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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
PLEASE NOTE: We will announce the chip-timed RACE ROUTE at a later date!

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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 Parade.

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.

**Take advantage of the Early Bird Registration price NOW; Day-of Registration prices increase $5 per person.**

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Registration fees

Individual Registration - Youth (children ages 17 and under)

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

  • 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. $30.00


      Now registering Jan 16 – Mar 14
    2. Closed
      Mar 14 – Mar 14

Individual Registration - Adult

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

    1. $35.00


      Now registering Jan 16 – Mar 14
    2. Closed
      Mar 14 – Mar 14

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 Thursday, March 15th 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. *Dates tentative, to be confirmed. 

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.

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! Please line up towards the 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

We're currently working to arrange packet pick-up dates at a location TBD prior to Race Day. Stay tuned for updates!


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.

Route Map

The team at Partners Mentoring Youth is busy working to finalize the Race Route details. Stay tuned!


As we've done in the past, we will be awarding both individual runners and teams in a variety of ways. Stay tuned for the 2019 award line-up!

Thank You Sponsors!

Thank you to our generous year round sponsors and to the 2019 Sharin' O' the Green sponsors; we couldn't do this without your support and dedication to helping serve Northern Colorado youth.

Top Teams



Raised: $108.20


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





Me Lucky Bamboo

Raised: $54.10

Top Fundraisers


Gerald Horvath

Raised: $54.10


Marcia Johnson

Raised: $54.10


Lindsey Semmens

Raised: $6.18

Event Schedule

  • March 16 8:00 AM MDT - Day-of Schedule Coming Soon

Contact Information

Event Location

City Park, Fort Collins, CO, USA

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