Saturday, March 12, 2022
Join us for an in-person St Paddy’s Day 5k to celebrate the beginning of spring 2021!
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DOWNTOWN TACOMA, 8th and Pacific AVE
Under guidance of the Washington State COVID-19 Roadmap to Recovery, we will be offering a modified, live in person 5K on Saturday March 13, 2021.
Staggered Start Times: 8:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Capped at 600.
Registration opened Saturday January 30th 2021 , 12pm and remains open until until sold out.
Once the 50 person time slots are full you must select another start time slot so please coordinate with your family and friends when registering.
Confirm your registration HERE <<
Registration details:
Family of 4 Discount Available (email staff @ Databar Events .com)
Custom 2021 Finisher Medal
Commemorative Coffee Mug
Custom Bib number if you register before February 15, 2021
Chip Timed Results
Price Increases
February 15 – $52.50
February 22 – $55
March 1 – $57.50
March 8 – $60
March 10, 10:am Registration Closes.
Cancelation Policy:
Permits, supplies and swag are being purchased, in the event the live race is canceled due to Covid-19 Pandemic the event will turn Virtual, swag can be picked up at Fleet Feet Tacoma.
PACKET PICKUP will be at Fleet Feet Tacoma on Thursday, March 11 and Friday, March 12 from 2 pm – 6 pm. There will be NO packet pickup on race day and you MUST pickup your items on either Thursday or Friday prior to the race.
3812 N 26th St
Tacoma WA 98407
Free 2020 St Paddy’s Day Tee Shirts are available while supplies last.
(With the Governor’s cancellation 2 days before the 2020 event we have not yet recycled the event tees.)
Course Map HERE <<
Runners will be released 200 per hour. When registering you will choose your 15 minute time slot to come to the start line.
2021 Results HERE <
2021 COVID- 19 Event Procedures
TCMA will strictly follow and implement the COVID-19 Reopening Requirements for outdoor bicycle, running, cross country skiing, and non-motorized boating: races, tours, and rides to protect the safety of all participants, volunteers, and staff. The following practices are required of all participants:
1. All pre-registration must occur online. There will be no day of registration.
2. Packet pick-up will be staggered the week prior to the race. You may have friends / family pick-up your packet, no ID required. To ensure the safety of race participants, staff, and volunteers individuals must wear a mask when picking up their packet. NO packets will be available race morning, NO exceptions. Masks will be provided to all runners in their race packets. Masks will be provided after they cross the finish line as well.
3. Starting waves of 50 participants every 15 minutes will be utilized, Runners will be released 4 at a time every 1 minute. Individuals must select a time at registration and adhere to that time to allow for social distancing.
4. Participants must wait in their vehicles or away from the start line until their start time approaches.
5. Participants at the start and finish area must maintain at least six feet of distance from all other people and wear face coverings until their race begins. Masks will be provided with participant’s packets and should be worn at the start until your wave has started. Masks will be available at the finish line to wear post-race.
6. If participants need to pass another runner, they need to pass them in a manner that is safe and makes the moment of passage as brief as reasonably possible.
7. Participants should maintain social distance of at least 6 feet while waiting in line for restrooms.
8. Spectators are not allowed.
9. Participants must leave the finish line area upon completion of their race. No congregating in groups at the finish line.
10. Participants should not attend the event if they have a temperature of 100.4F or greater, feel sick, or believe they may have been exposed to coronavirus. Should this be the case, participants will be allowed to complete the race virtually at their discretion and will still receive their race swag.
Any updated Covid 19 information will be posted here. Thank you

Founded in 2006, the Tacoma City Marathon Association has organized over 150 races and strives to deliver premier running events for all participants, whether you run just for fun or are chasing that next PR. We allow runners to experience a smoothly operated event while also having a great time.


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