St Paddy's 8K Presented by celito

Raleigh, NC

Celebrate St Paddy's Day early at the St Paddy's 8K at Raleigh Beer Garden.



The nOg Run Club invites you to join us for the 9th annual running of the St. Paddy’s 8K Presented by celito!

Don your best kilt for a morning of running and fun in downtown Raleigh.  After the run, celebrate in the outdoor space behind the Raleigh Beer Garden with live Irish music, food, and the first beer is free to all runners of the 8K! 

8K includes a poyblend shirt, craft beer, and finishers medal:
  • $30 through 1/9/17
  • $33 through 2/13/17
  • $36 through 3/22/17
  • $40 at 3/23/27 through race morning

Virtual 8K includes shirt, craft beer, and finishers medal
  • $25 (Pick up shirt/medal at packet pickup on March 23 or March 24)
  • $30 (Mail shirt/medal on March 27th)

What is a Virtual 8K? 
If you can't make it on race day but don't want to miss out on our awesome shirt, medal, and supporting our charities, register as a virtual runner!  You run the 8K when and where it fits your schedule.  Please note, if you plan to run on March 25th and register as a virtual runner, you must pay the registration difference at Thursday or Friday packet pickup to upgrade your registration.  ALL runners must be wearing a race bib.

2017 St. Paddy's 8K Course


FREE Kids Run

We even have FREE entertainment for the children!  The 150 meter kids run will start at 10:45.

All children will receive a medal after crossing the finish line.

Along with the live music, this is a perfect way to keep your little ones entertained during the 8K.

Packet Pickup

  • Thursday, March 23rd- Fleet Feet Raleigh (Ridgewood) from 4-7pm
  • Friday, March 24th- Raleigh Beer Garden from 4-7:30pm
  • Saturday, March 25th- Raleigh Beer Garden from 9-10:15am

After Party

This is not your every day race.  We will have LIVE music! 

Bands include:

Wake & District Pipe Band and 9 Times Around

Sorry, refunds will not be issued.  100% of the proceeds from the St. Paddy's 8K will be donated to charity.

Due to our liability insurance, dogs are NOT allowed on the course.  We do allow strollers but we ask you to start towards the back.

When & Where

Mar 25, 2017


10:30 AM

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