The F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash is Seattle’s original and largest St. Patrick’s Day run/walk, with 15,000 green-clad fitness enthusiasts dashing nearly four miles around Seattle Center. The Dash is a benefit for the Detlef Schrempf Foundation and Northwest Children's Charities.
The St. Patrick’s Day Dash starts at 3rd & Mercer at 8:30am and runs east to Dexter. Runners and walkers go north on Aurora to the Aurora Bridge, and return to Finish at 5th & Harrison next to EMP. Activities on Seattle Center grounds include the Post Dash Bash, Irish entertainment and Beer Garden in the Fisher Pavilion.
Aurora will be closed between Thomas and N 34th from 7:30-11:00am.
Mercer will be closed between 1st and Dexter from 5:00-11:00am.
5th Ave will be closed between Mercer & Broad St from 8:00 – 11:00am.