Preparations begin for 36th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Race

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A road in Davenport got a festive paint job Saturday morning.
The Quad City area painter’s apprentices painted Shamrock Ally on 2nd and Main Street in downtown Davenport.
That is the starting line for the Center For Active Seniors, Inc. 36th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Race. 
Organizers say it’s a major fundraiser for the center. More than $80,000 were raised in 2017. 
The painting of the shamrocks is a tradition kicking off a week of preparations for the popular race. 
“It’s a fast, flat and fun course. It just kind of kicks off the race season and everyone just comes out and has a good time in their green attire,” says CASI spokesperson Sammy Meier. 
The race is Saturday, March 17 at  9 a.m.
For registration information follow this link. 

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