Nantucket Events

Shamrock Run Benefits Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals

Join The Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals for their 3rd Annual ShamRock Run on Saturday, March 15 beginning at Cisco Brewery, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.  Race begins with a Little Leprechaun Leap for kids at 10:30 am, followed by a scenic 4 mile Run / Walk at 11:00am that follows a mostly flat course with moderate grades. Runners pass by Bartlett Farm, Miacomet Pond and the Miacomet Golf Course before heading back to Cisco Brewery. leprechan

Costumes are encouraged, and prizes for First Male & First Female racer will be awarded.  Post-Race festivities include family fun activities, light fare, music and goody bags for both people and pets. You don’t have to run to have fun, come to cheer on your friends and learn more about the island’s shelter.

All proceeds will benefit the Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals. We encourage participants to bring their dogs, with a suggested $5 “Leash Donation” for our furry participants.  Thank you to race organizer Christy Basset Baker for all her hard work and dedication to assisting animals in need.  There is a limit of participants so please register in advance.  It’s just $30 to register.  To sign up, visit  For more details, send an email to

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