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

2016 Schedule

03/18/2016

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

03/19/2016

  • 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

03/20/2016

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

Become a Sponsor

The Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend is in its 44th year in 2016. You have the chance to reach over 30,000 runners and 60,000 spectators, friends and families, not just race weekend, but months in advance, during and after the event. If you would like more information on sponsoring this event, please email stephanie@jandaracing.com.

Running USA’s 2009 National Runner Survey released the following demographics:

  • College-educated: Today‚Äôs core runners are highly educated with 79% having earned a college diploma, compared with only 27% of the United States population (ACS, 2006-08).
  • Affluent: These runners are affluent with 73% of those surveyed reporting a Household Income of more than $75,000, well above the U.S. median household income of $52,175 (ACS, 2006-08).
  • Active Participants: Core runners are active participants who train year round, reporting running / jogging an average of 224 days and logging 1,357 miles per year, a significant difference compared with the typical fitness runner / jogger who runs approximately 85 days per year (SGMA, 2009).
  • Running Shoes: The average respondent purchased 3.2 pairs of running shoes in the last year contributing to the 2.31 billion in jogging / running footwear sales reported by the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA).
  • Race Distance: The favorite race distance continues to be the half-marathon reflecting why the half-marathon has been the fastest growing distance in the U.S. since 2003 and why for four consecutive years (2006-09) the 13.1 mile distance has grown by 10% or more in this country, according to Running USA.

We have sponsorship packages to fit any marketing need. If you would like a customized package, we can do that too – just email us!

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