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Course DetailsThe Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K course starts and finishes in Chicago’s Grant Park and mirrors segments of the famed Bank of America Chicago Marathon route. The flat and fast course is home to many personal bests and world class performances, including the women’s American 8K record (24:36) set by Deena Kastor in 2005, and the course record (22:35) set by Kenya’s James Kariuki in 1998.

2014 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K course map (.pdf)

Aid stations

Course-125x178Two on-course aid stations offer Gatorade® Endurance Formula (lemon-lime), water, medical support and toilet facilities.

  • Aid Station 1: Mile 1.8
    (State Street and Randolph Street)
  • Aid Station 2: Mile 3.5
    (Franklin Street and Monroe Street)
    Water at Aid Station 2 Presented
    by Celebrity Cruises

Street closures

The morning and afternoon of the event, the streets that comprise the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K course, as well as the start/finish area in Grant Park, will be closed to vehicular traffic. Click here for more information regarding race day street closures.

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