2012 Shamrock Run ready to roll

2012 Shamrock Run ready to roll

2012 Shamrock Run ready to roll

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by Frank Mungeam

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Posted on January 25, 2012 at 11:10 AM

Updated Friday, Mar 16 at 3:50 PM

PORTLAND – More than 30,000 participants were expected for the 34th annual Portland Shamrock Run, scheduled for Sunday, March 18, 2012.

The race includes five different events, starting with 15K challenge at 7:45 a.m. An 8K race follows at 8:15. The 1K "Leprechaun Lap" for kids starts at 8:45 and the 5K run starts at 9:20.

There is also a “Shamrock Stride” — for walkers only — beginning at 9:35.

All events start at the corner of SW Naito Parkway and SW Pine Street.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Doernbecher Children's Hospital Foundation.

The Shamrock run is the second-largest running event in Portland, after the Komen Race for the Cure.

Event Info / Register: www.shamrockrunportland.com

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