Saturday: Lucky Leprechaun 5K at Reston Town Center

Lucky Leprechaun 5K 2014/Credit: Christine StalveyPotomac River Running and World of Beer are teaming up for a pre-St. Patrick’s Day celebration at Saturday’s Lucy Leprechaun 5K.

The fun begins at 8:30 a.m. at Reston Town Center. Here is what you need to know:

The course goes through Reston Town Center and nearby streets. See the course map on PR Racing’s website.

Sign up online through Thursday evening for $35. Price goes up to $40 March 13 and March 14 at packet pickup). Pre-registered runners receive a Lucky Leprechaun 5k technical T-shirt.

There will be a 100-yard kids fun run at 9:30 a.m.

There will be cash awards for the top three overall men and women ($300-$200-$100). In addition, there will be age groups awards to top finishers. There will also be team awards. World of Beer, 1888 Explorer St. at Reston Town Center, is hosting the after-party. Doors open at 9 a.m.

World of Beer will be serving a St. Patty’s themed BEERunch: Beer + Breakfast + Lunch.

They also will be featuring Belgian beer waffles (fresh-baked, beer-infused Belgian waffles with warm maple-bourbon syrup, topped with fresh whipped cream & powdered sugar) and Guinness Brat Sliders (Guinness-infused bratwurst on a warm pretzel roll with caramelized onions and peppers, paired with a tangy Dijon. Pair them with a Stout).

Photo: 2014 Lucky Leprechaun 5K/file photo

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