Blue Diamond Almonds Shamrock'n Half Marathon, 5K, and Kids' Leprechaun Dash 1/2 Mile

March 12, 2016 (5K & Kids' Leprechaun Dash 1/2 Mile)
March 13, 2016 (Half Marathon)

Online registration for the 2016 race will open on November 2 at 10 am.

Enter the Shamrock'n T-Shirt Design Contest
and Win a $500 Fleet Feet Sports Gift Card! 
Get your creative juices flowing and have some fun designing the 2016 Blue Diamond Almonds Shamrock'n event shirt. We know you have ideas - now is your chance to share!   
The top five designs will receive free entry into the Blue Diamond Almonds Shamrock'n Half Marathon for 2016. If we fall in love with one of the designs and use it in its entirety, that lucky person will win a $500 Fleet Feet Sports gift card. 
Your design must include:
  1. The full event name: Blue Diamond Almonds Shamrock'n Half Marathon
  2. Location and year: Sacramento, CA 2016
  3. Designs can be hand-drawn or digital and must reflect the "Shamrock'n" theme so check out the website at
Submit your design to by Thursday, October 22nd for consideration. Any designs or drawings submitted become the sole property of Fleet Feet Sports Sacramento. 

Put on your kilt, grab your lucky 4-leaf clover and join us for the 12th Annual Blue Diamond Almonds Shamrock’n Half Marathon, 5K and Kids’ Leprechaun Dash ½ Mile on March 12-13, 2016. Over 10,000 of our closest friends will be joining us at Raley Field will you? Run the Tower Bridge, see the Capitol, enjoy 15 live bands on course, and run through the loud cheer station at Blue Diamond Almonds and finish on the field at Raley Field. The event will sell out so don’t press your luck, get in early. We have everything from costumed runners to elite athletes to free beer and much more.

Both the Blue Diamond Almonds Shamrock'n Half Marathon and 5K are sanctioned USA Track & Field events.


The team with most registered participants at event time win $500 donated to their favorite charity. So get out there and tell your friends to sign up and join your team.