Though it has been an unusual summer, we are happy to announce a RESCHEDULED race for the IrishFest 5k. This years event will look different than in years past, but we are excited at what we have to offer. In trying to keep the experience in line with our past events, we are teaming up with Hayden High School and their Rock the Lot event. For Packet Pickup information go HERE for new Race Map go HERE.
Date - Saturday October 3rd Location - Kanza Park cross country course (300 Oakley Ave) Race Start - 4:30 pm Awards Ceremony - 5:30 pm @ Kanza Park
ROCK THE LOT
Location - Hayden High School (401 SW Gage Blvd) Gates Open - 5:30 pm Bands Play 6-10 pm (Chance Encounter & Vandalynn Cross) Admission - Complimentary with IF5k bib, $5 for non-participants Food - Various meals available for purchase Drinks - (1) complimentary beverage with race drink ticket at the Irish Fest Corner
NEW RACE PROCEDURES (COVID STYLE)
- Each participant will need to sign a COVID waiver - Each participant will be required to wear a mask to start the race, masks can be removed after the race starts. - Runners will start in waves according to expected finish times (<20 min, 20-25 min, 25-30 min, etc.) - Finish times and awards will be handed out based on Chip to Chip times (when your chip crosses the line) - Each participant will be required to wear a mask upon completion of the race - There will be NO Leprechaun Leap
*This event is subject to State of Kansas and Shawnee County guidelines and approval.
The 8th Annual Mater Dei IrishFest 5K Fun Run and Walk.
If you would like to view results from years past, visit the Race/Results page.
You can view photos from this year and years past below.