19.-21. MARCH, practical. shamrockshuffle.com. Bank of America’s Shamrock Shuffle Celebration in Chicago invites runners to green the streets of your neighborhood and celebrate this tradition in a new and unique way. The race weekend starts on March 19, and from Friday to Sunday shufflers can take part in the virtual 8 km run, 2 mile walk or The Mile. Choose your own path and run your race virtually. Participants have access to race numbers for digital events and can download their official race number from the Registration tab.
21st annual race with the Irish 5K
MARCH 13, 7:30 p.m. Indiana Dunes State Park, 1600 N. CR 25, Chesterton. runsignup.com. Sign up for the traditional 5k run, 1/2 mile kid’s run, or the non-competitive 5k fitness run. There is no on-site registration, but online registration is open until 7:30 a.m. on the day of the race. The start times for rolling are from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and runners should arrive no earlier than 20 minutes before the start window. Racing shirts guaranteed until February 28th.
ONGOING, Sunday 10 a.m. and 12 p.m., Monday and Friday 5 a.m., Monday and Thursday 4.30 p.m. Class UFC Gym, 10417 Calumet Ave., Suite A, Münster. classufcgym.com. Get trained through seven rounds of pocket work with a energetic instructor who will challenge your speed, strength, and endurance as you mix in heart-pumping conditioning exercises that will make you sweat seriously.