On March 17, 2013, St. Patrick's Day, Athlete in You welcomes you to downtown Sparks on Victorian Avenue to show your Irish spirit by running in the Sparks Shamrock Shuffle. The Sparks Shamrock Shuffle will be a 5k fun run for runners of all levels and with a start and finish near Great Basin Brewery.
Wear your best Leprechaun outfit, paint yourself green, or just show off the "Irish" in you on a festive run through downtown Sparks and side streets that will be closed to traffic.
The Sparks Shamrock Shuffle will be held at 1pm, which will give everyone plenty of time to stay downtown and enjoy a beer or root beer for kids. Showing your St. Patrick's Day spirit is highly encouraged!
Course will be professionally timed for the competitive runner, or for those looking to guage their current running fitness. However, runners and fitness enthusiasts of all levels are encourged to show up and have a good time. No pet's on the run course!