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Asheville Catholic School’s 14th Annual Shamrock 5K/10K/Fun Run

October 31 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am

 

Asheville Catholic School Shamrock 5K And 10K
Asheville Catholic School presents the 14th Annual Shamrock Run on Saturday, October 31. There are two races: a 5K and a 10K, both of which start and finish at ACS and run through the beautiful neighborhoods of North Asheville. A fun run will precede the start of the 5K and 10K. The 10K will start at 8:30 AM and the 5K at 8:45 AM. The Fun Run will begin at 8:30 AM. All events benefit the O’Brien and William Edward Gibbs Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Registration
Registration is open

Details

Date:
October 31
Time:
8:30 am - 11:00 am
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Venue

Asheville Catholic School
12 Culvern St
Asheville, NC United States
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Race Information

Entry Fees

December 1, 2019-January 31, 2020: 10K-$30, 5K-$25, Fun Run-$10
February 1-28: 10K-$35, 5K-$30, Fun Run-$10
March 1 thru race day: 10K-$40, 5K-$35, Fun Run-$10

Registration Protection Insurance Program

Through our registration platform, IMAthlete, we are offering this insurance from Allianz Global Assistance. Those purchasing this insurance during online registration are eligible to be reimbursed for the cost of your registration fee should you become injured or another event procludes you from racing. Click HERE for more information about this program.

It does not cover COVID-19, including registration fees lost due to races being postponed or cancelled because of the pandemic.

Should you not purchase the insurance at the time of registration, you have 14 days to go back and purchase it should you decide at a later time you want it.

Packet Pickup/Late Registration

Friday, October 30 – 4:00-6:00 PM – St. Eugene’s Catholic Church
Saturday, October 31 – 7:00-9:00 AM – St. Eugene’s Catholic Church

No On-Site Registration. All participants must pre-register.

Course(s)

All races start and finish at Asheville Catholic School.

The 5K and 10K will remain the same as the past three years, offering a fun and challenging run in the neighborhoods of North Asheville.

10K Course Map                       10K Cue Sheet

5K Course Map                       5K Cue Sheet

The Fun Course is a .4 mile course that goes to and around St. Eugene’s Catholic Church before returning to the school.

Additional Info.

Race Shirts
5K/10K
All pre-registered runners will receive a long-sleeve, tech race shirt at Packet Pickup.

Fun Run
All pre-registered runners will receive a short-sleeve, 100% cotton race shirt at Packet Pickup.

Post Race

The best post-race food in Asheville racing will be back again from our ACS parents along with beer for all of-age participants. Food provided by the Asheville Catholic School Hispanic Community and the Hirt Family.

Awards

5K
Special prizes will be presented to the top three overall male and female and top three masters (40 & Over) male and female. Our friends at Foot Rx will be providing gift cards for the top 3 overall male and female ($75-1st, $50-2nd, $40-3rd) and top 3 masters male and female ($40-1st, $30-2nd, $20-3rd).

Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups:

6 & Under, 7-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74 and 75 & Over

10K
Special prizes will be presented to the top three overall male and female and top three masters (40 & Over) male and female. Our local running store, Jus’ Running, will be providing gift cards for the top 3 overall male and female ($75-1st, $50-2nd, $40-3rd) and top 3 masters male and female ($40-1st, $30-2nd, $20-3rd).

Awards will be given to the top 3 male and female finishers in the following age groups:

13 & Under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Over

Fun Run

Every Fun Run participant will receive a prize at the finish line.

Timing

The race will utilize chip timing.

The chips are attached to the back of your race bib so don’t crinkle them. Please make sure your bib is visible on your front at all times, but especially when crossing the finish line.

Dogs

We love dogs but this is not the place for them – either in the races or at the school. Anyone with a dog will be asked to remove them from school property.

Parking

Limited parking is available at the Asheville Catholic School. Parking is also available at the following locations:

  • St. Eugene Catholic Church (Culvern Street just past the school)
  • Asbury Memorial Church (Beaverdam Road)
  • Grace Episcopal Church (upper and lower lots off of Ottari Road)
  • Steinmart shopping complex (across Merrimon Avenue)
  • Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church (on Merrimon Avenue)
  • Ira Jones Elementary School
  • Surrounding neighborhood side streets.

Note: Please hide your valuables. None of these properties are responsible for stolen items or damage to your vehicles

Please do not park in the North Asheville Animal Hospital parking lot across from the school on Beaverdam as they are open for business that morning.

Refunds & Transfers

The Asheville Catholic School has a NO REFUND policy. However, we do offer partial discounts for those canceling during our cancellation periods.
If the event is NOT sold out, a discount code for 100% of your race registration fee will be offered until 5 days days prior to the race date. No discounts codes will be given within 5 days days before the event, if the event is not sold out.
If the event IS sold out, a discount code for 100% of your race registration fee will be offered until 5 days days prior to the race date. No discounts codes will be given within 5 days days before the event, if the event is sold out.
Partial discount codes are only available for cancellations of completed registrations.

Discount codes can be used to register for the 2020 event.

This policy only applies to the Asheville Catholic School 10K/ 5K/Fun Run. Discount codes from the previous year may not be used for any other events owned or managed by Glory Hound Events or its partnerships.

Transfers of entries between participants will be accepted through Monday, October 26 by completing and submitting this Transfer Form. This is the only way transfers or the selling of bibs between participants will be allowed. Anyone who is discovered to have purchased or accepted another person’s bib without submitting this form will be disqualified and banned from future races.

Volunteers

Races don’t happen without great volunteers. If you would like to be part of this event, support Asheville Catholic School and be there in various ways for our 500 runners, we would love to have you. Click HERE to sign up for any of our available spots.

Please email general race questions to greg@gloryhoundevents.com

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