Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

Wind and rain did not dampen the spirits of 23,000 runners this weekend.

Thousands of runners gathered in Chicago this past weekend for the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle. The 8K course started and ended in Grant Park. The windy and rainy weather did nothing to dampen the spirits of the racers. Pro runner Alexi Pappas was the first female to cross the line in 26:32. Take a look at some photos from the festive event.

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