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Shamrock Shuffle run/walk set for March 9 at UW-Eau Claire

February 19, 2013

ShamrockShuffleEAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's Shamrock Shuffle 5K fun run/walk will begin at 10 a.m. March 9 at the McPhee Physical Education Center on upper campus.

The registration fee is $15 in advance or $20 the day of the event. Team registration is $20 per member. The cost for those 16 and younger is $10 in advance or $15 on the day of the event.

Teams of six or greater must register by Feb. 27. Team participants will receive a long-sleeved T-shirt with their team's name on the back. Individuals who register by Feb. 27 will receive a short-sleeved T-shirt. Individuals may register until 9 a.m. the day of the race, but are not guaranteed a shirt after Feb. 27.

Again this year, a raffle will be held in conjunction with the run/walk, with prizes that include a genuine Livestrong Spin Bike, Country Jam USA tickets, $100 in Chamber Bucks and a cooler with a built-in radio and iPod dock. The drawing will be held at 11 a.m. March 9. Tickets — one for $5, three for $10 or 10 for $20 — may be purchased at the University Recreation & Sport Facilities Hilltop Center office in advance or on the day of the event.

University Recreation & Sport Facilities hosts the annual event, with all proceeds going to the Wisconsin Youth Success Program, a free five-week summer sports camp for youth ages 10-16. The program teaches sports skills and competition, and helps educate participants in the areas of math and science, health and nutrition, careers and the importance of education.

Printable registration materials are available online.

Shamrock Shuffle sponsors are UW-Eau Claire, University Recreation & Sport Facilities, Kristo Orthodontics, Mancino's, O'Leary's Pub, Matrix, Parkridge, Americas Best Value Inn, WEAU News, Sacred Heart Hospital, Festival Foods, Excel Energy and Subway.

For more information, contact Brittany Matti at 715-836-4010 or


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