Join United Way for the 8th annual St Paddy’s Day 5K Run/Walk in downtown Ocala to benefit the United Way of Marion County’s work in health and wellness.
Hosted by Youth United Way, the organization’s high school program for juniors and seniors who are looking for ways to expand their leadership qualities while contributing to their community through volunteering, fundraising and advocating for issues important to the United Way.Race Route:
The 5K route begins and ends at Ocala's Citizen Circle located downtown and proceeds through the downtown Historic District. The course is 100% asphalt with water provided at 1.5 miles and the finish line. A Course Map can be found at www.uwmc.org or on the right side of this page under course route.
Awards & Prizes:
Door prizes can be won by all with awards given to both Male and Females in the below categories:
- Overall Open (0-39) winner
- Overall Masters (40+) winner
- Age Divisions (1st, 2nd, 3rd) 9 and under, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15, 16-17, 18-20, 21-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Early packet pick-up is held at United Way of Marion County located at 1401 NE 2nd St, Ocala on Friday, March 16 from 9am-6pm and then again on race day Saturday, March 17 starting at 6:30am until 7:45am, with race day sign-up for $35.
You've going to love this year's "Celtic Green" shirt, made of a lightweight and soft blend (60% cotton & 40% polyester) fabric. Choose the Ladies "v-neck" or gents "crew-neck" selection. Register now as your shirt size selection is only guaranteed when you register by February 2, 2018. After that date, your shirt will be the closest available size.
Wear your best green & show your Irish spirit for the "Luck of the Irish" costume contest. The best costume wins a prize!