Grab some green, lace up your running shoes and celebrate St. Patrick's Day on foot this weekend.
The Shamrock Shuffle 5K is Saturday in Council Bluffs. Runners are encouraged to wear green during the Irish-themed race. It kicks off at 11 a.m.
Registration is $30 for adults and $10 for children under the age of 10. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the local Teammates mentoring program.
The last day to sign up is Thursday.
The 19th annual Blarney Stone 5K is Sunday in downtown Omaha. About 600 people are signed up. The first 1,200 to register are guaranteed pint glasses.
The Peak Performance-sponsored race starts at 5 p.m. at the River City Yacht Club, 151 Freedom Park Road. A DJ as well as free pizza and drinks will follow. There will be soda and 12 kegs of beer.
Sign up for $38 through March 15 at 6 p.m. or for $45 during packet pick-up and on race day. Packet pick-up is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Peak Performance, near 78th and Cass Streets, and again between 3:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. at the race site.
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