Shamrock Shuffle

Runners in the Shamrock Shuffle battling the wind on Franklin Street near Willis Tower. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Thousands Run In Windy Shamrock Shuffle

Thirty thousand people signed up for what turned out to be a windy Shamrock Shuffle.


Rachael Wrobel (Credit: Facebook)

Woman With Rare Skin Disease To Run Shamrock Shuffle

Rachael Wrobel, 25, is coming to Chicago from Ann Arbor, Michigan, to run the 8K course downtown, despite suffering a rare congenital skin disease called epidermolysis bullosa, or EB, which causes the skin to shear off or blister at the slightest touch.


The third wave of runners get ready to start the Shamrock Shuffle. (Credit: Nancy Harty)

Thousands Run Downtown For Shamrock Shuffle

Yes, St. Patrick’s Day was weeks ago, but today was the day that thousands came out downtown to run the Shamrock Shuffle.


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Runners To Kick Off Spring At Shamrock Shuffle

Runners are coming out of hibernation this weekend for the traditional kickoff to running season in Chicago.


Runners in the 2013 Shamrock Shuffle. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Thousands Run Downtown For Shamrock Shuffle

40,000 runners were expected in the Shamrock Shuffle this morning.


Emergency crews responding to a call of a jumper at the State Street Bridge./ Photo from Sam Charles.(Credit: STMW)

Shamrock Shuffle Rerouted After Man Threatens To Jump From Bridge

The State Street Bridge was reopened after a man threatened to jump into the Chicago River caused traffic to be closed and the Shamrock Shuffle to be rerouted Sunday morning.


More than 34,000 runners took part in the Shamrock Shuffle, the unofficial start for race season for runners, on March 25, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

34K Run In Shamrock Shuffle For Unofficial Start Of Race Season

More than 34,000 runners have set off on another season of races here in Chicago, at the Shamrock Shuffle downtown on Sunday. While it’s not the first run of 2012, it’s the one that seems to get things started.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2012

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Thousands Lace Up For Chicago’s Shamrock Shuffle

A Chicago road race that’s seen rain and snow in the past few years had tens of thousands of runners sweating in the heat.


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City Prepared For Possible Severe Thunderstorms

Officials from the city’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications and the Chicago Fire Department Sunday morning urged residents to prepare for the possibility of “a significant and dangerous outbreak of severe thunderstorms” Sunday night.


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Expect Street Closures, Bus Reroutes For Shamrock Shuffle Runners

As an estimated 30,000 runners race around the Loop Sunday morning in the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle, expect some street closures and CTA bus reroutes.


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Maggie Daley Honors Runner Who Raised Thousands For Charity

Chicago’s first lady was on hand to present an award named after her and her husband to a marathoner who has also gone the distance in fund-raising.