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Over 2,800 Registered and Growing for the 3rd Annual Lucky Leprechaun 7k

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Lucky Leprechaun, benefiting the MACC Fund, is pleased to announce current numbers and contributions.

Milwaukee, WI (March 19, 2015) The 3rd Annual Lucky Leprechaun 7K takes place at 10am on Saturday, March 21, 2015 in Hart Park, Wauwatosa. Currently, over 2,800 participants are registered for the event, which benefits the MACC Fund. Race day will be a spectacle and full of fun Irish decor and contests. The St. Patrick’s Day celebration will be filled with Irish Dancers, bag piper and great festive photo opportunities with Zippy the Leprechaun and his life size cutout. Participants are encouraged to dress up in their best St. Patty’s costume and rock their best Irish jig at the Start Line. After the race, live Irish music by Tallymoore and three of the areas finest food trucks will be onsite at the post-race party, in front of Leff’s Lucky Town.

Online registrations will be accepted through March 19, 2015 until 11:59 PM at LuckyLeprechaun7K.com. Onsite registration will be available from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM on Friday at Performance Running Outfitters-Brookfield and race morning from 8:30 – 9:45 AM at Hart Park in the tent.

“We are thrilled to be raising money for the cure against childhood cancer.” said President, Jeff Graves. “From the race day festivities to the great Post-Race Party hosted by Leff’s Lucky Town participants will certainly have plenty of fun as they celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Milwaukee Style.” Graves added.

The MACC Fund is excited to benefit from the Lucky Leprechaun Run. Thank you to Leff’s Lucky Town, Vision Event Management and everyone involved with the run” said Jon McGlocklin, President and Founder of the MACC Fund.

Lucky Leprechaun Numbers

Age:                                                                                                       Gender:
Oldest: 72                                                                                              Female: 69%
Youngest: 8                                                                                          Male: 31%
Average: 36

Top 5 Cities:                                                                                        Top 5 States: 15 States Represented
1. Milwaukee                                                                                        1. Wisconsin
2. Wauwatosa                                                                                      2. Illinois
3. Waukesha                                                                                        3. Michigan
4. Brookfield                                                                                        4. Minnesota
5. New Berlin                                                                                        5. Indiana

Lucky Leprechaun Details

Race Highlights:

  • 7 Kilometers (4.3 Miles) of Lucky Leprechaun Fun
  • MACC Fund volunteers handing out green party beads
  • Out Run the Leprechaun Contest
  • Lucky Finishers #7, #77 and #777 will receive a prize
  • Great Costume Contest through social media following the race
  • Start & Finish at a Favorite Milwaukee Pub: Leff’s Lucky Town
  • Awesome Festive T-Shirt for all Participants
  • 2 Free Beers for Registered Participants 21 and Over
  • Awards to the top 3 Male and Female finishers

Pricing:

  • $40 through – 3/19/2015
  • $50 Friday Packet Pick-Up & Race Day

About the MACC Fund

Founded in 1976, Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer, Inc. (the MACC Fund) is dedicated to funding childhood cancer and related blood disorders research. Our goal, with your help, is to find a cure for childhood cancer and related blood disorders by providing critical funding for research. The MACC Fund gives the Gift of Hope through Research. Every penny counts. Every donation matters. Why? Because every child battling cancer or a blood disorder is someone’s child, someone’s sibling, someone’s friend. Every donation gives hope to a child fighting cancer or a blood disorder. For more information please visit MACCFund.org

About Vision Event Management Vision Event Management (VEM), produces high-profile endurance events. Based in Westfield, IN, VEM productions include the Publix Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon, the Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole Run, the Brewers Mini-Marathon, Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon and the BMO Harris Bank Madison Mini-Marathon & 5K. For more information, visit VisionEventManagement.com.

Contact Information

Becky Pinter
Chief Operating Officer
MACC Fund (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer, Inc.)
10000 W. Innovation Dr., Suite 135

Milwaukee, WI 53226

Phone: (414) 955-5830
Fax: (414) 955-6170
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