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The 2020 Lucky Charm 5k/10k

Saturday March 21st, 2020

Harrisburg, PA

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**RACE UPDATE 3/12/20**

Dear participants of Lucky Charm Harrisburg,

We regret to inform you that we have been mandated by state and local health officials that we cannot host our live race.

We will however, have a virtual race. This means you can still receive your bib, shirt and medal and run a 5k or 10k on your own, at any location. 

We will be offering prizes for those taking the best selfies with your shirt, bib, and or medal by tagging @luckycharmhbg on Instagram. Entries can be submitted between March 18 and March 22, 2020. We will announce winners on March 23.

For added convenience, we will be offering packet pick up at Fleet Feet Mechanicsburg during additional times scheduled here:
Wednesday, March 18 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday, March 19 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, March 20 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, March 22 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Race discounts will be valid during packet pick up and until the end of March. Sale coupons will be emailed to participants.

As per the mission of our race, we will still give a generous donation to Capital Area Girls on the Run and Downtown Improvement District. There will not be refunds or mailed packets.

We thank you for your understanding during this difficult time for all of us. 

Have a great run!


The 2020 Lucky Charm 5k/10k will open the 2020 race season with an exciting run through the capital city. At Lucky Charm Races EVERYONE is a winner. Every participant receives a finishers medal and 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. Race date is March 21 at noon, the race will open up the St. Patrick's Day festivities in downtown Harrisburg before the parade.

Packet pickup is at Fleet Feet Mechanicsburg Thursday March 19 12-7 and Friday March 20 10-7. Runners get special discounts during packet pickup on Thursday and Friday! Packets can also be picked up race day 10:30 to 11:30 at the start line on 2nd St near Strawberry St.

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, and Spirits, where you receive a Free Beer as a race participant and can watch the parade which begins at 2 p.m. 5K Course Map 10K Course Map

Participants can switch events (5k/10k). Registration can not be transferred to another runner. Refunds are not allowed.

Overall Female and Male winners of both races win a Fleet Feet Sponsorship including Fleet Feet race kit and gift card.

Race sponsors: OSS Health, Fleet Feet Mechanicsburg, Brooks Running, Pivot PT 


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Start Location

10 N 2nd St., Harrisburg, PA

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