Kilt Run/Walk 2015!

kiltl“Wherever you go and whatever you do, May the luck of the Irish be there with you”


Thank you for joining us on March 7th for the Annual Collar City Kilt Fest!

This race to St. Patrick’s Day is the newest Troy tradition. Be a part of the spectacle by wearing your very best Celtic Warrior garb or judge who did it best!  


The day includes a scenic 5k Kilt Run/Walk through the city ending at the party tent that hosts music, food and entertainment.  The city is yours to explore with the City Pass.  The pass makes you a Troy VIP with access to tastings and treats and special discounts in many of our unique Troy venues. The pass is an additional $5 for registered runners and $10 for non-runners.

You must have a City Pass to ride the chartered Kilt Crawl bus, and here are the goodies you get:

Get your City Pass to the city of Troy and many of its unique venues.  Tastings, special discounts and VIP treatment all throughout the Kilt Fest! Don’t forget–your City Pass is the only way to get on the chartered Kilt Crawl bus!

We’ve got a lot of surprises and rewards lined up for City Pass holders, but we are going to keep you checking back for more. Here’s what we’ve got so far:

Artcentric Gallery (official event sponsor): Free vintage beer mug and Artcentric goodies to the first 16 shoppers who spend $20 or more.

B-Rad’s Bistro (official event sponsor): A wee bit of B-rad’s Irish chowder

Brown’s Brewing Company (official event sponsor): Free pint of their beer of the day

The Counties of Ireland (official event sponsor): Celebration Family Crest scrolls for $19.95 today only. There are over 330,000 names in our database, and not just Irish names

Dinosaur BBQ (official event sponsor): Shorty pour of Dinosaur Ape Hanger Ale

Enigma Co. (official event sponsor): 10 percent off in-store

Finnbar’s Pub (official event sponsor): Finnbar’s Red shorty pour for all holders

O’Briens Public House  (official event sponsor): City Pass holders all get an O’Brien Rickey drink

Psychedelicatessen (official sponsor): Sweet treat to City Pass holders

Rare Form Brewery (official sponsor): Shorty pour of Wee Plaid Scottish Ale

Ryan’s Wake (official event sponsor): Customized free beer koozie

The Ruck (official event sponsor): Scotch egg

Bootleggers on Broadway: Beer samples and merchandise giveaways

Flowers By Pesha: Stop in and enter to win a custom designed terrarium ($50 value)

MarEle Boutique: 15 percent off and a free Spring scarf with a $40 purchase

OptiGolf: Giveaway: two passes for hour-long simulators

Troy Cloth & Paper: Free greeting card with a T-shirt purchse

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall: Giveaway: tickets to internationally touring Irish band, Caladh Nua

The Whistling Kettle:  Buy one get one free pot of tea, beer or wine with the purchase of meal ($10 minimum)



Always a great time with fun costumes, an invigorating run and great music!   Challenging yourself to complete the course, regardless of your skill level or how long it takes to do it.  This healthy-lifestyle event sets the stage for a vibrant and energetic spring!

Proceeds from the event will go to support our beautiful downtown and the The Bid.