The process has begun to make the 6th Annual Mater Dei Irish Fest 5k Fun Run and Walk the biggest yet! Our event will be on Saint Patricks Day, March 17th at 9 am. Come join us for what is going to be one of the largest celebrations of the year. This years event will include the race around downtown, the Mater Dei Irish Festival with authentic Irish foods, beverages, music, and many kids activities. Other events hosted downtown that day are the Irish Sing-Along at 8 am, Great Topeka Bed Race at 10 am, and the St. Patrick's Day Parade at 12 pm.
Register early for the best price! Team discounts are available.
We had a great time out in the snow last year and are very thankful to everyone who made this happen. Thanks to the race commitee, course volunteers, Topeka Police, and most of all the runners themselves.
If you would like to view results or photos from years past, Results/Photos page.