Event Date: March 18-20, 2016
City: Virginia Beach

2016 Schedule


  • 12:00PM - 9:00PM Packet Pick-up & Registration
  • 12:00PM - 9:00PM Sports & Fitness Expo
  • 1:00PM - 6:00PM Shamrock Speaker Series


  • 7:45AM TowneBank Shamrock 8k/ACCESS College Foundation 8k Student Challenge
  • 8:30AM - 12:00PM Murphy's Finish Line Celebration
  • 10:30AM Leprechaun Dash
  • 10:00AM - 5:00PM Packet Pick-up & Registration
  • 10:00AM - 5:00PM Sports & Fitness Expo
  • 11:00AM Operation Smile Final Mile
  • 1:00PM - 4:00PM Shamrock Speaker Series


  • 7:00AM Anthem Shamrock Half Marathon
  • 8:30AM Yuengling Shamrock Marathon
  • 8:30AM - 4:00PM Murphy's Finish Line Celebration

2016 registration


The 2016 Yuengling Shamrock Marathon & Anthem Half Marathon and TowneBank Shamrock 8k takes place at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Come celebrate with us as we bring the Luck of the Irish to all runners in Virginia Beach, Virginia on St. Patrick’s Day weekend. ShamRock On!

All participants will receive FREE race photos!

Racing Highlights

  • 30,000 Participants
  • Yuengling Beer (over 21 only)
  • Free Race Photos
  • Murphy’s Irish Stew
  • 2 Day Sports & Fitness Expo
  • Speaker Series at Expo
  • Course Entertainment
  • Post Race Bands
  • Boston Qualifier
  • New King Neptune Challenge
  • Walker Friendly
  • Technical Race Shirts (men and women sizes)






Introducing our New Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend Mobile App
With just one tap, all Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend participants can access all of their race day FAQ’s, weekend schedule, results, and much more, and receive live race updates and announcements right to their mobile device.
We are so excited to announce the launch of our new
Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend Mobile App for IOS (iPhone) and Android mobile devices. Head to the App store on your mobile device and search Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend (IOS) and Shamrock Marathon Weekend (Android).
Get connected and be ready for a SHAMROCKIN’ Weekend!!



Race Kids Day Camp

2015_Logo2We have partnered with RaceKids to offer a fun and safe environment for your children while you’re racing!  The race morning kids camp will be conveniently located inside the Courtyard Marriott close to the start line.  Children will enjoy breakfast and lunch, and a full morning of games, activities, and entertainment while you’re out on the course. RaceKids is fully licensed and insured, and is qualified to care for children 18 months and up.  For more information visit www.racekids.org/shamrock-marathon

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