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Leprechauns on the run

3.16-Shiver Me Shamrocks-By Robin AlbertiSaturday, March 16, 1 p.m.—RUTLAND—Kick off St. Patrick’s Day weekend by running or walking in the sixth annual Shiver Me Shamrocks St. Patty’s Day 5K Run/Walk on March 16, at 1p.m. to benefit Come Alive Outside.

The first 250 registered runners/walkers will receive a free nordic hat. Every registered runner and walker will receive a drink ticket to be used at Hop n’ Moose on Center Street during the after party.

Race day registration is $40 and will be available at the Heritage Family Credit Union West Street branch in Rutland at noon on the day of the event.

Kids will begin the day with the free Leprechaun Leap Fun Run down Center Street at 1 p.m. There will be prizes for best costume.

Race prizes for overall first place men and women and first place in each age group for both men and women will be announced at the after party at Hop n’ Moose. Men’s, Women’s and Kids’ Best Costume will also be awarded at the after party, so be sure to wear green.

After the run, get hydrated and stay for the post-race party at The Hop’n Moose on Center Street. There will be music, drink and food specials and lots of fun. Even if you aren’t running or walking plan to stop down and celebrate.

No dogs will be allowed on the race course. Strollers are highly discouraged due to the poor road and sidewalk conditions this time of year. To register, visit

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