Take the challenge. Get the bling!

Get your Irish on and tackle the Golden Shamrock Challenge! Complete the Citizens Bank Shamrock Half-Marathon (as an individual or on a relay team) and the Citizens Bank Shamrock Shuffle and you’ll earn the coveted “Golden Shamrock” medal. *Relay team members need to register for each event separately.

*Golden Shamrocks will be distributed after the Shuffle at the results kiosk at Race Day HQ

Custom Medal

All runners (individual & relay) will have the chance to earn a unique, themed finisher’s medal at the finish line!

 Race Shirt

The first 1,500 people to register will receive a FREE long sleeve, custom event t-shirt!

Craft Beer

After you’ve crossed the finish line, check out our partner bars and enjoy a refreshing Samuel Adams beer on us!

Official Charity

Citizens Bank Shamrock Half-Marathon & Relay is proud to support the New Hampshire Food Bank [+] read more

Go the distance. Earn the jacket!

Complete at least 3 events totaling 26.2 miles to earn the Elliot Millennium Running Series Jacket. For complete list of events, rules and details, Learn More

Run more, run faster, score points!

The Points Chase is a motivational and competitive component to participating in our Signature events. For standings, rules and details, Learn More

Half Marathon & Relay Course

A one of a kind, multi-loop, spectator-friendly, 13.1 mile course in Downtown Manchester with cheer zones and relay exchange zones at the Wild Rover Irish Pub and Shaskeen Irish Pub.

Relay Course & Exchange Zones: The Half Marathon Relay will follow the same course as the individual Half Marathon.  Leg 1 will start at Veteran’s Park and run 5.2 miles before handing off to leg 2 at the Shaskeen Irish Pub.  Leg 2 will run 3.2 miles and hand off to leg 3 at the Wild Rover Pub.  Leg 3 will run 4.7 miles and finish back at Veteran’s Park.

For turn by turn directions click here.

Course Time Limit: 3.5 Hours.

Start Time: 8:50am


Veteran’s Park, 889 Elm Street, Manchester, NH.

Available at all public Manchester City Parking locations. There is NO parking on Elm Street.

Gear check will be available for all participants in the Registration area. Simply check your bag in the Gear Check tent inside Race Day HQ and pick it up after you finish.

Course aid stations will be available at miles 2.5, 5, 6.5, 8.5,and 10.5. All aid stations will have water and Gatorade available, UnTapped energy gels will be available at mile 8.5. Port-a-johns will be available at the start/finish line. Additional port-a-johns will be located on the course at each aid station and relay exchange zone.

The Elliot will have medical stations located throughout the course as well as a medical tent at the finish line.

PRE/POST RACE WARMING AREA provided by Eastern Propane & Oil
Be sure to stop by our warming area located near the finish line on Elm St. provided by our friends at Eastern Propane & Oil.

Redeem your “Soup” ticket from your bib number for a cup of hot soup at the finish line! Dasani water and Powerade provided by Coca Cola Northern New England, fresh bananas, yogurt provided by Stonyfield Organic, Ekoa real fruit bars, and pizza provided by American Flatbread Company. Samuel Adams beer tickets can be redeemed at participating Beer Partners.

Be sure to check out our friends from Apple Therapy and TriggerPoint who will be set-up near the finish line for complimentary post-race massages to all participants.

RESULTS driven by AutoFair
All results will be displayed live at the Millennium Running timing trailer adjacent to the finish line. Live online results will be published exclusively on MillenniumRunning.com.

RACE PHOTOS provided by Tufts Health Freedom Plan
Millennium Running is happy to provide FREE digital race photos from this event thanks to our friends at Tufts Health Freedom Plan. Photos will be posted online 3-4 business days following the event.

Finishers of the event will receive a link to their finisher video 2-3 business days following the event.

Awards will be given to the Top 3 Overall Men & Women, as well as the top 3 male and female in each 5-yr age group. (19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34 … 70+). Stop by the Awards Tent following the race to claim your award. Awards will not be mailed after the event.

Citizens Bank Shamrock Half Marathon & Relay medals will be distributed at the finish line to all half marathoners and relay teams. Those who complete the Citizens Bank Shamrock Half & Relay and the Citizens Bank Shamrock Shuffle the following day will receive “Golden Shamrock” medals on Sunday at the conclusion of the Shuffle at the registration kiosk.

Please read our Refund & Transfer Policy for full information.

Read a full list of General FAQ’s here.




$65 until January 5th at 11:59pm
$75 from January 6th – March 1st at 11:59pm
$85 from March 2nd – March 27th at 11:59pm
$95 Race Day (based on availability)

$105 until January 5th at 11:59pm
$120 from January 6th – March 1st at 11:59pm
$135 from March 2nd – March 27th at 11:59pm
$150 Race Day (based on availability)

$90 until January 5th at 11:59pm
$100 from January 6th – March 1st at 11:59pm
$110 from March 2nd – March 27th at 11:59pm
$120 Race Day (based on availability)

Your registration includes…

• Finisher’s Medal
• Long Sleeve T-Shirt (first 1,250 to register)
• Sam Adams Beer Ticket (ages 21+)
• Personalized Bib (if registered 30 days before event)
• Free Race Photos
• Finish Line Video

Millennium Running takes great pride in not only producing the best events possible for our running community, but more importantly, we are proud to give back to our local community. Whether it be through event proceeds from our Millennium Running Signature Events or helping organizations raise money with our event services, we strive to enrich our community with fitness and fun while raising valuable funds for hundreds of charities. [+] learn more

Official Event Charity

Millennium Running is proud to support the New Hampshire Food Bank as the official charity beneficiary of the Citizens Bank Shamrock Half-Marathon & Relay. The New Hampshire Food Bank, a program of Catholic Charities New Hampshire, serves as the only food bank in the state, working to provide nutritious food and resources to the hundreds of thousands of New Hampshire residents that are food insecure. The Food Bank supplies millions of pounds of food annually to more than 425 partner agencies, including food pantries, homeless shelters, soup kitchens, children’s programs, senior centers and more. In turn, these agencies provide hunger relief to those suffering from food insecurity throughout the state.



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