Two Weeks to Boston

Author: Amy Marquez

Shamrock Series 5K

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Register today for the Shamrock Series 5K to get your Game Day going in Boston.

Join us for the 2nd Annual Shamrock Series 5K when the Irish head to Boston to take on Boston College at Fenway Park! Get your Game Day going with a running start before enjoying the rest of the pregame festivities!

Runners will enjoy a scenic downtown Boston course, beginning and ending at the iconic Boston Common, where each runner will be presented with a finisher’s medal! Registration is limited to 3,000 participants

Event net proceeds from the Shamrock Series 5k will benefit graduate student research and teaching at the University of Notre Dame, and the raceway will feature banners depicting their dynamic work, from chemistry to painting, rocket science to ancient history.

The race kicks off at 8:00 AM on Saturday, November 21st in Downtown Boston at Boston Common (Charles St, Boston, MA 02115). Online registration is OPEN

Can’t run, but want to be a part of the race? Register to volunteer here.


•UNDER ARMOUR Shamrock Series 5K race t-shirt
•UNDER ARMOUR water bottle
•Scenic downtown Boston course beginning and ending in Boston Common
•Finisher’s medal
•Awards from Under Armour for top overall and age group finishers
•Post-race hydration and snacks provided by Gatorade
•Bib timing

Please visit the Shamrock Series website for more information on all weekend events in Boston.

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
• Registration is limited to 3,000 participants

Shamrock Series FanFest – Brookline Parking Lot

12:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Admission is FREE and open the the public!


Join us for entertainment, food, drinks, and more!!

Feature musical performances by Barleyjuice, beginning at 3:00 PM Playing a mix of Celtic, Irish rock, and British invasion genres.

The afternoon will include Fighting Irish Media original programming, highlight videos, and interviews.

Special Guests: Allen Pinkett, Paul Kelly Sr., Paqui Kelly and Notre Dame football players.

Notre Dame Marching Band concert will close out Notre Dame FanFest at performing at 5:50 PM.

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