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Come join the fun and be part of the  2nd Annual Shamrock Shuffle 5k benefiting Southern Appalachian Ronald McDonald House on March 19, 2022 with a 5:30 p.m. start time.  This is a great way to celebrate St. Patty’s Day! Regardless of whether you run, jog, walk or simply shuffle your way to the finish line, we encourage you to join us.

Start/Finish location: 

TBA

Packet Pickup and parking:

March 18 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. DRIVE THRU PICKUP ONLY at Ronald McDonald House (418 N State of Franklin Rd)

March 19 at 3 p.m. TBA

Awards:

Awards for both men and women include: Top 3 overall, Top Male & Female Masters, Top Male & Female GrandMasters, Age Groups (9 & Under, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Older)

Virtual Race Option: We recommend the virtual option for those runners who want to keep socially distant or have scheduling conflicts. This is a great way to still participate!

Virtual

Registration Information

Pricing

$25 Early bird special (now through February 5)

$30 per entrant (February 6 through March 17)

$35 Late registration (Packet Pickup on March 18-19)

18 years & under

$20 Early bird special (now through February 5)

$25 per entrant (February 6 through March 17)

$30 Late registration (Packet Pickup on March 18-19)

Deadline for guaranteed shirt and shirt-size is March 5, 2022

 

Ronald McDonald House Southern Appalachian has a no refund policy due to the pre-ordering of event shirts, medals, bibs, etc. We understand that emergencies or last minute schedule changes do occur, therefore, to better accommodate you, we have some other options instead.

  • You can have someone pick up your packet for you
  • You can transfer your entry to someone else
  • You can switch to the virtual option and turn in your virtual race time at a later time, and still receive the shirt and medal.

Please email info@thegoosechase.org for more information.

 Course & Parking Information

COURSE MAP COMING SOON

Volunteers Needed!

Injury? Not prepared to run or shuffle? Still want to be involved? Need community service or volunteer hours? This is a great event to be involved with. We are needing approximately 50 energetic individuals to assist us with packet pickup, course marshaling, water station and with post race activities and clean up. If you are available, we would love to have you. Make the most of your experience with us and dress in your best leprechaun attire. The runners will love seeing you on the course!

SPONSORS

If you are interested in supporting the Ronald McDonald House Southern Appalachian, please email Tina Ison at tina@rmhsa.org.

Special Guest performance from….

Appalachian Irish Dance Company

Founded in 2021 in Northeast Tennessee.  Currently offering classes in Elizabethton, Tennessee at Watts Dance Studio. Classes are available for ages 5 to adult and dancers are also available for performances.  Director and instructor Kimberly Mullenix has been teaching for over 20 years in Boston, Charleston, Savannah, and Jacksonville. The performance based school focuses on the traditional dances of Ireland, it’s history, and culture.

For more information, visit their website at www.appirishdance.com or contact Kimberly at appirishdanceco@gmail.com

Past Shufflers

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