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Ballad Health Shamrock 4-Miler
Abingdon Market Pavilion, 7:00 PM
Spring into warmer weather with the Shamrock 4-Miler, the best night race in the Tri-Cities! After you run or walk the route through beautiful downtown Abingdon, join us at the Abingdon Market Pavilion to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style with the Shamrock Shindig. There will be a beer garden, with a variety of craft beers & Irish red for your race refuel, plus food vendors and live music for your listening pleasure! Don’t worry, we won’t discriminate if you didn’t run the race, you can still join the party for FREE!
Title sponsors include Mountain States Medical Group Cardiology, Johnston Memorial Hospital and the Town of Abingdon.
The Shamrock Shindig features live music from Megan Jean & the KFB. The band plays a “demented blend” of Americana, punk, dance and avant-garde that they’ve taken to describing as “a metal band, if it was 1927.” Inventive percussion, electrified banjo, and a distinctive have earned them a dedicated following all over the East Coast.
Partygoers are encouraged to show off their Shamrock-themed running costume by taking a photo in the Highlands Union Bank Shindig photo booth.
All proceeds from the race benefit the JMH Foundation.