The annual Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend is a St. Paddy’s Day tradition in Coastal Virginia. Lace up your sneakers, dress yourself in green and conquer the streets of the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. 25,000 runners from all 50 states and around the world will enjoy flat, fast and scenic courses along the beautiful oceanfront and recover at the huge finish line celebration featuring live music, ice-cold Yuengling beer and much more. This three-day event includes a sports and fitness expo, race distances and challenges to accommodate all ages and skill levels. With six events, there is a distance for everyone: the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon, Anthem Shamrock Half Marathon, TowneBank Shamrock 8K, Dolphin & Whale Challenge, Operation Smile Shamrock Final Mile and Leprechaun Dash.