(CBS) Stephen Sambu and Alexi Pappas will return to Chicago to defend their Bank of American Shamrock Shuffle 8K titles, it was announced Tuesday.
Sambu won the men’s title last year in 23:03, the fastest time run on the course in more than a decade. Pappas won the women’s title in 26:32.
“We’re excited to welcome Stephen and Alexi back to Chicago,” executive race director Carey Pinkowski said. “With the Shamrock Shuffle, we strive to create a race that welcomes both Olympic-caliber athletes and first-time runners. The result is one of the best running celebrations in the city.”
The race will be held Sunday, April 3 on a downtown course that starts and ends in Grant Park. Visit www.shamrockshuffle.com for more information.