. The Nativity Shamrock Run is open to all Runners and Walkers.

Funds raised from the Nativity Shamrock Run/Walk 5K will benefit the educational needs of Nativity Catholic School. Nativity Catholic School is a Blue Ribbon School located in Burke Va. Nativity leads the way to Christ by empowering students to be critical thinkers, inspired innovators, and ethical leaders prepared with the confidence to thrive in the 21st century. Learn more about Nativity >>

Come one, come all! You’ll have a great time with friends, family, pets, and neighbors. We will have awards/prizes for top three finishers, best costumes and the most ‘green’ runner!

All Nativity Shamrock Run participants receive the following:
• Professional chip timing
• Race T-Shirt
• Live music post-race
• A commemorative event Shamrock Run gift
• A Shamrock Run finishers medal

FREE for kids 5 & under and Pets
$35 for all runners/walkers/joggers
$20 for all students
$35 Sleep In and support Nativity (If you are going to be out of town, working or prefer to snooze instead of lacing up your racing shoes on Race Day, this is the event for you!)

Registration closes on the evening of Friday, March 17. Unfortunately, due to Burke Lake Park Service regulations, we will not be able to offer on-site race registration.

Event details and schedule
Free parking is available for this event at Burke Lake Park. We cannot guarantee parking by Shelter C so please plan to park where parking is available and walk to Shelter C.

The race will begin and end at Shelter C. We have closed off the course to all other activities during the entirety of the race. Click here for the race map.

Packet pick-up begins at 7:00 AM near the start area. We will not be able to provide an official race bag drop area, neither can we guarantee the safety of any valuables left in your car. So please only bring essentials to the race.

T-Shirt Sizes: If you find after pick-up that you would like to swap out the shirt size that you ordered for a different size, please wait to make that swap until after the race is complete to guarantee that everyone initially gets the size they ordered.

Race day details may be subject to slight changes as the race date nears.

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