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8K Run

Runners at the Finish Line

Continue the St. Patrick’s Day celebration and kick off your spring racing season with the Shamrock Shuffle on Sunday, March 24! The Shamrock Shuffle is one of Chicago’s best running events, with a one-of-a-kind course that weaves its way through Chicago’s Loop, starting and finishing in Grant Park.

Registration for the 2019 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K run is now open.

Sign up now!

Runners who sign up early will save!

The 2019 8K run entry fee will increase the closer we get to race day. If you’re interested in running with us on Sunday, March 24, sign up early to receive special discounted pricing.


What you get

  • 2019 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle Nike race shirt
  • A drink ticket for one (1) Michelob ULTRA* at the Post-Race Party
  • An official finisher’s medal
  • Event bib number and timing device
  • One (1) Michelob ULTRA* at The Scout Waterhouse & Kitchen after party

* You must be 21 years or older with a valid ID to purchase and/or consume alcoholic beverages at the Post-Race Party and the race after party at The Scout Waterhouse & Kitchen.


Packet mailing

The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle will mail a limited number of packets to participants for the 2019 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 packets mailed. The packet mailing option includes the shipment of your event bib number, participant t-shirt and promotional item.

There is an additional $15 charge for this option.


Run and donate

Participants who sign up for the 8K run will have the opportunity to select “8K Charity” during the registration process. Runners who select this option will pay the full $55 entry fee. The difference between the discounted rate at that time and the $55 entry fee will be donated to a Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle charity of their choice.

Runners who don’t select this option, will also have the opportunity to give a donation as a part of the 8K run registration forms.


Participant account

If you are signed up to participate in the 2019 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle, you can access important event information related to your registration through your Participant account. Upon logging into your account, you can view and update registration information including, but not limited to, your address, phone number and expected finish time.


Group registrations

Are you planning to run with a group of friends or coworkers? Email a member of our registration team groupsales@shamrockshuffle.com to learn more about our group registration opportunities.


Athletes with Disabilities Program

The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle strives to provide accessibility for all athletes with disabilities through our Athletes with Disabilities Program. This program is open to all athletes with a permanent physical disability. For more information on the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle Athletes with Disabilities Program


Event entry requirements

  • Registrants for the 8K run must be capable of maintaining a 15:00/mile pace. Completing the full event distance, start line to finish line, within the event time requirement of 1 hour and 15 minutes (h:mm:ss/1:15:59).
  • Participants must be 8 years of age or older on event day. Participants under 18 years of age must have a statement signed by a parent or legal guardian permitting participation.
  • Sale and/or transfer of race entries/bib numbers is strictly prohibited. All entry fees are non-refundable, and may not be deferred toward a future event.
  • Read the official event rules.

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