The Chautauqua Striders are hosting the fourth annual St. Patrick's Dash on March 16 at 9:15 a.m.
The 3-mile event starts and ends at the Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena.
The Dash officially starts the 2013 Runner of the Year Series sponsored by the WCA Center for Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. The St. Patrick's Dash is sponsored by The Legend Group, the Jock Shop, AMT and Shults Auto Group.
Late registration and check in is between 7:30-8:30 a.m. with a $25 entry fee.
At 11 a.m., the Little Leprechaun Dash for children from grades first thought fifth begins.
Pre-entries close Monday with $20 for the 3-mile dash and 3-mile walk. Those entering before the deadline receive a t-shirt.
Entry forms are available at www.chautauqua-striders.org or stopping at the Jamestown Cycle Shop. Checks or money orders and mail to Chautauqua Striders, Inc. 101 East Fourth Street, Jamestown, N.Y. 14701.
Awards are given to the 3-mile dash and walk first three male and female overall finishers and to the first three male and female finishers in each age group of the 3-mile dash.
Travis Prejean was the male winner in 2012 with a time of 16:20.7 and Kylee Witchey-Clements the female winner with a clocking of 18:56.1.
More information is available by visiting www.chautauqua-striders.org or contacting program director David Reinhardt at 488-2203, ext. 230 or faxing 487-1434.