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Sunday, Apr 3, 2016

Defending Champs Sambu, Pappas Win 2016 Shamrock Shuffle

Defending Champs Sambu, Pappas Win 2016 Shamrock Shuffle

Defending champions Stephen Sambu and Alexi Pappas have won the 2016 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle.

Sunday, Apr 3, 2016

Shuffle Pacer Playlist: Ready To Shamrock 'N Roll!

Shuffle Pacer Playlist: Ready To Shamrock 'N Roll!

These are just a few of the artist that will ride the race day wave with me this Sunday.

Friday, Apr 1, 2016
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By Courtney O'Callaghan

2016 Shamrock Shuffle By The Numbers

Kick off the running season in Chicago and continue feeding your inner Irish...View gallery

  • Shamrock Shuffle Start
  • Shamrock Shuffle Participants
  • Stopwatch
Saturday, Apr 2, 2016

Chilly, Windy Forecast In Store for Shamrock Shuffle Runners

Chilly, Windy Forecast In Store for Shamrock Shuffle Runners

A brisk, spring day is in the forecast to kick off running season at the Shamrock Shuffle.

Sunday, Apr 3, 2016

Street Closures In Place for Shamrock Shuffle

Street Closures In Place for Shamrock Shuffle

Several street closures take effect Friday in preparation for the 37th annual Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K race on Sunday, April 3.

Sunday, Apr 3, 2016

Runner’s Guide to 2016 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

Runner’s Guide to 2016 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

Kick off the running season in Chicago and don’t stop the St. Patrick’s celebration at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K, on Sunday, April 3. The 37th annual race is one of Chicago’s best races with...

Thursday, Mar 3, 2016

History of the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

History of the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

Feed your inner Irish by participating in Chicago’s annual Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K. The event is the kick-off to running season in Chicago, with the course weaving its way through the city’s...

Monday, Feb 29, 2016
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By Shannon Blum

Shamrock Shuffle Improving Sustainability By The Numbers

The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K continues to improve event sustainability...View gallery

  • Shamrock-Shuffle
  • Race Awards
  • Runners
Monday, Feb 29, 2016

What You’ll See at Each Mile of the 2016 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

What You’ll See at Each Mile of the 2016 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

Running a race in Chicago is one of the best ways to see multiple parts of the city in one trip. While running in the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K participants will start in Millennium Park to race...

Sunday, Apr 3, 2016

Defending Shamrock Shuffle Champs Return for Sunday's Race

Defending Shamrock Shuffle Champs Return for Sunday's Race

The 2015 winners of the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K will return this year in hopes of defending their titles.

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