Shamrock Series 5K

Author: Amy Marquez

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Join Notre Dame Game Day before the Irish take the field at The Alamodome to run the streets of historic downtown San Antonio!

The third annual Shamrock Series 5K, will take place at 7:30 a.m. CT on Saturday, November 12th prior to Notre Dame's matchup against Army. Runners will enjoy a scenic course, beginning and ending at the Mayor Maury Maverick Plaza in La Villita Historic Arts Village. Registration is limited to 2,000 participants.

All runners will receive a limited edition Under Armour Shamrock Series 5K race shirt and a commemorative finisher's medal. Awards will be presented to the top two overall finishers and age division winners.

This year, Notre Dame is proud to partner with Iniquez Athletic Advertising & Promotions (IAAP), San Antonio's premiere race production and management company. 


  • $35 through November 10, 2016 - *Midnight Online (Onsite Registration available at packet pickup - CASH ONLY)
  • $35 November 11 - (On site at packet pickup location - CASH ONLY) 
  • $40 Race Day 6:30 - 7:15 a.m. (CASH ONLY)

*Online registration will close at 12:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, November 10th.

Active or Veteran Military members please email to receive a coupon code for a discount on your registration.

Event net proceeds from the Shamrock Series 5K will go to fellowships and support for active-duty and veteran graduate students at The University of Notre Dame.

Shamrock Series 5K begins at 7:30 a.m. CT and the course will close at 9:30 a.m. Any remaining participants will be invited to conclude their 5K on the sidewalks following the same route.  

Event details and schedule:

It is strongly encouraged to visit the YMCA Tripoint or Grand Hyatt for packet pick up as there is a limited time frame on Race Day.

Packet Pickup:

Thursday, November 10, 2016 ( $35 Onsite registration available - CASH ONLY)
12:00 - 6:00 p.m.

  • YMCA - Tripoint Location
    D.R. Semmes Family YMCA
    3233 N. St. Mary's
    San Antonio, TX 78212

Friday, November 11, 2016 ($35 Onsite registration available - CASH ONLY)
12:00- 8:00 p.m.

  • Grand Hyatt Hotel - Travis A
    600 E. Market Street
    San Antonio, TX 78205

Saturday, November 12, 2016 ($40 Onsite registration available - CASH ONLY)
6:30 - 7:15 a.m.

  • Maury Maverick Plaza in La Villita Historic Arts Village
    418 Villita Street
    San Antonio, TX 78205

The race will begin promptly at 7:30 a.m. CT on Nueva Street just south of the Main Entrance of Mayor Maury Maverick Plaza in La Villita Historic Arts Village, so please be sure to allow enough time to park and prepare for the race.

Within walking distance of Mayor Maury Maverick Plaza in La Villita Historic Arts Village:

  • Hotels in the surrounding downtown area
  • Street and garage parking

We encourage participants to leave any personal belongings at home or in their hotel room.  On race day, if you have items to leave in the designated baggage area, please use the race packet bag you recieved at packet pickup. 

The University of Notre Dame, IAAP or La Villita Historic Arts Village including Mayor Maury Maverick Plaza will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items.

See you in San Antonio for the Shamrock Series 5K!

Go Irish! 

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