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Join us for the 3rd Annual Irish Eyes Are Mile’ing

March 11, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Irish eyes are mile'ing

Welcome to the Third Annual Irish Eyes are Mile’ing 5K in Ocala!

This race is presented by the Ocala Distance Project
We want to introduce a lifelong love of the sport of distance running. We strive to instill a work ethic that carries over into other aspects of the children’s lives. One of our motto’s is “We work hard, so winning comes easy.

Entry Fee for Irish Eyes Are Mile’ing 5k

Early Bird : $30 until midnight Jan 31, 2023

Regular : $35 From Feb 1, 2022 until Feb 28, 2023 midnight. THIS IS SHIRT CUT OFF DATE

Late entry: $40 from March 1, 2023 until March 10, 2023 at 9am when online registration closes.

Race day registration is $40 cash or check only and may not include a shirt

IRISH EYES ARE MILE’ING MEDALS will be presented to the first 280 finishers.

There will be a VIRTUAL Irish Eyes are Mile’ing race too with the option of shipping for an additional fee.

We will present awards to the Overall Male and Female and to the Masters Male and Female
AGE GROUPS will be FIVE YEAR, THREE DEEP from 9 and Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70-74 and 75 AND OVER! Age group winners will receive something….pint glasses are out of stock.

Our OLDEST male and female finishers will also be presented with awards. To keep it exciting, we will NOT show participants.

Pre-Race packet pick-up for the Irish Eyes Are Mile’ing 5k will take place on March 10th at The Running Elements from 10 am to 2 pm. The Running Elements is the premier running store in Ocala. They are locally owned and operated by runners who live in the community.

The Running Elements
29 NE 1st Ave Suite E,
Ocala, FL 34470



Last year’s Irish Eyes Are Mile’ing 5k saw runners participate in the rain as local ultra runner Tom Duff edged out Ocala Distance Project star Jaylen Blackburn in a time of 18:37 to 19:04. Winning the overall female title was Anna Wilson in a 23:51, she finished 22 seconds faster than Savannah Risner also of the Ocala Distance Project.

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March 11, 2023
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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