Still Time to Enter Reston’s Lucky Leprechaun 5K

Lucky Leprechaun 5K 2015/Credit: PR RacesSt. Patrick’s Day starts early in Reston.

The annual Lucky Leprechaun 5K is Saturday, March 12 at Reston Town Center.

There is still time to register. Here is what you need to know:

The race begins at 8:30 a.m. at Reston Town Center.

Pre-registered runners receive a Lucky Leprechaun 5K technical T-shirt.

The race course loops around town center, but will also affect public streets Reston Parkway, Baron Cameron Avenue, Sunset Hills Road and Town Center Parkway. See the course map on the PR Races website. Roads will not be entirely closed, but lanes may be blocked.

Online registration is $35 through 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 9; $40 in-person at packet pickup (Thursday and Friday at Potomac River Running at town center) or at the race on Saturday morning.

There will be a free, short (about 100 yards) kids fun run at 9:30 a.m. Registration for the kids fun run will take place on race day morning near the finish line.

There will be a special St. Paddy’s Day refreshments at the post-race celebration following the race.

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