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Sharin' O' the Green 2019
Saturday, March 16 in Fort Collins, CO
All proceeds benefit Partners Mentoring Youth

image of men and women running with race bibs; one wears a bright green wig, two women wear headbands with shamrocks.    


 Join us for a 5K Race and celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Fort Collins
The race starts and finishes in CITY PARK at City Park Drive, just east of Sheldon Drive. It's fast, flat, USTAF certified, and chip timed!

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Gather your friends, round up your finest festive attire and show your Irish pride to support a cause that helps change lives. After the race, head downtown with fellow runners to enjoy the Fort Collins St. Patrick's Day Festivities.

Adult Registration includes a timed bib, cotton t-shirt AND a free beer from Odell Brewing Co.

Youth Registration, for kids 17 years and under, includes a timed bib and cotton t-shirt. Youth Registration is only $10!

Joining us with small children? Youth 12 years and under can participate for free in our Shamrock Scurry. Their is no registration required, just show up on race day! Scurry begins at 8:00 AM.

Registration, merchandise purchases and donations go directly to helping us serve local youth through the power of mentoring. All Registration costs are non-refundable.

**Day-of Registration prices increase $5 per person.**

Registration fees

Individual Registration - Youth (children ages 17 and under) Closed

Registration includes cotton t-shirt. Youth ages 3 and over receive a timed bib. If interested in doing the kids 1-mile Shamrock Scurry you do not need to register!

  1. $10.00
    Nov 19 - Mar 14

Team Registration Closed

  • Team Registration is for groups of 4+ individuals; Price is per person. Registration includes cotton t-shirt, timed bib and if 21+, a free beer from Odell Brewing Co.

    1. Registration closed

Individual Registration - Adult Closed

  • Registration includes cotton t-shirt, timed bib and if 21+, a free beer from Odell Brewing Co.

    1. Registration closed

Partners Mentoring Youth Mission

Partners Mentoring Youth MISSION: To support one-to-one mentoring relationships between positive adult role models and youth facing challenges in their personal, academic or social lives. 

All funds raised through this event directly support local youth. Learn more about our programming here.

Looking for other ways to support Partners Mentoring Youth beyond your race registration? Here are more ways: 

     1.  Become a Sharin' O' the Green Fundraiser: Promote your participation in the race and ask friends and family to support you and local youth mentoring! Help us achieve our goal to raise $2,500 through peer fundraising. 

     2.  Become a Partners Mentoring Youth DonorConsider giving a financial gift to Partners Mentoring Youth and be the difference in the lives of local youth!

     3.  Become a Mentor: We have over 100 youth waiting for a mentor like you. Learn more!


Q: Will there be Day-of Registration?
A: We encourage everyone to register online by midnight Wednesday, March 14th to ensure a spot. Day-of Registration will run from 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM on Saturday, March 16th, or until we reach capacity. Day-of Registration will increase to $40/Adult Registration, $15/Youth Registration and $35/Person when registering as a team. Sign-up early!

Q: What if the weather is bad? Will the race be canceled? 
A: Rain, snow or sun, we still run! Please decide on your participation based on your own circumstances and remember that all participants run at their own risk. In the event of catastrophic conditions, we do not issue refunds. 

Q: What is available for purchase at the race?
A: Race t-shirts (cotton) are available for $10.00 and short sleeve technical shirts are available for $20.00. It is first-come-first-serve, so we may run low on certain sizes.

Q: Do I have to register my child for the race?
A: We do not give bibs to children under 3 (but they can still participate). Youth ages 3-17 who are registered will receive a bib; please register using the Youth Registration category.

Q: Do I have to register my kid(s) for the Shamrock Scurry?
A: No registration is necessary to participate in the Shamrock Scurry. Youth 12 and under should line up at the starting line before 8:00 AM. Be sure to purchase a shirt for them at Registration so they have a lasting memory of their experience!

Q: When does the course need to be clear?
A: By 10:00 AM. If there are still participants on the course, we cannot ensure safety measures will be available. 

Q: How do I get my free Odell Beer?
A: You can redeem your bib for a beer (21+) at Odell Brewing Company from 3/16 (Race Day) through 3/22. Please remember to bring your ID. The name on the ID must match the name on the bib. 

Q: Can I bring my dog?
A: Yes! We love furry friends; however, we do ask that you line up towards the back as leashes can pose a tripping hazard to runners. AND we have prizes this year for the Fastest Dog as well as the Most Festive Furry Friend!

Q: Can I push a stroller?
A: Yes! This is a family friendly event and we believe in starting Sharin' O' the Green racers young! If you're a fast stroller, please be cautious and remember we have an award for the Fastest Stroller. Please line up towards the sides and back. 

Q: Where can I see race results?
A: You can find them on Race Roster, Runlimited LLC, and Partners Mentoring Youth.

Packet Pick-Up


Packet Pick-Up times are as follows: 

Thursday, March 14th at Odell Brewing Company from 4-7
Friday, March 15th at Odell Brewing Company from 4-7


Reminder: you can also pick up your packet on race day at the "Packet Pick-Up" tent from
7 AM - 8 AM


Participating as a team is a great way to both save a little cash on registration and participate with friends, family or colleagues! Teams must have 4 or more participants. Join the fun by giving your team a creative name, wearing coordinating costumes and of course - cheering one another on to the finish line. Prize for the largest team & top fundraising team!

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As we've done in the past, we will be awarding both individual runners and teams in a variety of ways. 

Top runners in the following categories will receive a cash prize:

  • Overall: 1st Place Male
  • Overall: 1st Place Female
  • Overall: 2nd Place Male
  • Overall: 2nd Place Female
  • Overall: 3rd Place Male
  • Overall: 3rd Place Female
  • Masters: 1st Place Male
  • Masters 1st Place Female

Runners in the following categories will receive gift cards:

  • Masters: 2nd Place Male
  • Masters: 2nd Place Female
  • Masters: 3rd Place Male
  • Masters: 3rd Place Female

The first and second male and female finishers in the following age groups will receive prizes:

  • 14 and younger
  • 15-19
  • 20-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70-79
  • 80+

Additional award categories that receive prizes:

  • Fastest Team
  • Largest Team
  • Top Fundraising Team
  • Top Fundraising Individual
  • Fastest Stroller
  • Fastest Dog
  • Most Festive Furry Friend ** NEW!
  • Most Festive St. Patty's Day Attire ** NEW!

You must be present at the Awards Ceremony to win.  

Thank You Sponsors!

We couldn't do this without your support and dedication to helping serve Northern Colorado youth.


Top Teams


Give Us Your Money (So We Can Give It Back After Processing)






Raised: $122.28



Raised: $108.20

Top Fundraisers


Melanie Gaylord





Joanie Frantz

Raised: $54.10


Gerald Horvath

Raised: $54.10

Event Schedule

  • March 16 7:00 AM MDT - Registration & Packet Pick-up

  • March 16 7:00 AM MDT - Vendor Area Active

  • March 16 8:00 AM MDT - Registration Closes

  • March 16 8:00 AM MDT - Realities for Children presents PMY Shamrock Scurry

  • March 16 8:15 AM MDT - 5K

  • March 16 9:45 AM MDT - Awards & Closing Ceremony

  • March 16 10:00 AM MDT - Course Closes

Contact Information

Event Location

City Park, Fort Collins, CO, USA

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