Party Details!

Our fantastic St. Patrick’s Day Event is back at the restaurant! You know Uncle Marty knows how to throw a party and this year will be no different – and bring the kids. Lots of fun things for them to do! Race will start and end next door at the Sand Lake school.

Schedule of Events:

11:00am Vendor Fair Opens
11:00am Pastor Bob gives the blessing over all of the runners and Averill Park high schooler, Emily Pitts, sings the National Anthem!
11:00am Shamrock Shuffle
11:45am Kilt Race
12:00pm DJ Jeff Liberty
12:30pm Shamrock Hunt
12:30pm Frank Jaklitsch and Friends belting Irish tunes
12:45pm Race winners announced
1:00pm Irish Stew Contest
1:00pm Three Irish Voices
3:00pm Kilt Parade and Costume Contest
3:00pm Irish Stew Contest
5:00pm Music, Food, and Kids Activities
6:00pm Closing Ceremonies with Frank and Bob

We recommend registering for the 5K Kilt Run today – prices will increase closer to the race day and a limited number of registrants are being accepted! Shirts have been ordered. Packet pickup will be the Friday before the race at Uncle Marty’s.

Swag bags for the winners are going to rock!! We are also giving away prizes for the team with the most participants!! 

  • Fastest Man
  • 2nd Place Man
  • 3rd Place Man
  • Fastest Woman
  • 2nd Place Woman
  • 3rd Place Woman
  • Junior (Under 16) Fastest Male
  • Junior (Under 16) Fastest Female
  • Senior (over 60) Fastest Man
  • Senior (Over 60) Fastest Woman
  • Fastest Walker Male
  • Fastest Walker Female

The race starts at 11:45am and is being timed by Albany Running Exchange Event Productions! Bib timers will be used and this site will list the top 3 runners in each age group.


click on the image for a larger and more detailed view of the run


  • The race starts in the parking lot of the Sand Lake school.
  • Run up the access road between the Sand Lake school and Miller Hill, adjacent to the playground.
  • Take a right and run through the parking lot of Miller Hill school (into the circle in front of the school and out the main parking lot entrance). This is the route we use for the Shamrock Shuffle 1K.
  • Take a left out of the Miller Hill parking lot on to Rt. 66.
  • Take a left on to Crest Rd.
  • Take a left on to Mountain View Rd.
  • Take a right on to Mountain View Rd. (see map).
  • Take a left on to Crest Rd.
  • Take a right on to Rt. 66.
  • Travel back down Rt. 66 into the parking lot of the Miller Hill school and back to the access road to the Sand Lake parking lot.