20th Anniversary Shamrock Walk and Run

Saturday, March 9, 2013

The Winter Haven Public Library is in its 20th year of raising money for the children’s library. Have a great time this year with the 5k event, a fun 2 mile walk, children’s races, great long-sleeve T-shirts, musical entertainment, food, and for the 9th year, dogs!

Events, Prices and Race Schedule

Events will take place in Downtown Winter Haven at the Winter Haven Public Library (325 Avenue A, NW)

5K Run, 2 Mile Walke and 1 Mile Jog with Your Dog
$17 through March 3
$20 after March 3

5K or 2 Mile Walk plus Jog with Your Dog
$25 through March 3
$30 after March 3

Kids Races (7 and under)
$7 through March 3
$10 after March 3

Race Schedule
1:00 p.m. Packet Pick-up begins
2:00 p.m. Children’s Races
3:00 p.m. 5K Run begins
3:15 p.m. 2 Mile Walk begins
4:00 p.m. 1 Mile Jog with Your Dog

Activities for the Entire Family

  • Live Music
  • Bounce House for Kids
  • Food
  • Drinks

Race Packet and Award Information

  • Pre-race packet pick-up is March 7-8 from 12:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Race day packet pick-up begins at 1:00 p.m. All packets can be picked up at the Winter Haven Public Library.
  • All pre-registered entrants (received by March 3) will be guaranteed a long-sleeve tshirt. If registering day of the race, t-shirts are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, but are not guaranteed.
  • All registered dogs will receive a FREE one month dog park membership at Veterinary Healthcare Associates and goodie bag!
  • Awards Ceremony for all events will follow the one-mile jog with your dog. Awards will be given for top male and female age groups.


For safety reasons, strollers, roller skates, inline skates, bicycles and skateboards will be prohibited on the course. However, strollers will be allowed at the back of the walk.


Visit to register online and to find further information about the course, events, awards, sponsors, driving directions and the Walk Challenge or call 863-291-5880.

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