2023 Shamrock Run - Buffalo NY

Saturday March 11, 2023 | 11am


The Buffalo Shamrock Run is an annual event that starts and finishes in Buffalo's First Ward neighborhood while winding through the neighboring areas. It is a fun and festive way to kick off the St. Patrick's Day celebration, and it is perfect for runners of all levels. The event features an 8k race that takes runners through the historic region, including right passed BriarBrothers Brewing Company.

Buffalo comes out as they know how, with an incredible atmosphere filled with Irish music, plenty of the tricolour, and tons of Irish cheer. It is a great way to get into the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, even if you are not Irish.

The race itself takes place on a scenic course that winds through the city of Buffalo. The route is well-marked and there are plenty of hydration stations along the way, including at the Silos! Proceeds from the race help benefit the Old First Ward Community Association which helps meet the various needs of the Old First Ward and Buffalo River Community.

If you are looking for a fun and festive way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, the Buffalo Shamrock Run is the perfect event for you. Whether you are a seasoned runner or just looking for a fun way to get active during our long winters, this is an event that you won't want to miss. So come on out and join in the fun, and be sure to stop by after the race to celebrate with a cold pint of beer.

BriarBrothers Brewing is your shenanigan headquarters before, during, and after the race! It's the perfect spot to beat the elements, cheer on your favorite runner, and stay properly hydrated during the race. Bring in your race bib after the race for a free drink to get the post-race party really going.