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 - 12:30PM Murphy's Finish Line Celebration
  • 9:00AM - 12:30PM Free Concert in party tent: Borderline Crazy
  • 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
  • 9:00AM - 11:00AM Free Concert in party tent: Cheap Thrills
  • 11:30AM - 1:30PM Free Concert in party tent: Buckshot
  • 2:00PM - 4:00PM Free Concert in party tent: The Deloreans


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Shamrock Training Team Presented By: Murphy’s Irish Pub

This isn’t just a training plan – it’s an experience!

Our training team is set up to prepare for either the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon, Anthem 1/2 marathon, or the Townebank 8k. All levels from walkers to seasoned runners are welcome.

Below is a highlight of team member only benefits starting the first week of December:
•    Exclusive team member launch party at Murphy’s Irish Pub – meet J&A Racing staff, connect with your new friends, and enjoy food, drinks, and a DJ.
•    Sixteen week training program with a written schedule by RRCA Certified Running Coach Ryan Conrad based on your fitness level.
•    Personal guidance and committed communication from Ryan Conrad throughout the program.
•    Bi-weekly run meet-ups to include Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings.
•    Organized and fully supported weekly group runs that includes Pace Leaders for Saturday morning long runs, Gatorade, PowerGels, and water on the route.
•    Private team member dry bag check at the Shamrock race start/finish area.
•    Special team member port a potties at the Shamrock race start/finish area.
•    Exclusive access to a private training team area at the Shamrock post-race party.
•    Monthly seminars and clinics on the mental side of running, yoga, strength training, running shoes, nutrition, and much more.
•    Course preview runs along with a Race Director chat.
•     Access to a private Facebook group for members to connect.
•    Exclusive team member only benefits at local businesses.
•    Official Training Team technical shirt.

“The J&A Racing Official Training Team, led by Ryan Conrad, is the most inspirational, comprehensive running team I’ve ever had the privilege of being a part of!  Most importantly, the camaraderie Ryan created throughout the team was irreplaceable.  If anyone really wants to improve their running skills and knowledge in a fun-filled, friendly, spirited, way regardless of ability, the J&A Official Training Team is the place to go!” – Don

“My goals become my reality not just due to the training but due to my teammates’ and Ryan Conrad’s belief even when I couldn’t see it!” – Tracy

“It’s hard to make decision to join a team – however, once you do, you wonder how you ever trained effectively without it.”   – Carla

Package: $200 October 30th to November 8th. $225 from November 9th until December 1st or until the team sells out.  $250 from December 2nd until the team sells out.

If you have any questions please contact Team Director and RRCA Certified Running Coach Ryan Conrad at ryanc@jandaracing.com or 757.412.1056 to learn more! We look forward to having you join our team.

* Registration to the Training Team does not include registration into any J&A Racing events.

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