General information

The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle is one of Chicago’s best running celebrations! The Chicago tradition continues the St. Patrick’s Day celebration and kicks off the spring running season in Chicago.

2019 Schedule of events
Post-Race Party
Commemorative merchandise
NBC 5 Chicago live race coverage


2019 Schedule of events

Friday, March 22
McCormick Place, Skyline Ballroom
Packet pick-up
10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Saturday, March 23
McCormick Place, Skyline Ballroom
Packet pick-up
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday, March 24
Grant Park, Chicago
6:30 a.m. – Gear check opens
6:30 a.m. – Start corrals open
8:30 a.m. – 8K Run (Wave 1) start
9:00 a.m. – Post-Race Party begins
9:00 a.m. – 8K Run (Wave 2) start
9:30 a.m. – 2-Mile Walk start
9:30 a.m. – Live music begins at the Post-Race Party
11:30 a.m. – Gear check closes
1:00 p.m. – Beer ticket sales end
1:30 p.m. – Post-Race Party ends

*Times subject to change.

Post-Race Party

Celebrate your finish at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle Post-Race Party immediately following the 8K run and 2-mile walk. The Post-Race Party features live music. Shufflers will receive a drink ticket attached to their bib number that can be redeemed for one (1) Michelob ULTRA*. Additional drink tickets are available for purchase in advance of race day at packet pick-up or at the Post-Race Party.

To save time and avoid lines on race day, have your ID checked and purchase drink tickets* in advance at packet pick-up.


The Scout logoContinue the celebration at The Scout

The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle After Party will be hosted at The Scout Waterhouse & Kitchen (1301 S. Wabash Ave.) on Sunday, March 24 from 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. Shamrock Shuffle participants who bring their race bib will receive a ticket that can be redeemed for one (1) Michelob ULTRA

* You must be 21 years or older with a valid ID to purchase and/or consume alcoholic beverages at the Post-Race Party and After Party.

Commemorative merchandise

Commemorative merchandise for the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle will be sold at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle Packet Pick-up.

NBC 5 LogoNBC 5 Chicago live race coverage

On race morning, NBC Chicago and Telemundo Chicago will provide live, streaming coverage of the race start and finish from 8 – 11 a.m. where supporters can watch their favorite runner cross the line. 

Download the NBCChicago Mobile app or the Telemundo Chicago app to watch on your phone.  

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