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Paddy's Road Race - The Shillelagh Shuffle 3-Miler in Newton, Massachusetts
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Paddy's Road Race - The Shillelagh Shuffle 3-Miler in Newton, Massachusetts: This wonderful three-miler is simply an awesome Irish-themed road race and celebration at a marvelous, quintessential Irish pub. It’s the New England Runner Pub Series finale—great race for a great cause. Yes, Paddy's in West Newton is the place to be for the 13th edition of the Paddy's Road Race, named for this famous host Irish Pub on Elm Street. The post race with food, Irish music, beer garden, raffles and more will reward your running endeavor and warm your heart. By Skip Cleaver.
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