March 23, 2019

Lucky Charm 5k/10k


The 2019 LUCKY CHARM 5k/10k will open the 2019 race calendar with an exciting run through the capital city. At Lucky Charm, EVERYONE is a winner. Every participant receives a finishers medal, a race t-shirt, and a gift certificate to Fleet Feet Mechanicsburg. Created by runners, the Lucky Charm course is built for runners of all abilities. The race date is March 23rd at noon and the race will open up the St. Patrick's Day festivities in downtown Harrisburg before the parade. REGISTER NOW!

Our course is flat and fast and runs through the city of Harrisburg and along the Susquehanna river on closed roads. Our race atmosphere is exciting and festive and kicks off the St. Patrick's parade in downtown Harrisburg. Join us for the after party at Hops, Vines & Spirits where you'll receive a FREE BEER as a race participant and can watch the parade which begins at 2 p.m.

Register: Sign up for the 5k or 10k!

Packet Pickup: Packet pickup will be a Fleet Feet Mechanicsburg Thursday March 21 noon - 7 pm and Friday March 22 10 am - 7 pm. There will be special Lucky Charm gear and deals available at Fleet Feet for race participants.

Race Day: Race day packet pickup 10:30 - 11:30. Race 12:00.

Awards: Awards will be awarded to the top 3 males and females in both the 5k and 10k. Age group awards will be awarded to the top 2 finishers in each age group.

2019 Race Results

2018 Race Photos

Volunteers: We need volunteers! If you are interested in volunteering or you know someone who is, sign up here: Volunteer Form


Strollers are permitted on the race course. We ask that participants pushing strollers start towards the back of the race.

Dogs are not permitted on the race course.

We suggest parking at City Island and walking to the start/finish line area.

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