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14th Annual Shamrock Run & Walk
Race Information


14th Annual Shamrock Run & Walk
March 19, 2016 (Saturday)
Chippens Hill Middle School
551 Peacedale Street
Bristol, CT 06010

Register Here

The Details...

5 Mile Run, 2 Mile Run, 2 Mile Fitness Walk & Kids Fun Run
First Event starts at 9:15

$22.00 Registration Fee for 2 & 5 mile run; 2 mile walk

Fee changes to 25.00 after 3/12/2016

Strollers Welcomed!

$5.00 registration Fee for Kids Fun Run (no shirt)

Free T Shirts to the 1st 3,000 pre
registered runners & walkers prior to 3/12. 

Strongly encourage pre -registration prior to 3/12, otherwise shirts are available on a first come first
served basis.

HAVE promotional items (no paper flyers) you want included in our event
bag contact ? 

Jim Collins
71 Royal Drive
Bristol, CT 06010
(items must be received by 3/19)

For driving instructions click on or print out a registration form. 

Find us on updates and information!  

Sponsored by Emily's Catering Group …..

"All You Can Eat" Pasta Dinner to be held at St. Gregory CCD
Center -1043 Stafford Ave - Bristol on March 18 4:30-
7:30 and the cost is a very reasonable $8.00 per adult; $6.00 for children
6- 12; free for children age 5 and under.  Packet pick up and registration
can occur during this time as well.  TICKETS SOLD AT THE DOOR

Each year the after party gets better and better- 
 Hot dogs, Fruit and much more….We have AWESOME race bags filled with
GREAT useful stuff !

Again, this year we will have baggage storage area,
someone will be monitoring the area.

Contact Name and Contact Information:  Patrick Collins
860.585.8649 or

Visit this site for details as the date of the race is closer.

The Course & Important Dates and Times

Important Times & Course Information


Sign up fee is $22.00; after 3/12 the fee is $25.00. 

Course description 5 Mile

Start at School Parking


Left onto Perkins

Cross over James. P. Casey take a Right onto Pinehurst

Left onto Hill Street

Right onto Matthews St.

Right onto Clark Ave.

Right onto James P Casey

Left onto Hill Street

Right onto Battle St

Left onto James P. Casey
Left onto Perkins

Return to School

Course description 2 Mile Run/Walk

2 Mile Run STARTS- 9:30
2 Mile Walk STARTS- 9:30

Start at School Parking

Left onto Perkins

Cross over James. P. Casey take a Right onto Pinehurst

Right onto Lawrence Lane

Right onto James P. Casey

Left onto Perkins

Return to School

Course description Kids Fun Run-(non competitive)
 STARTS 9:15

Done on school grounds

Sponsorship Information

This successful event is being made possible by our many supporters who have contributed financially.

Sponsorship Information Available By Contacting Patrick Collins 860.585.8649.

Our Current List of Supporters:


Bristol Hospital

 Micari Financial

St. Thomas School
Discount Oil

Scarritt Pools & Spas

JP Pools, LLC
Physical Therapy and Medical Massage of CT
St Thomas School
Allstate- David Andes
Creed Law Firm
St. Paul Catholic High School

 Pro Health Physcians
  Attorneys Vitrano, Preleski & Wynne
 Connecticut Army National Guard
 St. Gregory Church
  Comstock Marketing
  Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Hartford County Chapter 31002

 PTC Corporation
Bristol Parks & Rec Department
Bristol Police Department
Bristol Hospital EMS Department
Craig Stalk- Good Time Music
 Physical Therapy and Massage of CT
Litchfield Hills Orthopedic Associates, LLC
 Fleet Feet Sports
 Dunkin Donuts  
 M & M  Tennis Court Company, Inc
Quebecor World Enfield, CT
St. Joseph Church
Tollman Spring CO., INC

Registration Information

Two ways to register for the 2016 event:

(1)  On line Registration:  

(2)  Download Registration Form:  found in upper left hand corner of web page. (Ready in January 2016)

The Race Beneficiary

Primary Beneficiary


Saint Vincent DePaul Society is a non-profit organization that plays a vital role in our community by providing shelter, food, counseling and referral services with dignity for people in need.  They operate a 25 bed homeless shelter, a 10 family Women with Children Transitional Center and a 13 unit transitional living center for single men.


Last years 13th Annual Shamrock Run & Walk was a huge success which was evidenced by the committee presenting a check for $14,000 to the shelter and hosting over 2700 athletes.  Not only was it a great fundraising event for the shelter it helped raise awareness within the community of the good work being done for those less fortunate.  Since the race inception in 2003 the event has raised over $125K for the shelter.

Other Gifts

We are pleased to offer again this year a $1000 grant to The Cove...A Center for Grieving Children.  The Cove provides family and school-based programs utilizing the peer support group concept for helping children, teens and families work with their unresolved grief due to the death of someone significant in their lives and other traumatic losses. The Cove also provides professional development and training for adults working with children and teens.

Smaller contributions will be made to charitable organizations through out the greater Bristol area from proceeds raised from this event

An Irish Blessing

May you be poor in misfortune,
rich in blessings,
slow to make enemies,
quick to make friends,
but rich or poor,
quick or slow,
may you know nothing but happiness
from this day forward.

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