St. Patrick’s Day 5K Events in Kentucky

Whether they are running or “shuffling,” people around Kentucky are chasing Leprechauns to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. 

St Patrick's 5K

Check out our list of St. Patrick’s Day Run/Walk events in Kentucky. 

St. Patrick’s Day 5k events in Kentucky are scheduled for the next two weekends.  Sign up the whole family and find your pot of gold in the fun memories you make together. 


Catch the Leprechaun 5K (Berea)
March 9 at 9:00 am
Berea Community High School

St. Patrick's Day 5K

Paris-Bourbon County YMCA Shamrock Shuffle 5K Run/Walk
March 15 at 6:00 pm
Bourbon County Park 


St Patrick’s Day 5K – Ft. Knox Race Series (Ft. Knox)
March 15 at 6:00 pm
Samuel Adams Brewhouse


Leaping Leprechaun 5K (Ashland)
March 16 at 8:00 am
Holy Family School


Steward Growth Shamrock Shuffle (Radcliff)
March 16 at 8 am 
Colvin Community Center


The Lucky Leprechaun (Versailles)
Half Marathon, 10 Miler, and 5K
March 16 at 8:30 am
Falling Springs Recreation Center


Shamrock Shuffle 3K (Lexington)
March 16 at 8:30 am
Fifth Third Pavilion at Cheapside Park


St. Patrick’s Day 5K (Livingston)
March 16 at 8:30 am
Rockcastle Regional Hospital & Respiratory Care


Emerald Miles 5K Run/Walk (Newport)
March 16 at 9 am  
Purple People Bridge


If an active event isn’t up your alley – have fun being a spectator at one of the following parades.

AOH Saint Patrick’s Parade (Louisville)
Saturday, March 9
3:00 – 6:00 pm

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