Health & Fitness Expo

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and the spring running season at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Health & Fitness Expo. The Health & Fitness Expo features more than 80 exhibiting companies, offering runners and walkers the latest in footwear, apparel, nutrition and technology. The Expo is free and open to public.

Location & hours
Participant packet and bag pick-up
Parking & transportation
Marketing opportunities


Location & hours

McCormick Place, Hall C
2301 South Indiana Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616

  • Friday, March 31
    10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 1
    9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Participant packet and bag pick-up

Your participant packet and bag includes:

  • Timing device*
  • Event bib number
  • Nike participant running shirt

* Note timing devices are only applicable to the 8K run event. The 2 mile walk is an untimed event.

Packet pick-up will take place at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Health & Fitness Expo at McCormick Place.

Packet pick-up tickets will be emailed to all registered participants.

If you cannot attend the Health & Fitness Expo, a friend, family member or co-worker can pick up your packet for you by presenting a copy of your packet pick-up ticket.*

*No ticket? Packet pick-up tickets can be printed at the Participant Services Desk at the Health & Fitness Expo.

NEW IN 2017! The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K will mail a limited number of bib numbers to participants for the 2017 event. This will be an option for participants at the point of registration and will only be available to the first 5,000 people who select to have their bib numbers mailed. Participants who opt to have their bib number mailed, will be able to pick up their Nike participant running shirt on race day.

There is an additional $15 charge for this option.

Parking & transportation

McCormick Place parking
Parking will be available to all Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Health & Fitness Expo attendees at McCormick Place Parking Lot A for a reduced rate of $10. Attendees must pick up a parking validation voucher near the entrance of the expo hall in order to receive the discounted parking rate. Click the links below for more information.

McCormick Place map
Driving directions to McCormick Place Parking Lot A

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The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is the most economical and convenient way to get to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Health & Fitness Expo. Check out CTA’s transit tips:

From Downtown Chicago

  • From Michigan Avenue, take a southbound #3 King Drive bus to King Drive/23rd (located across the street from McCormick Place). Buses run every 7 to 20 minutes.
  • Or take a Red Line train to the Cermak-Chinatown station and transfer to an eastbound #21 Cermak bus to King Drive/23rd. Buses run every 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Or take a Green Line train (either Cottage Grove or Ashland/63rd) to the Cermak-McCormick Place station. Then, walk three blocks east to McCormick Place or transfer to an eastbound #21 Cermak bus to King Drive/23rd. Buses run every 15 to 20 minutes.

From Ogilvie Transportation Center

  • Take a Green Line train (either Cottage Grove or Ashland/63rd) from Clinton station (located two blocks north of Ogilvie). Exit at Cermak-McCormick Place station and walk three blocks east to McCormick Place or transfer to an eastbound #21 Cermak bus to King Drive/23rd (located across the street from McCormick Place). Buses run every 15 to 20 minutes.

From Union Station

  • Take either a #1 Bronzeville/Union Station*, #7 Harrison*, or #126 Jackson bus to Michigan Avenue. Then, transfer to a southbound #3 King Drive bus to King Drive/23rd (located across the street from McCormick Place). Buses run every 7 to 20 minutes.
    *The #1 and #7 buses only operate on weekdays

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Go green, get fit and Divvy to the Expo. Divvy will be monitoring the 23rd Street and Martin Luther King Drive docking station on Friday and Saturday of race weekend to ensure you can always take or return a bike.

Marketing opportunities

If you are a vendor who is interested in marketing at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K Health & Fitness Expo, please click here for more information.

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