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Shamrock Dash 5K Run and 1 Mile Family Shuffle

  • Gateway Parks 1351 S. Gateway Boulevard Forney, TX, 75126 United States (map)

Join us at Gateway Parks for a fun 5K run and 1 Mile Family Shuffle through our beautiful community!

Represent in your over-the-top green duds and snag a prize for best and most outlandish St. Paddy’s garb for you, your pet, and/or your little one.

May the luck of the Irish be with you!


1351 S. Gateway Blvd., Forney, TX 75126


5K 9:00am

1 Mile 9:10am


Course Map Course Map

Course Notes

Strollers and dogs are welcome in the 1 Mile Family Shuffle. Dress up the babies, dress up the pups!

The course officially closes at 11:00am for all participants.


Registered on or before February 16, 2019

5K: $25

1 Mile: $15

After February 16, 2019

5K: $30

1 Mile: $20

Eligibility - The minimum age to participate is 6 for the 5K. Children under 6 may participate in the 1 mile. The right to accept or reject any entry is reserved. For eligibility question please contact

Packet Pick Up & Late Registration

Friday March 15th 12 - 6pm @ 1351 S. Gateway Blvd

Race day 7:30 - 8:30 am


No Refunds or Transfers allowed.

Couch to 5K Training Plan

Train for the 5K distance with the Couch to 5K Training Plan:

The Eight Week Training Plan Download here

The Four Week Training Plan Download here



Awards in the 5K will be given to the Overall male and female, Masters male / female in 5K and . Age group awards will be 5 year increments.


Tech shirt. Goodies from our sponsors and community suporters. Post race refreshments. (T-shirts guaranteed to participants registered by March 6th, 2019)


2019 Results

Race Updates and Reminders

All last-minute updates and reminders will be posted on the Playtri Facebook Page. Like us so you get all the up-to-date information!


Many volunteers from numerous North Texas civic organizations are committed to make your race a safe and memorable experience.


Average temperature on race day: low 40 - high 70.

For safety reasons, Playtri Racing reserves the right to modify or cancel a race due to severe weather conditions. When severe weather is present, all precautions will be made to ensure the safety of the athletes.

Chip Timing

This is a chip timed event. Each participant will be required to wear a timing chip in order to be counted in the results. Timing chips are assigned to participants according to bib number. We will be using disposable chips for this event that you will receive attached to your bib at packet pick up.


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Race Contact

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