Saturday, March 12 at 1 p.m. — RUTLAND — Join Heritage Family Credit Union for the third annual Shiver Me Shamrocks St. Patty’s 5K Fun Run/Walk on March 12 to benefit the Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum in Rutland. You might not get a pot o’ gold, but you may work off a pot belly! Back for 2016 is the free Leprechaun Leap Fun Run for kids down Center Street at 1 p.m., with prizes for best costume.
The first 200 runners to sign up by March 1 get a long sleeve shirt. After the race join fellow runners and walkers to share in a little St. Patty’s celebration at the Hop’n Moose for an after party. Race entry includes a complimentary draft beer or non-alcoholic beverage of choice. There will be raffle drawings, music, drink and food specials and lots of fun. There are race prizes for first place men and women, as well as men’s and women’s best costume awards at the after party. Plan to stop down and celebrate.
Early sign up is a $30 donation, and runs through March 11. After March 11, the donation is $35. Visit www.hfcuvt.com to register, or visit Facebook at facebook.com/shivermeshamrocks and click sign up.
Race day registration opens at noon at Heritage Family Credit Union’s parking lot on 50 West Street, in Rutland and the race begins at 1 p.m.