Parks & Recreation Department hosting Shamrock 5K

City of Odessa Parks and Recreation Department announced it will be hosting its Shamrock 5K race on Saturday.

This St. Patrick’s Day themed run will take place at Comanche Trail Park South, which is located at 301 Interstate 20 Service Road in Odessa. This race is open to all ages, and kids 12 and under are free.

Race registration starts at 9 a.m. and the race will begin at 10 a.m. The registration fee is $40 per runner, ages 13 and up. All runners will receive a 5K medal, a charm, and a t-shirt. Runners are encouraged to wear their best green race outfits, good luck clovers, and lucky charms.

The Shamrock 5K Race will be part of the Parks and Recreation Department 5k race series. Each race will have its own signature charm that runners receive after completing the race to add to their medal. Upcoming races for the 5K will be announced soon.

To register online, visit For more information on this race and future events, visit