Hot Chocolate Theme Runs

Satisfy your chocolate cravings while burning calories

Satisfy your chocolate cravings while burning calories, at your local Hot Chocolate Theme Run! I mean, what’s better than hot chocolate on a cold winter day? I sure can’t think of anything! Runners have a choice between the 5k or 15k course.

After your run, head to the Post-Race Party where you can join your fellow runners in fun activities. Kids can enjoy the obstacle course, games and bounce house. Take a family photo with Hot Chocolate inflatables, and purchase your Hot Chocolate gear to remember this day forever.

Oh! 15k participants… Once you have finished your race, make sure to pick up your reward! Get your 15k Finisher Medal made of metal alloy. It looks just like a chocolate bar wrapped in gold!

Below are some of the many Hot Chocolate Theme Run locations. Register for your local run today!


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When: October 30, 2016

Where: Grand Park, Chicago.

Run through the most scenic spots of Chicago. Enjoy the post-race party and eat some amazing fondue. Stay at The Hilton Chicago to be close to the race and make friends with other runners.



When: October 2, 2016

Where: Downtown Denver

Run through some of the city’s biggest attractions. Everyone who finishes the 15k race receives an official Hot Chocolate Denver medal!



When: April 2, 2016

Where: Pennsylvania Convention Center

After the race, don’t forget to pick up chocolate samples and merchandise from their running partners!


San Francisco

When:  January 8, 2017

Where: It starts at the Golden Gate Park Music Concourse.

If you are interested in running the 5k your run starts at 7:30am. Interested in running the 15k? Your run begins at 8:20am. There is no parking available, make sure you purchase a shuttle bus for the day of the race.


Las Vegas

When:  February 28, 2016

Where: The LINQ

If you are running the 5k your race begins at 7:15am. Running the 15k? Your race begins at 8:00am. For close proximity to the race stay at The LINQ Hotel and Casino.



When: February 6, 2016

Where: Fair Park in Dallas, Texas

Start the 5k at 7:30am and the 15k at 8:15am. Looking to stay close by? Stay at the Hyatt Regency Dallas at Reunion.



When: February 13, 2016

Where: Bicentennial Mall State Park

Don’t worry about parking, there is a lot available close to the race. Also, make sure you head to the post-race party for a live band, kid zone, obstacle course and Hot Chocolate gear.



When: April 16, 2016

Where: Boom Island Park

Finish the 15k race for a Hot Chocolate Minneapolis medal. There is no parking available at Boom Island Park, it is advised to park downtown and walk to the starting point.


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Ronald McDonald House Charities is the official charity partner of the Hot Chocolate Run series. They offer children the best medical care, while helping families stick together through their rough times. They offer housing, grants and scholarships to those families in need. According to the Ronald McDonald House Charities, “Since 1974, RMHC has helped address these needs every day, with 305,000 volunteers and staff members, our connections with medical communities around the world, partnerships with respected companies and our generous donors. We couldn't do it without all of you.”


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