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


Welcome to Hampton Roads, Virginia! Hampton Roads encompasses seven cities to include: Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Newport News, Hampton, Portsmouth, and Suffolk. This southeastern, Virginia metropolitan area is a large military base for the Navy, Army, Coast Guard, Air Force, and Marines. From all of us at J & A Racing Inc, we welcome you to Hampton Roads!

Need a great hotel?

Check out our awesome Shamrockin’ Rates at our preferred hotels!

Flying In?

The closest area airport is the Norfolk International Airport which is located about 20 minutes from the Oceanfront.

Another option is the Williamsburg-Newport News International Airport which is located about 50 minutes from the Oceanfront.

If you need a professional and affordable ride to/from the airport, be sure to call Orange Peel Transportation or reserve online. Be sure to mention the Shamrock Marathon Weekend when you reserve. 757-463-7500.


Planning on Driving?

Virginia Beach is just 3 1/2 hours from the Washington DC Metro area and about 3 ½ hours from Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina.

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Everyone needs to eat!

There are lots of great restaurants in Hampton Roads. We’ve listed a few of our favorites here for your dining pleasure.

Need something fun to do?

There’s lots to do here, so be sure to check out the local attractions.

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