The Madison Shamrock Shuffle 2019

Benefiting Boys & Girls Club of Dane County

The Madison Shamrock Shuffle is scheduled to run every year around St. Patrick’s Day, coordinating with The Madison St. Patrick’s Day Parade and other events celebrating this yearly ritual. Every year, The Madison Shamrock Shuffle raises thousands of dollars that benefits Boys & Girls Club of Dane Country. To date, you’ve helped raise over $250,000! Thank you to all past & future participants!

Date & Location

Date: Saturday, March 16th, 2019

Time: 8AM for 10k, 8:15AM for 5K

Location: the intersections of Frances St. and State St.


Registration for 2019 opens on September 1, 2018

Register HERE for 2019!

5K Run/Walk Cost

  • September 1 – October 31: $20
  • November 1 – December 31: $25
  • January 1, 2019 – March 15: $30
  • Day Of: $35 (registration closes at 7:30 AM)

10K Run Cost

  • September 1 – October 31: $25
  • November 1 – December 31: $30
  • January 1, 2019 – March 15: $35
  • Day Of: $40 (registration closes at 7:30 AM)

All participants will receive a commemorative long sleeve event T-shirt* as well as other perks to being announced soon. Aside from event production cost, all additional proceeds go to Boys and Girls Club of Dane County!

*Note: only those registered before February 28, 2019, are guaranteed a shirt and the correct size. We will attempt to get shirts and proper sizing for those after the deadline however due to production time you may not receive the proper size or a shirt at all if you register after February 28, 2019.

Customize Your Shirt

Really want to get in the spirit of St. Patty’s Day? Customize your shirt! Find the custom shirt area by the start/finish line where our partners over at Madison Top will customize your shirt with a choice of 4 amazing options!

Custom shirt options:

  • Winner
  • Finisher
  • St. Patty’s Day
  • Feelin’ Green

Try Your Luck In These Raffles!

50/50 Raffle:

Searching for a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow? No need to look any further! If you win, the first 50% will go towards the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County and the last 50% of the funds will get to leave with you! Don’t miss your opportunity to strike gold!

Shamrock Raffle:

Feeling lucky? Take your shot here! Once you find your way across the finish line, you may have the chance to take home the following items:

  • Paul Chryst Signed Football
  • Delta Airline Gift Cards
  • Hotel Stay
  • Madison Mallards Seats & Gear
  • And More!

To buy your tickets, click here!

Packet Pickup

To make sure you have the best experience possible, make sure to bring your QR code to packet pickup for faster pickup!

*Note: you may pick up packets for your family and friends

Early Packet Pickup:

  • Thursday, March 14th from 12 PM – 7 PM at Fleet Feet in Sun Prairie only
  • Friday, March 15th from 12 PM – 7 PM at Fleet Feet in Madison only

Day of Race Pickup:

  • Saturday, March 16th from 6:45 AM – 7:45 AM at Pyle Center

Volunteer Information

Interested in helping out Boys and Girls Club of Dane County? There are many volunteer opportunities available for Shamrock Shuffle on Friday, March 15th and Saturday, March 16th.

Click here to sign up to volunteer!



2019 5K Route

2019 10K Route

Race Information

The race is capped at 5,000 runners. When we reach that number, we will no longer take any more entries. This is an ALL ages event.

Strollers are allowed. Please line up at the starting line on the sides and towards the back. No dogs or any other animals are allowed on the course for insurance reasons


There will be awards given for the winner of each male and female age groups. Awards will be mailed to all winners within two weeks after the event.

Age Groups: under 18, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+


Parking will be available at the downtown ramps or on city streets. The city lots are paid lots, so make sure you have a way to pay!

Refund Policy

We have a strict NO REFUND policy. Refunds will not be issued for any reason, including race cancellation due to inclement weather. The race director reserves the right to cancel or alter the race and its course at any point in time to preserve racer safety.

If you would like to switch races, you can do this through your registration link.

If you would like to transfer your registration, please follow these instructions:

  • Sign In to RunSignUp
  • Go to your Profile
  • Click “My Registered Races”
  • Click “Manage Registration” next to the registration that you would like to transfer to another person
  • Click the “Transfer to Another Runner” menu item
  • Fill out all required fields
  • Select either “Transfer as a Gift” or “Transfer for Refund”




2014 Shamrock Shuffle

2015 Shamrock Shuffle

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2017 Shamrock Shuffle

2018 Shamrock Shuffle

2019 Shamrock Shuffle

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