St Patrick’s Virtual 5K

Win a Trip for 2, to The Shamrock Run 2018 – Portland, USA.

Contest Running Co have teamed up with The Shamrock Run in Portland, to bring you an amazing prize of a trip to run the Shamrock Run for St Patrick’s Day 2018. All runners who complete the St Patrick’s Day 5k and submit their evidence by midnight on 2nd April will be entered into a draw to win:

  • Return flights to Portland for 2
  • 4 Nights accommodation (double or twin room)
  • Race Entry for 2 on 18th March 2018

Run, walk or even stumble 5k anywhere at any time between the 17th March – 2nd March April for a stunning bit of emerald bling! This virtual event is perfect for everyone, including the wee ones, to take part in and a great way to earn yourself a stunning new medal.

Complete your run, submit your evidence to, then we post your medal within 2-3 working days.

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£1 of each entry fee will be donated to the charity MIND, MIND provide advice and support to anyone experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

The draw will take place on 3rd April 2017 live via the Contest Running Co Facebook page. Full terms and conditions can be found here.


We love to see your medal selfies so wherever you are in the world be sure to send us your pictures via Email, Twitter, Instagram or our Facebook page.

Key Event details

Date – 17th-31st March
Price – £7.99 (£1 of your entry fee will go to MIND)

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What is the age limit for the run?
As this is a virtual run anyone can take part in this event.

If I enter virtually how do I send my verification over?
All entrants will be sent full instructions, confirming the process for sending in your verification.

When will I receive my medal?
Runners will receive their medal 2-3 business days after submitting their evidence.

How far do I need to run?
You have to complete a minimum distance of 5km.