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The 3rd Annual Atlanta St. Patrick's Parade 5K Run/Walk

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Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)

The 3rd Annual Atlanta St. Patrick's Parade 5K Run/Walk

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Join your fellow parade revelers and runners for the Official 3rd Annual St. Patrick's Parade 5K! Starting before one of the countries oldest St. Patrick’s Parades, the route starts and finishes on Peachtree Road and runs through Midtown, Piedmont Park and finishes on the parade route on historic Peachtree Street! This unique race and lively post race parade is not to be missed.

New for this year, we are partnering with Colony Square in Midtown (start/finish at large plaza near the location of Peachtree St and 14th Ave.) All finishers 21 and over will receive a complimentary draft beer after the race and food specials from Colony Square restaurants. Stick around for the St Patrick's Day Parade! Free face painting before the parade for both adults and kids too!

LUCK OF THE SQUARE  Colony Square is excited to be hosting our second annual Luck of The Square celebration! At the top of the morning, we will send and cheer on hundreds of St. Patrick’s Day 5K runners where the race starts at The Square and finishes at The Square!
Then, starting at 12p, Midtown goes green for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Enjoy our premium parade viewing area on Peachtree and all the sights and sounds you'll experience. You might even find a leprechaun or two...
After the parade wraps up, The Square becomes the official post-parade and St. Patrick's Day party zone. Experience live musical performances, green beer, Irish food, and more shenanigans! Bring your lads and lassies and may the luck of Colony Square be with you!


Spina Bifida Association of Georgia At SBAG, we envision a future where all individuals have opportunities to grow and thrive in an integrated society and also where, supported by a diet enriched with folic acid, fewer babies will be born with Spina Bifida.

Anyone who donates $25 will also receive 1 seat on the viewing stands set-up in front of Colony Square to watch the Parade!

CREATE A TEAM! Largest team (online registrants only) will recieve a $50 gift card for Fado! Make sure to select Create a team or Join a team when registering!

Again for this year all finishers receive a special St. Patrick's Parade Bling!

Age group award winners, 3-deep M/F: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+. $100 Fado gift cards for top Male/Female winners and $25 for top M/F Masters (40+) winners

In addition overall male and female will be able to ride on a float in the Atlanta St. Patrick's Parade!

If interested in being a sponsor please email




Where can I pick up my t-shirt and bib# before the start of the race?

Fado Irish Pub (Midtown)  933 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Thursday March 9, 2017 4:30pm-7:30pm (40% off food and drinks during this time!)

Big Peach Midtown 800 Peachtree St NE, Suite B&C, Atlanta, GA 30308
Friday March 10, 2017 11am-2pm (in-store promos!)

Colony Square (race start/finish) 1197 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30361
Saturday March 11, 2017 8:30am-10am

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

No. But if you plan to recieve your complimentary beer you must show ID. Don't forgot it race morning!

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

MARTA's Art Center Station is 3 blocks from Colony Square.

Where can I Park?

There is ample underground parking deck at Colony Square. $8 special all day rate for runners. Buy your validated ticket at the 5K or show your bib# to the parking attendant when you leave to get this rate.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

Bring clothes to wear for watching the parade and Luck of the Square Party afterward.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?


Is my registration/ticket transferrable?


Can I update my registration information?

Yes. By logging in to your registration

 There are no refunds or transfers allowed.




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Colony Square
1197 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30361

Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)

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