On St Patrick’s Day 2021, the annual Craic 10K will go global from Belfast! The Irish Chamber’s Business Manager, Alanna Barry McCloskey, will be Philadelphia’s ambassador. Join her in running and representing the Greater Philadelphia region!

Wednesday the 17th of March, will mark the seventh annual outing for this celebratory run which kicks off the National Saint’s Day with a health-boosting, family-orientated, civic-minded event capturing the very best of our Irish values.

Pre-pandemic, up to 2,000 runners would gather outside City Hall in Belfast for the SPAR Craic 10K but in the interests of safety we are moving this year to a virtual event. The silver lining on that cloud is that we can now bring the St Patrick’s Day message of bridge-building, peace promotion and living in each other’s shelter to the global Irish family.

No matter what time zone you are in, on St Patrick’s Day, you can track and log your time and run via social media using the hashtag #CRAIC10K.  Those who complete their run can record their times via a Garmin or Fitbit device and screenshot their results to the SPAR Craick10k Facebook page.

All participants who complete and verifies their St Patrick’s Day run will receive a finisher’s medal.

Registration fee per person until January 31 2021 is around $14 and from February 1 until March 17 will be $20.  Click HERE to register.

All participants are expected to adhere to their local Covid-19 guidelines.

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