Shamrock Beer Run & BrewFest Chicago at Busse Woods

Sat March 19, 2022 Directions
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2022 Update:  We are Back and excited for the live event! 

The epic Shamrock Beer Run 5k is back for another year!  Like Running or Walking?  Love awesome craft beer?  This event is for you!

Enjoy a pint  of your favorite beer after your 5K!!!  Better yet, enjoy a pint before the 5K...

Come and enjoy Party Style 5K, some beer then be rewarded with a magnetic bottle-opening finishers medal! Plus all participants receive a short-sleeve performance tech shirt (upgrade to long sleeve) & pint glass.  And for beer lovers, not only is craft beer provided at this finish line, but we also give you the option to sample different brews ON THE 5K COURSE!  

To assist with social distancing and easier parking, start times are available from 1-2pm (choose your start time during registration)

Don't want to do the 5K?  Register for the BrewFest!  It's only $15 plus includes a Pint of Beer and all the benefits to the entertainment and fun without having to walk or run 3 miles to get to where everyone wants to be anyway.... The post race party!   

This is a 21+ event only.  No strollers, no kids, no one under 21 admitted.


Looking to Participate Virtually?  This event also has a virtual option!  If you would like your race swag shipped to your door CLICK HERE to sign up virtually.   You can run/walk your 5k anytime and anywhere you want between now and March 31st!


Race Swag

Love Race Swag?  Your Choice between the short sleeve T-shirt or optional sublimated long sleeve (while supplies last)! The first 1000 participants to sign up will receive Shamrock Sunglasses with their race swag!

*Registration also includes:

  • Three 3oz samples of craft beer (1 for every mile) and a 16oz pint at the Finish!
  • Sunglasses for first 1000 registrations! 
  • Finisher Medal doubles as a Bottle Opener and Refrigerator Magnet! 

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1)  On Site Parking:  

     • 300 spaces available at “Busse Woods Grove 28”

     • Enter park at Golf Rd & Ring Rd, Rolling Meadows, IL

     • PLEASE CAR POOL (on site parking is estimated to fill by Noon)


2)  Remote Parking:

     • Continental Towers (Northwest Corner of Parking Lot at 1701 Golf Rd, Rolling Meadows)

     • Shuttle service available 1pm-5:45pm

         OR:  1 mile scenic walk to the start/finish line along the Busse Woods Trail


*Parking at Atrium Building on Ring Rd across the street from the start line is not recommended

Race Contact Info

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How It Works:

  1. Register for the race and share your referral code that you receive at checkout on social media and via email
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  3. Automatic $25 Refund back on the card you used to register!


Packet Pick-Up

Packet Pickup will be at Xtra Mile (31 W Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg, IL) from 2-7pm on Friday March 18th!

Please join us and skip the lines by picking up your packet early!  Also, Xtra Mile is kicking off their spring cleaning sale for shamrock participants and you can enjoy deals up to 50% off  select footwear styles, and 50% off closeout winter apparel!



There will be Food available on Site!  Check back for updates on official food truck vendors.  Food trucks will be on site from 12pm - 5:00pm.

Church Street Brewing Company will be featuring these awesome craft brews at the event: 


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