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Rockford, Illinois

Rockford in 2019!

HERE WE COME!  Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 1:00pm.

 

Personalized Bibs

If you register before late February, you can personalize your bib. After the deadline, you can personalize your  bib at the venue if you wish. We’ll have Sharpies available for that purpose.

Race Perks

Each participant will receive a T-Shirt, Beer Glass and a Finisher’s Medal.​

Race Day Staging Area

(2018 information) FREE Parking will be allowed on site at the main Speedway Parking Lot, 9572 Forest Hills Road, Loves Park, IL.  Our Start/Finish corral is located beside the Speedway Track and participants do a loop around the track on the way out and again before finishing!

Race Day Route

(2018 route shown. Subject to change for 2019)

Race Information

Race day scheduled Sat. March 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm.

Packet Pick-up: We will announce packet pick-up location(s) as we get closer to the date of the event.

This event is not timed.  We do post a race clock so participants can see their times, but if you are looking to set a PR this is not the race for you.  However, over 90% of our participants do set a PRBR (Personal Best Beer Run) so come join us and set a new record!

This event is for runners and walkers over the age of 21.

All participants are required to read and sign the event waiver form.

It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear, see, sense, and detect present or potential hazards and dangers.

This race does include some stairs.  For that reason no dogs or strollers are allowed.  Please use extreme caution when going up or down stairs.

The event will start rain or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning or other dangerous conditions.

FAQ

Am I registered?  You can check by logging into RunSignUp.com/profile, 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?  Will publish dates and time in 2019

Can I change my bib name? Yes, until February 28.  Log into RunSignUp.com/profile, 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.

Can I change my shirt size or upgrade to a tech?.  Yes, until March 1.  Log into RunSignUp.com/profile, click on My Registered Races (lower left-hand side).
Click on Manage Registration (middle of page)
Click on Giveaway, then select the new size/style 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 noon on race day.

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

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 RunSignUp.com/profile, 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 a $5 charge for this. If you have trouble, email chicago@shamrockbeerrun.com for assistance.

Where should I park? There will be ample parking at the venue site.

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?  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.

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

Can I switch from Spectator or DD to Beer Drinker (or vice versa)?  Yes. Log into RunSignUp.com/profile, 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
Click the second box (Select an Event) and choose the one you want.

Do spectators get shirts and pint glasses? No, they do not.  Space is a limited, so we charge for spectators as that’s one less runner we can have.  Consider volunteering to pour beer- it’s free and you’ll get a shirt!

If you have another question, please Email rockford@shamrockbeerrun.com

Additional Charity Partners Coming Soon!  If you are with a charitable organization and would like to get involved with this event, please email  rockford@shamrockbeerrun.com for more info.

Charities We Support

Shamrock Beer Run is a fun event that celebrates St. Patrick's Day and all that is Irish. But we're not without our serious side. Shamrock Beer Run and its parent organizations, Fun Races and Midwest Event Management believe in philanthropy and giving a portion of our proceeds to valued organizations.

Below are our charity partners for the 2017 Shamrock Beer Run. We encourage you to visit their website to learn more about the organization. We also have an opportunity for additional fundraising for these fantastic organizations through the event registration page!

Nikolas Ritschell Foundation is enriching the lives of young adults fighting cancer by providing their families happy memories filled with laughter and smiles. Meet Carter and join us to Take 1 Step for Help.

Meet Carter