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2020 Event cancellation: The safety and wellbeing of our event participants, volunteers, event staff, and spectators is always our top priority. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the unique impact it continues to pose to our community, we have made the decision in partnership with the City of Chicago and local public health authorities to cancel the 2020 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle. Learn more.

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Training program

The Nike Run Club official Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle Training Program is designed to help you race your best.

Nike Running Global Head Coach, Chris Bennett, has developed an adaptable training program for runners to help maximize efforts on race day through three types of workout activities each week; speed, endurance and recovery. All three are important to get the fittest, strongest and fastest version of you to the finish line. This plan is built to adapt to your experience level, but it’s also uniquely flexible to your needs. The training program provides a calendar with suggestions for weekly mileage, cross-training and rest days, and is designed for runners of varying abilities. Follow the link below to download the program and start training.

2020 Nike official Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle Training Program (.pdf) *

*The 2021 official Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle training program will be available in advance of race weekend

To learn more about Nike Run Club and how you can incorporate NRC runs into training, visit nike.com/chicago.


Health & nutrition

Remaining healthy throughout your training for the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle is the key to crossing the finish line on race day. Tips from Shamrock Shuffle sponsors will help you as you prepare to kick off the spring running season in Chicago.

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