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.
2020 Schedule of events
Friday, March 20
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 21
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Grant Park, Chicago
9:30 a.m. – Bib and t-shirt pick-up opens
9:30 a.m. – Gear check opens
11:00 a.m. – Recreational wave start
11:40 a.m. – Competitive wave start
12:00 p.m. – Elite wave start
12:00 p.m. – Awards ceremony (immediately following the conclusion of the Elite Wave)
12:30 p.m. – Gear check closes
Sunday, March 22
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.
The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle Post-Race Party will be held at Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park (Columbus Dr. and Ida B. Wells Drive) immediately following the race on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Shufflers 21 years or older will receive a drink ticket attached to their bib number that can be redeemed for one (1) Michelob ULTRA.* Additional drink tickets will be available for purchase for participants 21 years or older in advance of race day or on race day at the Post-Race Party. Drink tickets can be purchased for $6 and redeemed for one (1) Michelob ULTRA, Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat Ale.*
Continue the celebration at The Scout
The Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle After Party will be hosted at The Scout Waterhouse & Kitchen (1301 South Wabash Avenue) 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.