Join United Way for the 10th annual Downtown Oala, St. Paddy's Day 5K Run/Walk! The race is chip timed with an 8am gun start.
Proceeds support the United Way of Marion County's work towards community health and wellness. Hosted by Youth United Way, a program for H.S. juniors & seniors seeking ways to expand their leadership qualities while contributing to their community through volunteering , fundraising & advocatinng for issues championed by the United Way.
Earn This Lucky POT OF GOLD Bling!
This medal celebrates our race's 10th Anniversary. The 1st 400 fastest participants to chase the leprechaun over the rainbow will earn this Pot Of Gold Speed Award when they cross the Finish Line. This bling is a prize for speed & not a Finisher Medal.
Early packet pick-up is held at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala, 2275 SW 22nd Lane, Ocala, on Friday, March 6, 2020 from 9am-6pm and then again on race day at Citizen's Circle, Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 630am-745am.
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We are proud to be Race #9 in the Big Hammock Race Series! The Big Hammock Race Series [BHRS] is fitness challenge for all ages and skill levels comprised of races that we’ve grouped into “Challenges". Simply run or walk the required races in your chosen challenge(s) by crossing the finish line at your own unique pace. You’ll enjoy lots of swag, fun and encouragement from 500+ BHRS peeps as you work towards completing your chosen challenge. Our goal is to make moving your body fun by tantalizing you with awesome must have awards! Plus, the BHRS is a 501c3 nonprofit & your participation helps to raise awareness & dollars for the charitable causes at each race!
St Paddy's Day 5K is the 4th Super Race in the Big Hammock Race Series! Move one step closer to earning incredible bling and huge points by participating in our race! The Big Hammock Race Series is a 10 race series throughout North and Central Florida that allows runners/walkers of all levels to earn prizes and perks as they work to complete their fitness challenge. The year long series gives participants the ability to challenge themselves by acquiring points based on their race finish &/or simply complete each race at their own pace to achieve series prizes. There are 4 Super Races in the series. Check out the awesome perks of joining the series at BigHammockRaceSeries.com today!