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SATURDAY | MARCH 11 | 10 AM
Don’t miss the 39th Annual Westport St Patrick’s Day 4 Mile Run/Walk!

PACKET PICKUP
Friday, March 11th from 10:30 to 6:00 PM – 4050 Pennsylvania Avenue in the empty restaurant space.
Saturday, Race Day from 7:30 to 9:30 AM – 4050 Pennsylvania Avenue in the empty restaurant space.

ENTRY FEE

  Individual Group of 3+ Little Shamrock Kids Run

Through Feb. 11

$30 $26 per member

$12

Feb. 11 through March 9

$35 $31 per member

$12

Packet pickup & Race Day $40 $36 per member

$15

*No guarantee of shirt/size after February 11th

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Click here for paper registration

RACE DAY SCHEDULE
9:55 A.M. – Wheelchair Start
10:00 A.M. – Elite Runners Start
10:05 A.M. – Runners and Walkers Start
11:15 A.M. – Little Shamrock Kids Fun Run

NEW THIS YEAR:
The Elite Start wave is for runners who will average a mile of 7:30 or faster. All other paces will start at 10:05 A.M.
We are adding pace groups this year, with groups starting every half minute! This will help the start of the race flow smoother. This is a family friendly event! Strollers are welcomed to start with the last pace group.

PARKING
Parking will be available in designated Westport parking areas.  Please do not park along the race route as vehicles will be towed.

AID STATIONS
There will be an aid station at mile 2 and another at the finish.

FINISHER MEDAL
All 4 Mile participants will receive this 3″ Finisher Medal!
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In Irish we would say this is “toirtiúil” (large)!

TIMING
Split times will be called at the one, two and three-mile marks.  Participants must move to the sidewalk after 90 minutes (11:30 A.M.).  This event is timed using a disposable bib tag timing device. No need to return your chip when you are done!

AWARDS
We will have gift certificates and awards for overall male and female winners and prizes for the Top 3 Male and Female finishers in the following age groups: 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

rrca championship imageSince 1958, the RRCA has awarded championship events at the National, Regional, and State level to promote the sport of distance running, recognize well run events, and award top performing runners in the open, masters (40+), grand masters (50+), and senior grand masters (60+) categories for both men and women.
We are extremely EXCITED to announce that the 2016 Westport St. Patrick’s Day run has been chosen as the RRCA State 4 Mile Championship Event!!  Since this is a 2016 RRCA MO State Championship Event, RRCA awards will also be presented.

TEAM COMPETITION
Competitive:
A Competitive Team consists of 3 or more runners. Prizes will be awarded to the three fastest teams, judged by the low total cumulative time for the first 3 finishers on each team (a “cross country” scoring format).

Centipede: A Centipede Team consists of 3 or more attached runners. Think up a theme and make costumes! Cash awards of $100, $70, and $30 will be presented to the three most creative teams. The fastest Centipede will be awarded $60.

FASHION/FESTIVITIES
Costumes and festive attire are encouraged, so start planning your outfit today! The top 3 most creative costumes win prizes. Join us in a sing along of “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling” before the race and let your mind wander into the hills of the fatherland.

Dance the best Irish Jig Contest winners receive a $25 Cash Prize.

If a family of 3 or more sign up for the race, your name will be entered in a drawing for prizes from Merchants- to be announced at the race.  Must be present to win.

IRISH BREAKFAST
NEW THIS YEAR: Post race Irish breakfast at Gambal’s – Westport! They’ll be serving up a buffet for $10 including a beer.

11am – 1pm at Gambal’s on Pennsylvania (same block as the finish line)

The menu:
Scrambled eggs
Roasted red-bliss breakfast potatoes with garlic, rosemary, and onion
Homemade Biscuits & Braised/Chipped Corned Beef Gravy
Roasted tomato halves
Sautéed mushrooms
Seasonal fruit
Cucumber & Mint infused water
Mixed berry infused water
1 draft beer per ticket

You may purchase breakfast tickets when you register for the race or via the link below. Space is limited so please purchase in advance! If there is still space available race weekend, tickets will be for sale at packet pickup.
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CHARITY PARTNER
The Kansas City Track Club is excited to team up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City as the official charity partner of the 39th Annual Westport St. Patrick’s Day Run! Click here to find out more about Big Brothers Big Sisters.