The Blarney Blitz 5K is Central Illinois’ St. Patrick’s Day themed race.
We kick everything off with a 5K run/walk at 8:00 AM, and then finish up at Kelleher’s Irish Pub on Water St. for a St. Paddy’s Party that won’t disappoint! 

  • PRICING (There are NO Refunds and NO Transfers)
    • Super Early Bird Pricing – $25 through January 4, 2019
    • Early Pricing – $30 through January 31, 2019
    • Normal Pricing – $35 through February 28, 2019
    • Late Pricing – $40 through March 15, 2019
    • Race Day (No Guarantees) – $45 March 16, 2019
  • WHEN & WHERE
    • March 16, 2019
    • 8:00 AM Start Time
    • 619 SW Water Street, Peoria, IL 61602 – Kelleher’s Irish Pub
    • 5K – 3.1 Miles with Splits at 1 Mile and 2 Mile
    • Start Line – Under Bob Michel Bridge
    • Finish Line – Walnut Street and Water Street
  • PACKET PICKUP
    • Friday, March 15, 2019 from 11 am – 6 pm at Running Central, 311 SW Water Street, Peoria, IL 61602
    • Race Day Pickup (LIMITED) 7 am – 7:45 am at Running Central
  • SWAG & PARTY
    • Race Specific Beer Glass (sells out at 1200)
    • One (1) Drink Token – YES, you can buy more during registration.
    • Beads – TO PARTY!
    • Entrance to the BEST Post-Race Party!!  Live Music with TURAS!
    • Irish Fare provided by Kelleher’s
  • AWARDS
    • Age Group Awards are awarded to the TOP OVERALL MALE & FEMALE and to the TOP 3 MEN & WOMEN in each age group.  The age groups are as follows:
      • 9 and Under, 10 – 14, 15 – 19, 20 – 24, 25 – 29, 30 – 34, 35 – 39, 40 – 44, 45 – 49, 50 – 54, 55 – 59, 60 – 64, 65 – 69, 70+
  • RACE PHOTOS
    • Race Photos will be available through your results and through our Smug Mug account.