TOWNEBANK SHAMROCK 8K

Saturday, March 16, 2024 at 7:30am

The TowneBank Shamrock 8K course is flat and fast, making it the perfect place for a first race, a PR (personal record), and a fun experience. Participants will enjoy spectators and entertainment along the course as well as a festive finish line celebration.

COURSE DETAIL

Expect thousands of spectators to cheer you on throughout this scenic course in the heart of the  Virginia Beach resort area. The TowneBank Shamrock 8K finishes on the world famous Virginia Beach Boardwalk, just past the majestic figure of King Neptune, and with the beautiful Atlantic Ocean as a backdrop. A Shamrockin’ post-race party on the beach awaits all finishers and guests.

RACE PERKS

8K COURSE SUPPORT

  • Water Stops | approximately every 1.5 miles on the course
  • Nuun | Nuun Sport Strawberry Lemonade available at every water stop
  • Port-a-Potties | Start/Finish Line and adjacent to every water stop

2024 HALF 8K UPDATES

All 8K participants will receive a Finisher’s Medal and long-sleeve tech tee.

Quick Facts

  • 7:30 am at 30th Street and Pacific Avenue
  • Minimum age: 5
  • Dogs are not permitted on the course
  • Course Time Limit: 2 hours
  • The participant limit is 10,000 runners
  • Course Certification #VA19014RT
  • USATF Sanctioned Event #148519

Course Records

Men’s Record

23:54, Silas Frantz, 2017

Women’s Record

27:14, Susanna Sullivan, 2015

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