5th Annual Sham Rock 5k!

We’re looking forward to our 5th Annual Sham Rock 5k, taking place in downtown Greencastle on Saturday, March 9, 2024! Join us and have a blast Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and raising funds for  Greencastle Music Fest.

Race Details:

The event will begin and end at our event host Almost Home Restaurant in Downtown Greencastle (17 W Franklin St, Greencastle, IN 46135) There is plenty of parking along the streets downtown for everyone attending the event! Be sure to stay after the race for a fun community Saint Patrick’s event after the race!

Event Schedule:

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Pre-Packet Pickup – Almost Home Restaurant’s Bar

8:00 a.m. – Packet Pickup Begins – Almost Home Restaurant
9:30 a.m. – Packet Pickup Ends
9:45 a.m. – Pre-race Ceremony
10:00 a.m. – 5k Start
11:00 a.m. – Award Ceremony
11:15 a.m. – 5k Course Closed
1:00 p.m. – Shamrock Celebration ends

Sign Up Details

Plan to grab your friends, co-workers or sign up yourself to run in this 5K which is always a lot of fun, and a great way to shake off the winter blues!

  • Run an amazing course that shows off Downtown Greencastle and DePauw
  • Custom bib#s for all athletes
  • A rocking Sham Rock 5k t-shirt*
  • A finisher beer for all 21 and over (We will be checking IDs for your post-race beer so remember to bring your ID if you want your beer!)
  • Awesome Saint Patrick’s Day overall and age group awards
  • Disposable chip timing

*Guaranteed t-shirt cutoff date is March 3rd.

Get Involved

SPONSORSHIP: Is your company interested in becoming part of this growing community tradition? Join us in celebrating and enjoying a fun healthy run in our beautiful town.


If you have any questions at all please feel free to call  Gail Smith at (765-721-0137 ) or contact us online now.

Gold Sponsor

Putnam Co. Visitors Bureau
Almost Home Logo

Silver Sponsor

Bieniek Law logo
Rotary Logo
Putnam County Hospital Logo
Vincent Aguirre logo

Bronze Sponsors

The Waters of greencastle
The Whisk Logo
Putnam Parks & Pathways Logo
Furniture Awarehouse
Endeavor Communications logo
Don Julio Restaurant - new