The Yuengling Shamrock Marathon, Half Marathon, & 8k Run
The Yuengling Shamrock Marathon 2011, Half Marathon, & Towne Bank 8k Run

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Welcome to Hampton Roads, Virginia!  Hampton Roads encompasses seven cities to include: Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Newport News, Hampton, Portsmouth, and Suffolk.  This southeastern, Virginia metropolitan area is a large military base for the Navy, Army, Coast Guard, Air Force, and Marines.  From all of us at J & A Racing Inc, we welcome you to Hampton Roads!

Need a great hotel?

Check out our awesome Shamrockin' Rates at our preferred hotels!

Flying In?

The closest area airport is the Norfolk International Airport which is located about 20 minutes from the Oceanfront. 

Another option is the Williamsburg-Newport News International Airport which is located about 50 minutes from the Oceanfront.

If you need a professional and affordable ride to/from the airport, be sure to call Orange Peel Transportation or reserve online.  Be sure to mention the Shamrock Marathon Weeekend when you reserve. 757-463-7500.

Planning on Driving?

Virginia Beach is just 3 1/2 hours from the Washington DC Metro area and about 3 ½ hours from Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina.








Race Schedule


Start: Atlantic Ave. Virginia Beach, VA
Finish: Virginia Beach Boardwalk


  • Packet Pick-up & Registration
  • Sports & Fitness Expo


  • TowneBank 8k
  • 8k Middle School Challenge
  • Leprechaun Dash
  • Operation Smile Final Mile
  • Packet Pick-up & Registration
  • Sports & Fitness Expo


  • Anthem Half Marathon
  • Yuengling Shamrock Marathon

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