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.

Finisher’s Medal

All runners (individual & relay) will have the chance to earn their custom finisher’s medal at the finish line!

Hoodie T-Shirt

The first 1,250 people to register for the Citizens Bank Shamrock Half-Marathon & Relay will get a FREE hoodie t-shirt!

Cold Beer

After you’ve crossed the finish line, be sure to check out our partner bars and enjoy a cold Shipyard Brewing Co. beer on us!

Go the distance. Earn the jacket!

Complete at least 3 events totaling 26.2 miles to earn the 2018 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 3.1 miles and hand off to leg 3 at the Wild Rover Pub.  Leg 3 will run 4.8 miles and finish back at Veteran’s Park.

Course Time Limit: 3.5 Hours.

Start Time: 9:00am

Event Details

RACE DAY SCHEDULE:
9:00am: Citizens Bank Shamrock Half Marathon & Relay Start


EARLY BIB PICK-UP
Available at the Millennium Running Retail Store (138 Bedford Center Road, Bedford, NH) during the following days/times:

  • Wednesday, March 20th, 10am-7pm
  • Thursday, March 21st, 10am-7pm
  • Friday, March 22nd, 10am-7pm

RACE DAY BIB PICK-UP
Available from 7:30am-8:45am at Race Day HQ located at the Veteran’s Park, in Manchester, NH.

SCHWAG PICK-UP
Hoodie T-shirts, for the first 1,250 to have registered, can be picked up during Early Bib Pick-Up and during Race Day Bib Pick-Up.


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

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


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

AID STATIONS & RESTROOMS
Course aid stations will be available at miles 2.5, 4.5, 6.5, 8.5, 9.5, and 11.5. All aid stations will have water and Gatorade available, 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.

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


POST-RACE REFRESHMENTS
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 and pizza provided by American Flatbread Company. Shipyard Brewing Co. Beer tickets can be redeemed at participating Beer Partners.

POST-RACE MASSAGE
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 2-3 business days following the event.

FINISHER VIDEO
Finishers of the event will receive a link to their finisher video. The link will be emailed online 1-2 business days following the event.


OVERALL & AGE GROUP AWARDS
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.

FINISHER MEDALS
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.


REFUNDS & TRANSFERS
Please read our Refund & Transfer Policy for full information.

GENERAL FAQs
Read a full list of General FAQ’s here.

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Registration

INDIVIDUAL HALF-MARATHON
$65 until January 6 at 11:59pm
$75 from January 7 – March 22 at 11:59pm
$85 Race Day (based on availability)

3 PERSON RELAY
$105 until January 6 at 11:59pm
$120 from January 7 – March 22 at 11:59pm
$135 Race Day (based on availability)

INDIVIDUAL GOLDEN SHAMROCK
$90 until January 6 at 11:59pm
$100 from January 7 – March 22 at 11:59pm
$110 Race Day (based on availability)

Your registration includes…

• Finisher’s Medal
• Hoodie T-Shirt (first 1,250 to register)
• Shipyard Brewing Co. Beer Ticket (ages 21+)
• Personalized Bib (if registered 30 days before event)
• Free Race Photos
• Finish Line Video

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Bedford, NH 03110

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