Due to major construction on Somerville Ave and the Ball Square Bridge,

we are canceling the 2019 race. Stay tuned for updates for 2020!

Congrats to the finishers of the 2018 Rás na hÉireann USA 5K! Find your official Results here.

Welcome to the Rás na hÉireann USA 5K


Rás na hÉireann is the most genuine Irish race this side of the Atlantic. It is a celebration of traditions dating back centuries - and simply a celebration of spring in Somerville, Massachusetts.


5,000 registered runner & walker limit.

Sold out weeks in advance every year since 2004!


race information

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Proud Sponsor of:

For more information about the race, volunteering, etc. contact:

B.A. Event Promotions

P.O. Box 1294

Margaretville, NY 12455

For regular updates from the Race Director