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Las Vegas St. Patrick's Day Run

Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

Saturday, March 13th, 2021

Historic Railroad Trail

Boulder City, Nevada

A Message from the Race Director



Dear Athletes,


We are extremely excited to announce the Las Vegas St. Patrick’s Day Run that will take place on March 13th, 2021! This event was the last we were able to hold in 2020 and will be the first of many in 2021. 


At BBSC Endurance Sports, we are committed to provide you with a professional, organized and fun race.  We have developed an event plan that is focused on the safety of all athletes, volunteers, and staff.  We will continuously update our safety and COVID-19 mitigation plan to stay in compliance with all national, state, and local protocols.  This may include modifications to the courses, changes in start and finish processes, a mask mandate, and social distancing – all changes to create the safest possible race environment. Please take the time to review the prevention procedures on our website to keep yourself and fellow runners safe as we near race day. 


In the following weeks we will communicate all details, schedules, maps, and procedures.  In addition, we will be updating the race website with any changes to protocols as quickly as possible.


We look forward to welcoming you to the first start line of 2021.  Happy Training!


Rowan Waldman

Race Director – BBSC Endurance Sports

In these uncertain times, event details can be updated at a moment’s notice.
Therefore, we will constantly update event information to ensure its accuracy as
your race day approaches. Make sure to regularly check back to stay up-to-date on the latest information.
Race Description
Start your St. Patrick's Day morning at the renowned Las Vegas St. Patrick's Day Run in historic Boulder City. It’s an event the whole family will enjoy, with distances from 5K to Half Marathon!  This race is historic and scenic. Taking place at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, which is approximately 18 miles from Las Vegas and boasts amazing views as the largest man-made lake in the US. During the race, you'll run on the Historic Railroad Trail, part of the Rail-to-Trails Conservancy and National Park. 
Course Maps

Half Marathon (13.1mi)

Begin at the Historic Railroad Trailhead and run WEST for 2 miles before turning around and coming back the way you came. Continue onto the Historic Railroad Trail going through the 6 tunnels until you reach the turnaround at the Hoover Dam, at which point you will head back to the finish line.

10K Run (6.2mi)

Begin at the Historic Railroad Trailhead and run east, continue onto the Historic Railroad Trail going through the 6 tunnels until you reach the turnaround, at which point you will head back to the finish line.

5K Course (3.1mi)

Start at the Historic Railroad Trailhead and run east on the Historic Railroad Trail for 1.55 miles and then head back the same way you came.

Race Day Parking 

Hoover Dam Lodge Overflow Lot

Across 93 from Hoover Dam Lodge

18000 U.S. 93 Boulder City, NV 89005

There is no athlete or spectator parking at Historic Railroad Trailhead.
Packet Pick-Up

Option 1:

Friday, March 12th

3:00pm - 6:00pm

McGhie's Henderson

19 S. Stephanie St. 

Suite 100

Henderson, NV

Option 2:

Saturday, March 13th

6:00am - 8:45am

Hoover Dam Lodge 

Parking Lot

18000 U.S. 93

Boulder City, NV 

Rolling Start Line

This year we will be utilizing a rolling start system, starting individual runners at 5 second intervals.  We will be starting the faster participants first designated by expected pace.  The 5k will be going off first at 7:30AM, followed by the 10k and then the Half Marathon. We are using this format to space out runners on course, as well as lessen congestion at the start, finish, and parking areas.


More information on start times will come as we get closer to race day.

Race Features
  • Scenic, USATF sanctioned run course

  • Safe racing atmosphere

  • Early & race day packet pick-up options

  • Accurately measured, clearly marked courses

  • Reliable, accurate timing & results

  • Race shirt, finisher medal, water and Hammer Nutrition product

  • Shirts for runners who register by February 19th

Race Fees

Half Marathon

10K Run

  • $60 through Feb 19th

  • $70 through March 12th

  • $75 on Race Day

5K Run

  • $50 through Feb 19th

  • $60 through March 12th

  • $65 on Race Day


Volunteers of all ages are welcome! Volunteers under 13 years must have a parent or guardian accompanying them during their volunteer shift. Please email to inquire about volunteering. Include your name, age, day & time availability, and any special requests.

Partial LMRA Sign Runners Prerace SPD
Leprachaun 2016 SPD
3 Runners Finish Line in Background Prerace
PreRace Pose Runners 2016
Bagpiper 2016
Past Race Results
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