St. Patrick’s Runs + Parades {In + Around Detroit}



Get your beads, lace up your Nikes, and get some crazy St. Patty’s gear. Think green and gold everything. Here are your local fun runs and marathon’s. There are even a few for the little runners in your family. Maybe there is even that pot’ o’ gold at the end of the finish line, or perhaps a green beer! If a brisk jog isn’t your thing there are also a few parades you and the family won’t want to miss out on.

March 10:

St. Patrick’s Day Dash & Parade in Downtown Royal Oak

5k Run/Walk $40

Lucky Leprechaun 1/4mile kids run $15

Start and Finish race on 5th street in front of O’Tooles.

Be sure to hang out after the race and watch the parade with the family!


March 11:

Shamrocks and Shennanigans in Downtown Ann Arbor

Kid’s Kilometer: 9:30AM $20

5K Run/Walk: 10:00AM $39

Start line: On Main St. near Liberty.

Finish line: Behind Conor O’Neill’s


St. Patrick’s Parade Corktown Races

Emerald Mile – $20

5K – $35

Dublin Double (1 Mile & 5K) – $45

¼ mile Kids Run 9:30am $15

Be sure to stay, or show up after the run, and watch the Parade. The parade starts at 12:30pm at 6th and Michigan Ave and continues down to 14th St.


March 17:

Lucky Leprechaun Race, Utica, MI

5K Run or Walk 10:30am: $40 (+ $3.95 reg. fee)

Green Mile run or walk 10:30am: $30 (+ $2.95 reg fee)

The race begins at Aurburn Road and Brunnel and will go through the historic district of Utica. The race will end at the door of 45129 Cass.


March 18:

Shamrock Race, Plymouth, MI

Rainbow Mile 8:00am $25

5K: 8:30am $39 (after 02/10 $41)

Double Dash: 8:30am $52 (after 2/10 $54)

Start & Finish at Kellogg Park


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