Sunday, March 29, 2009

Shamrock Shuffle

Shamrock Shuffle are projected to be in the low 30s to 40s with a 20% chance of rain/snow mix and 15-20 mph wind. I’m trying to remember what year it was when I ran the Shamrock Shuffle and it snowed---we finished at Daley Plaza. Anyway, it looks like the weather is going to be less than favorable, but hey, we’re Chicagoans and we’re tough! The Health and Fitness Expo hours today are down at Navy Pier from 9a.m to 6pm and it's FREE.
www.Shamrockshuffle.com is the official website of Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle, where you can get the information on runner, charities, results, volunteers, martketing opportunities, and more. 2009 Shamrock Shuffle will bw hold on Sunday, March 29. The race organizers have launched their helpful Event Alert System and it’s code Yellow/Moderate, which suggests less than ideal running conditions.
Deena Kastor, who won the Olympic marathon bronze in 2004, granted the Sun-Times an exclusive interview about competing in Sunday's Shamrock Shuffle. It will be Kastor's first race since dropping out of the marathon in the Beijing Games due to breaking her foot.

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