Travel & parking
The Hilton Chicago is the official hotel of the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K. Located across the street from Grant Park, the Hilton Chicago is steps away from the start and finish lines and is a hub of activity on race weekend. Click here to reserve your hotel room today!
Public transportation is strongly recommended for race day transportation to Grant Park. Go to metrarail.com or transitchicago.com to plan your route by train or bus. If you drive, allow sufficient time for traffic congestion and street closures in the downtown area due to the race.
Take CTA race day
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is the most economical and convenient way to travel throughout race weekend. The CTA offers a variety of ways to get to and from the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K start and finish areas in Grant Park and spectator viewing areas along the course.
CTA Transit directions to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K in Grant Park
From Downtown Chicago
From the Adams/Wabash station on the Green, Orange, Pink and Brown elevated lines, walk one block north to Monroe then three blocks east to Columbus. From the Red and Blue Line subways, exit at the accessible Jackson station and walk several blocks east on Jackson to Columbus.
From Ogilvie Transportation Center and Union Station
Due to street closures for the race, go to transitchicago.com/alerts for the latest information on bus re-routes and service information.
For CTA fare information, go to transitchicago.com/fares. CTA encourages all participants and spectators to purchase their fares in advance to avoid long lines during the weekend’s events.
Divvy to Grant Park
Warm up your legs and Divvy to Grant Park on race day. Divvy Ambassadors will be at the Michigan Avenue and Jackson Boulevard, as well as Michigan Avenue and Congress Parkway docking stations on race day to ensure plenty of bikes are available.
To reserve your parking spot today, visit the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up. You can also use SpotHero to park all over Chicago —learn more here.
Millennium Garages offer the closest race day parking options to Grant Park at the Grant Park North, Grant Park South, Millennium Park, and Millennium Lakeside garages.
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Park Grill is the featured restaurant of the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K. Park Grill is located at the entrance of Chicago’s Millennium Park and steps from Michigan Avenue. Visit parkgrillchicago.com for more information.
The Scout Waterhouse & Kitchen
The Scout Waterhouse & Kitchen is home to the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K after party. The Scout is located at 1301 S. Wabash Street in the South Loop. Visit thescoutchicago.com for more information.