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

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Surf Club  Grille

A fresh catch, an ocean view, plus a brand new menu! You’ll find it all at the Surf Club Ocean Grille. A hidden treasure at the North End located right on the beach, this award-winning restaurant offers the best of both land and sea. Pair your meal with a selection from our extensive wine list and you’ve built more than a meal, you’ve built a dinner you can treasure.

The Surf Club Ocean Grille is located adjacent to the host hotel, the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront, and will offer special "Carb Loading" additions for runners Friday and Saturday night before the races! 

5700 Atlantic Avenue  757.425.5699

Bakers Crust Baker’s crust is a dining experience you are sure to enjoy.  They have savory crepes, delicious bruschetta boards and, of course, our soups, salads and gourmet sandwiches on their well known artisan breads. They’re open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Baker’s Crust Ghent, Hilltop and Cary Street are now featuring their new traditional wood fired pizzas. With a full menu exploding with flavor, you will be sure to find what you are looking for. Come tickle your taste buds at Baker’s Crust. We are open 7 days a week for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. We also offer catering services to fit in any budget.  Allow us to be the perfect solution for all your catering needs.
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You can't visit Virginia Beach for St. Patrick's Day and not stop by Murphy's Irish Pub.  Providers of the famous Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Irish Stew, Murphys is always a good time.  Join us race weekend for a celebration in true Irish style.  Live music, great food and a heated outdoor patio to enjoy all that Virginia Beach has to offer.  Check out our other locations in Washington, D.C. and Alexandria, VA.  30th St. and Pacific  757-417-7701


Located just three short blocks from the ocean on 19th Street between the ocean and the convention center; Beach Bully BBQ is a local’s favorite since 1986.

Homemade N.C. Pork BBQ, grilled beef brisket, and our signature sliced thin, piled high sliced beef sandwich are popular. Also fried flounder & fresh grilled tuna. Don’t forget the homemade cole slaw, our own beefy beans, potato salad, macaroni & cheese and our home cut French fries.

Beach Bully BBQ Restaurant & Catering  601 19th St  757.422.4222

Mannino’s is an “Olde World” Italian Bistro whose goal is to give our guests delicious Italian food at a reasonable price point with wine choices to match.  Indulge in a cup of our Multi Award-Winning Crab Soup or enjoy a glass of our Mannino’s Label 'Capalbio Sangiovese'.  Mannino’s is the proud winner of multiple ‘Best of 757’ and ‘Platinum Plate’ Awards.  Your taste buds will be delighted you came.

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Pocahontas Pancakes was featured on the Food Networks "The Best of" in 2005 and was also featured in the March 2010 edition of Southern Living for "5 Best Breakfasts in Virginia."  The pancakes and waffles attract hundreds of dinners on weekend mornings.  For 25 years, owner George Zervoudakis has whipped up his eggy batter to make monster portions.

Hours of Operation: 7am-1pm--7 days a week.

3420 Atlantic Ave  Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 428-6352  website:


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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