Newtown Shamrock Shuffle 5K

Welcome to the second annual Newtown Shamrock Shuffle 5K & Irish Festival! Celebrate St. Patty’s Day with a morning run and end it drinking a green beer!

What You Get for $55

Our 5K will take you through the streets of Newtown, PA ending at the Green Parrot Irish Festival.

  • Custom Runner’s Bib.

  • Finisher Medal & Quality Race Shirt.

  • Entry into the Green Parrot Irish Festival.


Not a Runner? That's okay!

Newtown Irish Festival Lineup:
3/15 - Galloway Guild - 8am-12pm (Patio)
3/16 - Avalon String Band – 5pm
Jamison with Joe Conklin - 6pm- 10pm (Tent)

3/17 - Doors open - 7am Irish Breakfast - 8am (Details below)
Shamrock Shuffle 5k - 9am
DJ - 10am - 12pm (Tent)
Go Go Gadget – 12pm - 4pm (Tent)
Hooligans – 5pm – 10pm (Tent)

3-18 - Irish Breakfast – 10am
Secret Service - 4pm-8pm (Patio)

You don't have to run the 5K to enjoy the Green Parrot Irish Festival. Purchase a Festival Only ticket and beat your friends and family to the finish line. You must be 21+ to purchase a festival only ticket.

Irish Breakfast - *Doors Open* Sat. 8am & Sun. 10am

~Menu~ Breakfast Sandwich, Irish ham, cheddar cheese & fried eggs on a brioche bun, kettle chips ~ $8.99
Boxy Potatoes and Creamed Chip Beef ~ $8.99
Irish Bangers & Beans, serviced with sautéed kale and smoked bacon salad ~ $9.99

Event Info

  • Bib Pick UP - Green Parrot (patio) Mon. March 12th at the bar & Wed March 14th on the patio - 4:30pm-7:30pm
  • Parking - (We strongly encourage runners to use these lots to park for shuffle) Parking will be available at Veterans Park and First National Bank parking lot on Sycamore St.
    • Veterans Park located at 234 Durham Rd, Newtown, PA 18940
    • The First National Bank's lot located at 135 S. Sycamore St, Newtown, PA 18940
  • There will be NO PARKING in the Green Parrot parking lot
  • Gear Check - There will be gear check at the Green Parrot. Please place belongings in clear bags that you received when you picked up your Bib.
  • Shuttles will run from these parking lots from 7am -1pm
  • Road Closures - Sycamore Street will be closed starting at 7:00AM to allow time for set up of start line set up. The course within the Boro will begin closing at 8:45am to allow for a 9:00am start time and Durham Road.
  • Refund Policy (Must have ID for Packet Pick-up and race day wristband & festival tent entry)
  • Runner's Guide Runner's Guide (673 KB)