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 Shamrock Sports and Fitness Expo

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 18th, 2016 12 pm – 9pm
Saturday, March 19th, 2016 10am – 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 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.

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.

2016 Vendors

National Running Center
Sweaty Bands
Hippie Runner
Active Sol Eyewear
Ghent Chiropractic
Bondi Band
Fitletic Sports, LLC
Active Pacific
Detroit Metal Works
Sure Sport- Athletic Performance Gear
Enovative Technologies
The Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation
Fond Memories Graphics, INC
Real Time Pain Relief
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
York Sign Shop
Operation Smile
Sparkle Skirts
Run The Valley
Baltimore Running Festival



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