Shamrock Series 5k

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The Irish are heading to Indy and getting Game Day going with a running start!


Join us for the inaugural Shamrock Series 5k when the Irish head to Indianapolis to take on Purdue! Get your Game Day going with a running start before enjoying the rest of the pregame festivities!

Runners will enjoy a scenic run through downtown Indianapolis, entertainment from ND spirit groups, and a finish line celebration at Pan Am Plaza with the Notre Dame cheerleaders where each runner will be presented with a finisher’s medal!

The race will benefit Graduate Student Fellowships at the University of Notre Dame, which enable graduate students to pursue research and course work in their field of study.

The race kicks off at 8:00 AM on Saturday, September 13th in Downtown Indianapolis in front of Bankers Life Fieldhouse (125 S. Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204). Onsite registration opens at 6:30 AM.

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•UNDER ARMOUR Shamrock Series 5k race t-shirt
•Scenic downtown Indianapolis course (Indiana War Memorial, Monument Circle, Lucas Oil Stadium)
•Entertainment along route from ND spirit groups and others!
•Finisher’s medal
•Awards from Under Armour for top overall and age group finishers
•Post-race hydration and snacks
•IPICO bib timing

Packet Pick-up
•Friday from 12:00-7:00 PM at City Market (222 E. Market Street)
•Saturday morning from 6:30-7:45 AM at Bankers Life Fieldhouse
All runners must complete a waiver before they can pick-up their bib, race bag, and shirt. If you are picking up race items for another runner, please bring a waiver completed by him/her to packet pick-up.
Printable waivers: Adult Minor

•$25 though end of August
•$30 through September 11th
•$35 onsite (Opens at 6:30 AM on September 13th at Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
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Have questions? Please email and the Game Day Operations staff will be happy to provide you with the information you need!

Please note:
• Strollers are not permitted on the Shamrock Series 5k course
• Under Armour Shamrock Series 5k race t-shirts are guaranteed to the first 1,500 runners
• Shamrock Series 5k finishers’ medals are guaranteed for first 1,000 finishers
• All runners must start by 8:05 a.m. and cross finish line by 9:00 a.m.

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