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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Shamrock Run

Sunday March 16, Shamrock Run: start times vary from 7:40am to 9:40am depending on which event you participate in click here for map of street closures. The Portland Aerial Tram will be open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. to allow for improved access to Marquam Hill and Oregon Health and Science University during the Shamrock Run.  Avoid road closure delays and take the tram! In addition, the tram will have fun activities for the whole family from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The public is welcome to join the Portland Aerial Tram festivities at the lower tram station in South Waterfront while the Shamrock Run is underway. Take the tram to the top of the hill and cheer on the runners at the half-way point. There will be a range of free activities for the whole family: face painting, balloon sculpting, tram T-shirts for coloring ($10), puzzles, crafts and behind the scenes tram tours of the control and motor rooms.  Round trip fare: $4, children 6 years of age and under ride for free!  For more information on the Shamrock Run go to