The top female and male runners in the 10K and 5K will receive $50 gift certificates from Ace Hardware on 4th East and 6th S in SLC. The Best Costume, and top Centipede Teams will receive a dozen of the Best Cookies in the World from Paradise Bakery and Café.
Get ready to get green and get silly! Come join 1000 costumed runners in the 28th Annual Leprechaun Lope. 100% of profits - over 70% of your entry fee - benefits Our Lady of Lourdes School. Watch for real leprechauns hiding along the courses! All races start at the State Capitol and finish in Memory Grove. The 10K starts at 8:30 AM sharp.The 5K starts at 8:35 AM sharp.The 2 mile run run starts at 8:40 AM (not timed).
The 10K and 5K courses are US Track and Field Certified. The 10K course proceeds up City Creek Canyon about two miles then circles back. The 5K course proceeds up Bonneville Blvd and circles back. All courses end together in Memory Grove.
Race Division Details
Centipedes are 4 runners linked together by a common costume or ribbon. Each team member gets a shirt. Each team gets one bib. All Centipede team names will be on all the shirts. Centipede teams are a great way to promote corporate wellness and build team spirit. Clydesdale/Athena is a division for bigger men/women.