February 25, 2013
31st Anniversary of the St. Patricks' Day Run
benefiting Special Olympics Oklahoma and Tulsa Running Club
Tulsa, Okla. The 31st Anniversary of the St. Patrick’s Day Run event is scheduled for Saturday, March 16, 2013 in Brookside and begins at 8:30 a.m. at 43rd and Peoria, Tulsa, Okla. More than 3,000 runners are expected to compete in the 5K Run. Proceeds from the run will benefit Special Olympics Oklahoma and Tulsa Running Club.
8:30 am One Mile Fun Run
9:00 am Special Olympics Exhibition Run
9:15 am St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run
The awards ceremony and prize giveaway will be held immediately following the 5K run (approximately 10:15 a.m.). Tulsa Running Club will award a $500 bonus for a new state open 5K record. Current records are 13:51 for male and 16:06 for female.
The registration fee is $30. All registered runners will receive a Tech Shirt with their registration (for the first 3,000 runners). In person registrations will be accepted at RunnersWorld, 4329 South Peoria, Tulsa, Okla. Registrations will also be available on race day. For more information about the 31st Anniversary St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run, please contact Derek Cain at 918-481-1234 or visit www.sook.org.
The St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run is a family friendly event with a Kid Zone featuring inflatables, face painting, free chocolate milk and the video game trailer free to the kids following the race.
The presenting sponsor of the St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run is Runners World Tulsa. Other sponsors include Bank of Oklahoma, Cox Communications, Monster Energy, Tulsa People Magazine, Southwest Dairy Farmers, Rib Crib, Resource One, Michelob Ultra and Whole Foods Market.
Special Olympics Oklahoma