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Louisville, KY

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Louisville Event for 2020

We will celebrate St Patrick’s Day on March 21, 2020 at Waterfront Park.  Come dressed in green!

Waterfront Park
129 River Rd
Louisville, KY US 40202

Included with your registration is a tasting of Truly, on top of all of the beer! (You get 5 samples along the 5K, and a pint, plus Truly).

Hey, are you ready to party? The 2020 event will feature music! It’s going to be a BrewFest!

**Just want to drink but not do a 5K? Sign up for the Spectator/BrewFest. It includes a pint of beer & Truly tasting!

This year, everyone is a VIP! We have more tables, more chairs, and heaters if Mother Nature doesn’t play nicely.

Set your destination for Waterfront Park in Louisville on March 21 where the beer starts flowing at noon, the race begins at 2:00 pm and the party’s on until 5:00pm. Hope to see you there!

This is a 21+ event only.  No strollers, no kids, no one under 21 admitted.

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Race Day Staging Area

A diagram of our staging area will be posted when plans have been finalized.

Suggested parking areas will also be posted once we have everything put together.

You should plan to arrive early since the check-in area can get congested as we get closer to starting time. Also note that due to city ordinance, alcoholic beverages in open containers must not leave our cordoned off area.

Be sure to bring a valid ID to prove your age.  You must be 21 and over to attend and participate in this event.

Race Day Route

Below is a diagram of the 2019 Shamrock Beer Run route.  The 2020 route will be announced in the near future.


Am I registered?  You can check by logging into, then clicking on My Registered Races (lower left-hand side).

Is the event walker friendly?  Absolutely!  More than half the participants walk the course.

When and where is Packet Pickup? We will announce detailed packet pick-up locations, dates and times as we get closer to the event date.

Want to come and hang out with us?  We can use some volunteers to help out.  Beer is on us! Register to volunteer at  if you would like to help out.

Can I change my bib name? Yes, until February 20.  Log into, click on My Registered Races (lower left-hand side).
Click on Manage Registration (middle of page)
Click on Questions (Left Hand Side) then type in the bib name you’d like.

When do I get my shirt?  You get your shirt and pint glass at Packet Pickup or when you Check-In race day.

Can we get our stuff race day?  Yes, we will open Check in at 12:00pm on race day.

Can I pick up my friends’ stuff? Yes, you just need their ID.

What do BrewFest only entries get?  They receive one beer and a taste of Truly.  No pint glass, no shirt, and no medal.

I can’t make the race, what are my options?  You have two choices so you don’t just eat the money.
1. Come to Packet Pickup and get your stuff.  You won’t get the beer, but you can have a shirt, pint glass and medal.
2. Sell or give away your registration.  You need to  Log into, click on My Registered Races (lower left-hand side).
Click on Manage Registration (middle of page)  Click the Transfer to Another Runner tab (left-hand side), then enter the new runner’s name and email. There is no charge if you do it yourself online.  If you require our help, we charge $10.00.

Where should I park? Great question – we’ll try to pull together some suggestions as soon as we can.

Can I push a stroller?  No.  This event is 21+ only.  Insurance and the State require that no one under 21 be admitted.  There is a lot of beer here.

Can my kids come, even if they don’t run?   Only if they are over 21 years old.  Otherwise, no.

Do you offer gluten-free beer?  Sorry, no we don’t.

Can I switch from Brewfest Entry to the 5K Beer Drinker?  Yes. Log into, click on My Registered Races (lower left-hand side).
Click on Manage Registration (middle of page)
Click the Transfer Event tab on the left
Click the Start Transfer and make your selection.

If you have another question, please email