Busse Woods
Saturday, March 7, 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions

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They receive one pint of beer.  No 5K run/walk, no beer samples, no pint glass, no shirt, and no medal.

Yes. Extra fees apply.
  • Log into RunSignUp.com/profile.
  • Click on My Registered Races (lower left-hand side).
  • Click on Manage Registration (middle of page)
  • Click the Transfer Event tab on the left
  • Click the Start Transfer and make your selection.

We will have photographers hanging around. Photos will be uploaded to RunSignUp, same place where you registered. Photos from some past events are on our Facebook page. You may do with them what you wish for free (the photos, not the photographers)!  Just like our page – www.facebook.com/shamrockbeerrun

Log into runsignup.com and make it happen before Feb 15th.
  • Log into RunSignUp.com/profile, click on My Registered Races (lower left-hand side).
  • Click on Manage Registration (middle of page)
  • Click on Questions (Left Hand Side) then type in the bib name you’d like.
Or We will have some Sharpies on-site for your coloring pleasure.

Yes!  You don’t need to do anything. Points are added to your account shortly after the event.

Not by us.  Set your iPhone or Droid if you want.

Green and fun are good!  Costumes are encouraged.

Yes, but no beer for him/her.  You know the rules, clean up and leashes…

Yes. You MUST BRING AN ID on race day.  Professional security will be verifying identification.

  • You get five separate 3-ounce beers
  • Plus you get a pint at the finish
  • That’s 31 total ounces
  • Beer tickets are sold if you'd like more.
Nope, this is a  non-timed fun run/walk/party.
Yes, walkers are welcome to do the 5K.  If they're not up for the stroll, they may register for the BrewFest.  They receive one pint with their entry, but no shirt, medal or beer samples.

You have two choices so you don’t just eat the money.

  1. Come to one of the Packet Pickup dates and get your stuff or send someone to pick it up for you.  You won’t get the beer, but you can have a shirt, pint glass and medal.
  2. Sell or give away your registration.  
    • You need to  Log into RunSignUp.com/profile,.
    • Click on My Registered Races (lower left-hand side).
    • Click on Manage Registration (middle of page)
    • Click the Transfer to Another Runner tab (left-hand side)
    • Enter the new runner’s name and email.
    • There is no charge for  you to do this yourself online.  
  3. You may switch to Virtual. Log into runsignup.com and follow the steps to switch. There will be an additional charge, then we will mail your swag shortly after the event.

 If you require Fun-Races help, email andrea@fun-races.com – we charge $10 to assist you.

 Absolutely!  More than half the participants walk the course.

No.  This event is 21+ only.  Insurance and the State require that no one under 21 be admitted.  There is a lot of beer here.

Sorry, no we don’t.

Nope. Per our insurance, this one is 21+ only. No strollers either:(

Stay tuned to the website and pre-race emails for packet pickup info.

Yes, we will open Check in at 11:30am on race day.
Yes, you just need their ID or their registration QR Code.

Yes, and it’s free:)

Find a designated driver and let them worry about it:)  Limited to 400 spots at the forest preserve.  Strongly encouraging people to car pool, and we are working on a shuttle service with one of our sponsors.

Kind-of… We make the start of the race area pretty small- so you get your first beer, then take off.  That spreads out everyone a bit, so 3,000 people don’t hit the first beer stop at the same time.

Then drink your beer faster or it may get watered down.  We go rain or shine.

Click on the REGISTER button either on this website or visit the race's city site for more information and registration links.

You can check by logging into RunSignUp.com/profile, then clicking on My Registered Races (lower left-hand side).

You get your shirt and pint glass at Packet Pickup or when you Check-In race day.

Yes, until March 1.  

  • Log into RunSignUp.com/profile.
  • Click on My Registered Races (lower left-hand side).
  • Click on Manage Registration (middle of page)
  • Click on Giveaway, then select the new size/style you’d like.