Thinking of getting out for a Top ‘O The Morning St. Patrick’s Day walk or run? Bring the kids and head to walk, run or cheer at one of these family fun events!

JJ Mahoney’s St. Patrick’s Day Run
Saturday, March 10
8932 161st Ave NE
Redmond, WA 98052

The 5K Sammamish Trail event is open to walkers as well as runners. Prizes will be awarded for most creative costume, and the $20 entry fee includes a T-shirt, drinks and a donation to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Register online.

The F5 Seattle St. Patrick’s Day Dash
Saturday, March 17
Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109

A nearly 4 mile jaunt from Seattle Center to the Aurora Bridge and back to celebrate the arrival of Spring, and the Irish in us all!
The F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash is more than just a road race, it’s a family tradition that attracts generations of fitness enthusiasts, costumed crazies, and more than 15,000 of your closest Irish friends.

In its 28th year, Seattle’s St. Patrick’s Day Dash partners with a the Detlef Schrempf Foundation to raise money and awareness for Northwest Children’s Charities. The Detlef Schrempf Foundation is honored to direct net proceeds of the Dash to Seattle Children’s Autism Center and Camp Fire USA, Puget Sound Council, Rise ‘n Shine, the Healing Center. Kids age 10 and under can participate in a half mile Dash beginning at 8:00am from the Start Line (3rd & Mercer), Finishing at 5th & Harrison, and continuing right into The Children’s Museum. Parents are encouraged to run along too, if they can keep up! Register online.

First-Ever Kirkland 5K Race & Family Fun Shamrock Run
Saturday, March 17
223 Kirkland Avenue
Kirkland, WA

Come join other aficionados of leprechaun culture by donning green and taking to the streets with the Kirkland Shamrock Run presented by Lake Washington Physical Therapy. Enjoy a post-race pint at Wilde Rover and maybe win a prize from one of our fantastic sponsors! Walkers, strollers and dogs on leashes welcome! Register online.

3rd Annual St. Patty’s Day Dash
Saturday, March 17
Samena Swim & Recreation Club
15231 Lake Hills Blvd.
Bellevue, WA 98007

It’s Samena’s 3rd Annual St. Patty’s Day Dash in Bellevue’s Lake Hills. This community event is a great way to beat the crowds of the Seattle Dash and get some exercise with your neighbors, family, and friends. A 5K course has been mapped out on the trails surrounding the Lake Hills area. New this year: A special 1K kid’s course for the younger runners!

Dress up and show your Irish spirit! Awards are given out for most spirited and other fun categories. The overall 5K winner receives a Grand Prize! Lucky the Samena Leprechaun will make a surprise appearance and loves to have his picture taken! Snacks and drinks are provided after the race. Souvenir T-shirts are included in the cost and will be available for pick up 2 weeks post-race. Register online.

Bud Light St. Paddy’s Day Run Tacoma
Saturday, March 17
Paddy Coyne’s Irish Pub
815 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402

Run along the Tacoma Waterfront on the 4th Annual Bud Light St. Paddy’s Day Run & Walk 5. The new course starts at Paddy Coyne’s Irish Pub. Runners and Walkers welcome. The USATF 5K course is closed to traffic and walkers & strollers are welcome! Be GREEN and bring the family out for Fun and Fitness! Plus a 1K run for kids 12 and under. Register online.


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