TowneBank Shamrock 8K

Course Information

The 8K course is flat and fast and the perfect place for a PR (personal record). 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.


TowneBank Shamrock 8k course map–Course Certification No: VA09048RT

Hydration Stations

Water will be located at each hydration station. Hydration stations will be located at (approximately) miles 1.5 and 3.

TowneBank Shamrock 8K Quick Facts

  • Participants must be at least 5 years old to participate
  • The course time limit is 2 hours
  • The 8K starts at 7:30 am at 30th Street and Pacific Avenue
  • The participant limit is 10,000 runners
  • If you are 16 or older, you must have your ID to pick up your race number – NO EXCEPTIONS. If you are picking up race numbers for others, you must have your ID, an authorization form completed by the participant, and a copy of their ID – NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • We also offer a TowneBank Shamrock 8K student race for ages 18 and under. Click here for rates.