Running of the Leprechauns IV 5k benefitting Boston Childrens Hospital

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  • 03.12.2017 @ 11:00 AM
  • MEDFORD, Massachusetts
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RUNNING OF THE LEPRECHAUNS 5k Benefitting Boston Children\'s Hospital
PRICE INCREASES TO $36 ON MARCH 1ST AND $40 ON RACE DAY (check or cash only)

Over $50,000 has been raised for Boston Children's Hospital in the first 3 years of this event- help us shatter the ceiling at this year's event!! Tell everyone you know!

The 4th Annual "RUNNING of the Leprechauns 5K" benefitting Boston Childrens Hospital is a Rolling Party- Pre-Race DJ, Bagpiper & Fiddler on route, lively St. Patricks Day Party to follow- Beef Stew, Irish bread, libations, Goulding Irish Dancers & Irish Band. 5k Race/Walk/Party in Medford.

COSTUMES ENCOURAGED!!!
All runners registered by February 14, 2017 will receive a Long Sleeve Race shirt, Finishers Medal and Swag!! First 200 to register will get some Boston Childrens Hospital bling!

The Running of the Leprechauns 5K is a chip-timed event for ALL (walkers too) participants; the chip will be on the back of your race number.

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SUPPORT THIS EVENT WITH A DONATION TO BOSTON CHILDRENS HOSPITAL AT
http://fundraise.childrenshospital.org/goto/leprechauns4
TEAM CAPTAIN PERKS:
We’ll also have prizes for the captains of the three largest teams.
Largest team designates which part of the hospital 1/3 of next years proceeds will benefit.
AWARDS
Best Costume (judged by the race directors) $100 Cash & Medal to Top Male & Top Female Overall. Age group awards Medal for: 14 & under, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 60+. Overall awards are based on gun time; age group awards are based on chip time.
Biggest Team. WILL DESIGNATE WHAT PART OF THE HOSPITAL 1/3 OF NEXT YEARS PROCEEDS WILL GO TO!!

Highest Fundraisers. Best Costume!
Custom event Medal for every participant as they cross the finish line.
Trophies/medals can be claimed at the awards ceremony.

VOLUNTEERS REGISTER HERE: http://racewire.com/volunteer.php?id=6832
SCHEDULE
8:30 am -10:30 am On site Registration- CASH OR CHECK ONLY ON SITE.

10:15am- Our Party in the streets begins with pre-race warm up & stretch with Medford\'s ZUMBA Queen Nancy Palladino- come on out and strut your costume!

11:00am SHARP – 4th Annual Running of the Leprechauns 5k run begins!

11:30-3pm – St. Patrick's Day after-party- Hot Beef Stew, fresh Irish Bread, libations and lively entertainment by Irish Band and GOULDING Irish Dancers!

12:15 pm awards presentation inside.
ROUTE
American Legion- to High Street- into Medford Square crosses to Riverside Avenue- right on Freedom way- loop Andrews School left on Freedom Way and straight back into the square and up to finish line at American Legion- 321 Winthrop Street
PARKING
Parking is free on Sundays and is available in numerous lots around Medford Square. DO NOT PARK IN FRONT OF THE LEGION.
PACKET PICKUP
Early packet pickup events will happen for those that are registered by MARCH 1st. The location is Cosmopolitan Real Estate 23 Salem Street, Medford.
Dates and times TBA
SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION
Sponsorship opportunities are available and we rely on your support to help us fill a pot of gold for Boston Childrens Hospital! Please email kellycatallo@gmail.com.
POSTPONEMENT, CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY:
You may transfer your registration but there are no refunds. In the event of inclement weather, the event may be postponed to another date. No refunds will be issued due to conflicts with the postponement date. If RACE must cancel the event due to circumstances beyond our control, or change location no refunds will be issued. Please remember, all proceeds go to charity.
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Team Registration Style
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In order to participate in the running of the 4th Annual Running of the Leprechauns, I hereby certify that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained for competition in this event, and my physical condition has been verified by a licensed physician. In consideration of accepting my application to participate in the 2017 the Running of the Leprechauns (the “Event”), I agree to assume all responsibility for any and all risk of damage or injury that may occur to me as a participant, and I hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors, personal representative, and administrators release, waive, and discharge any and all rights, claims, causes of action and damages I may have, present or future, whether arising out of, or incident to, my participation in the Event, against the Foundation of Friends, Cosmopolitan Real Estate and against the sponsors of the Event, the venue American Legion and the City of Medford. I also hereby grant permission to any of the foregoing to use any photographs, videotapes, motion pictures, recording or any other record of my participation in this event for any purpose. I understand that entry fees are non-refundable.