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Shamrock Shuffle planned for March 17

Larry Hraban, left, and Ashley Wavrin run through Library Park during the 5K in the 2017 Shamrock Shuffle in Bemidji. (Pioneer file photo)
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Parks and Recreation Department will host the “Shamrock Shuffle,” celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a 5K and 10K run on Saturday, March 17. The races will begin at the Sanford Event Center, Gate 4.

Registration begins at 8 a.m., followed by the race at 9 a.m. Early packet pick-up will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 10. Cost is $27 to pre-register or $32 the day of the event. Those who register by Saturday, Feb. 24, will be guaranteed a T-shirt. All youth ages 15 and younger will receive special recognition for completing the race. To register, visit or stop by City Hall or the Public Works Facility. For more information, call (218) 333-1857.