It's the wearin' o'the green and the poundin' o'the pavement for the St. Patty's Day Pub Run at Bell's Eccentric Cafe in Kalamazoo.

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  • What: St. Patty's Day Pub Run
  • When: March 16, 6 p.m.
  • Where: Bell's Eccentric Cafe, 355 E Kalamazoo Ave
  • How Much: $20 or $40 V.I.P. package

Step off your St. Patrick's Day celebration early with the St. Patty's Day Pub Run on Wednesday, March 16.

Gazelle Sports has teamed up with Bell's for this unique event with a fun run through the streets of Kalamazoo, a costume contest and a V.I.P. after-party! All proceeds from this festive fun run benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Each $20 entry fee covers the run only. Become a V.I.P. for $40 and get some nice swag, a wicking pullover 1/4 zip jacket and access to the after-party at Bell's Eccentric Cafe AND a free beer!

Online registration is available until March 15. Lace up your shoes and see if you can beat John Mason and I. We'll see you at the starting line!

Bonus Photo Gallery: Fun Costumes from the 2014 Screaming Banshee Race