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Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend

Sunday March 20th, 2022
Virginia Beach, VA
Distance: Marathon · Half Marathon · 8K · Kids Race

The Shamrock Marathon was born in 1973. It was the brainchild of Jerry Bocrie, who along with his wife Lori would serve as race director for 30 years. The inaugural marathon had 59 entrants and 38 finishers, and the weekend also featured 1-mile, 2-mile, and 6-mile races. In 1976, the 6-miler gave way to an 8k, which has remained a part of the weekend in one form or another ever since.

The event continued to grow and evolve in the 1980’s. In 1982, the 10th annual Shamrock Marathon was named the Largest Sporting Event in Virginia, and in 1984, the first post race party was added. World class athletes such as Bill Rodgers, Jeff Galloway, and Grete Waitz, all ran one or more Shamrock events, with Grete setting a then world record in the 8k in 1986 (25:03).

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Race Date: 03/21/2021 Distance: Marathon
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 2:58:20 Chris Kidd 37 Charlottesvle, VA
2nd Male 3:12:03 Aaron Wells 33 Norfolk, VA
3rd Male 3:12:21 Abhinav Sharma 32 Petersburg, VA
4th Male 3:25:03 Nick Stewart 30 Charlotte, NC
Female 3:26:12 Kristi Marsh 37 Naperville, IL
2nd Female 3:26:37 Paige Mita 28 Norfolk, VA
3rd Female 3:39:19 Elena Carrion 20 Charlottesvle, VA
4th Female 3:53:18 Sarah Messer 32 Charlottesvle, VA
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Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend

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