The Shamrock Sports and Fitness Expo is one of the largest on the East coast! This two-day event will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with runners, walkers and sports enthusiasts of all types. The vendors at the Expo will offer a wide variety of equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories for the whole family. Our Expo has a great reputation for having an extensive selection of merchandise at great prices as well as official Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend gear. The Shamrock Sports and Fitness Expo is FREE and open to everyone.

Your goody bag items (except for your shirt, race number/timing chip) are available online in an effort by the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon and our sponsors to reduce waste and continue our green initiatives.

Packet Pick Up & Expo Information

Packet Pick Up
Friday, March 16th, 2018 12 pm – 9pm
Saturday, March 17th, 2018 12pm – 5pm.

Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

From the west: Take I-264 E toward Virginia Beach. Take Exit #22, Birdneck Rd. Turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp. Get in the left lane ASAP and turn left at 19th street. The Virginia Beach Convention Center will be on your left in three-tenths of a mile.

From the Oceanfront: Take Atlantic or Pacific to 19th Street and turn west (away from the oceanfront). The Convention Center will be on your right in eight-tenths of a mile.

There is no race day packet pick-up. You must pick up your packet on the day before your event at the  Virginia Beach Convention Center during the Leesa Shamrock Sports & Fitness Expo. No exceptions!

If you are unable to pick up your own race packet, you may authorize another person to pick up your packet/bib number. The authorized individual MUST have their own photo ID, a signed and printed authorization form, and a copy of the participant’s photo ID. The signed authorization form MUST be printed, we will NOT accept any authorization via phone, text message, or any other electronic device. The copy of the photo ID may be via text, email, or photo copy. NO EXCEPTIONS! If the authorized individual is missing any of these items, we will not release the packet/bib number, NO EXCEPTIONS. CLICK HERE for the authorization form.

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If you cannot pick up your packet during the Expo hours and do not have someone else that can pick it up for you, For a fee of $25, we can mail you your packet. Please click on this option during registration. If you are already registered and would like to add it to your registration, please click here. The packet mailing option will close on February 1st at 11:59PM. Packets will be mailed out the week of February 27th.

 2017 Vendors

Hippie Runner
Active Sol Eyewear
USA Sport
York Sign Shop
Bondi Band
Murphy’s Irish Pub
9 Round
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
The Stick
Team Livestrong
Bon Secours in Motion
Studio Bamboo Yoga
CKG Foundation
Race Dots
Sunglass Shack
Preston’s March
We Are Bay Six
US Air Force Marathon
Gypsy Runner
RU seeN Apparel
Richmond Marathon
Sparkle Skirts
Lasik Vision
Live Phunky
Tidewater Striders
Ghent Chiro
Tread Bands
KT Tape
Runner’s World Half
Leaf Filter
Real Time Pain Relief
Mana Threads
One More Mile
Running Etc. and Hoka

A-Town Coffee Roasters

Marine Corps Marathon


Run the Valley

Team RWB

The Neighborhood Harvest


The Adventure Park

Astro Entertainment

Operation Smile

National Running Center