OLOL Leprechaun Lope

By admin The Hibernian Blog • March 13, 2017


Join us and register for the 28th Annual Leprechaun Lope benefitting Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School. Run! Walk! Dress in Green! The famed Leprechaun Lope has many division winners, including best Irish costume, and the fastest centipede – 4 runners linked together by a common costume. 10K and 5K timed by RunSum. Watch for real leprechauns along the course! Pre-registered runners receive a tech shirt.

Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017
Where: From the State Capitol (350 North State Street) to Memory Grove
What: 10K/5K Race (timed by RunSum), 2-mile fun run; U.S. Track and Field Certified Courses
Time: 10K starts at 8:30 a.m., 5K starts at 8:35 a.m., 2 mile fun run starts at 8:40 a.m.
Cost: $15 for kids 14 and under, $25 for adults; $35 for everyone after March 7 and shirt not guaranteed. After the race, join in the fun at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade at The Gateway.
Top female and male runners on the 10K and 5K will each receive a free $50 Gift Certificate from the 4th South Ace Hardware. Best Costume and the fastest 10K and 5K Centipedes will receive a dozen of the Best Cookies in the World from Paradise Bakery and Café. Race Packet Pick-Up (must be registered before March 8): March 16 and 17 from 4-8 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School (1065 E 700 S)
Race Course Details: All races start at the State Capitol and finish in Memory Grove. The 10K course proceeds up City Creek Canyon about two miles then circles back. The 5K course proceeds up Bonneville Blvd and circles back. Runner drop off spot is the intersection of East Capitol Street and Hillside Blvd.