Saturday, March 18, 2017
Register for the Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day 5k and receive an early-bird discount
for the 42nd St. Patrick’s Road Race.
The walk will be 2 miles long and start directly after the runners depart. Walkers will go out to the first Mile Marker and the course will circle them back onto Maple Street and finish at Dwight and Maple. There will be entertainment along the walk course. Walkers price also includes a T-Shirt.
Runner number/runner bib-tag, T-Shirts and walker T-Shirts MUST be picked up on Friday, March 17th between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. or on Race Day from 9:00 a.m. to noontime at Race Headquarters,143 Maple Street, conveniently situated less than 100 yards from the Starting Line.
(No applications or registration needed – This race is FREE!!)
Line-up: 10:45am (Note: Time change)
Race Location: Intersection of Hampden and Walnut Streets and go through FINISH line
Groups Line-up: Boys / Girls
Ages: | 2 – 4 | 4 – 6 | 6 – 8 | 8 – 10
Location: Intersection of Maple and Hampden Streets (Downtown Holyoke)
Location: Beginning of Maple Street
Major Awards: (1st, 2nd, 3rd place and Women's winner)
Awards winners will be announced and notified via text that they have won an award. Winners can pick up their prize at Race Headquarters following the race. Prizes that are not picked up will be mailed.
First Shuttle: 9:00 am
Last Shuttle: 5:00 pm
Be ready to get on one of the free shuttles no later than 12:00 pm to make the start of the race.
A free shuttle will drop you at the Mater Dolorosa School parking lot outside of the clothing drop. You must have a number to use the clothing drop. Family meeting area will be outside the clothing drop after the race.
From the North: Take Exit 16, take a right off the ramp, take left at set of lights onto Homestead Ave., proceed to HCC.
From the South: Take Exit 16, bear left at bottom of ramp, at stop sign cross-over and take left up Cherry St.,take left at set of lights onto Homestead Ave., proceed to HCC.