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Run For Chocolate – Reading

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Another great run in the Run for Chocolate Series. This fast, flat 5K around prospect park is suitable for runners of all stripes and a great place to push your next PB. Come on out for the finisher's medal or the warm hot chocolate waiting for you at the finish line.

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Glynis S
"It was postponed due to poor weather. Very good communications though, just..."
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How to enter the Run For Chocolate – Reading

  1. 5K

    Run 5km
    £5–£15
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Run For Chocolate – Reading route

Prospect Park is one of the most popular public parks in the Reading area and makes for the perfect 5K setting. The park is also home to some interesting sights, such as the miniature railway maintained by the Reading Society of Model Engineers, and a Wildlife Heritage Site in the south-eastern corner.

Bring the whole family down for a beautiful day out.

Event Details

  • Finisher's medal
  • Warm tasty hot chocolate at the finish line
  • Clearly marked course
  • Race marshals

Schedule:

10:00 - All Race Starts

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of your race to give enough time to get parked, registered and sufficiently warmed up.

Bring out your family and friends to cheer you on or better yet, sign them up too.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any age restrictions for the Reading Running for Chocolate?
The Run for Chocolate events are open to all ages. Those under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult.
Will there be toilet facilities for the Running for Chocolate in Reading?
Yes, there will be toilets near the start/finish.
Is there parking at the Reading Running for Chocolate?
Yes, there will be parking available but please note there may be additional charges (i.e. Pay and Display).
Is the Reading Running for Chocolate course marshalled?
There will be marshals around the course to keep everyone on track.
Is there a bag drop at the Reading Running for Chocolate?
Unfortunately not, so please leave any unnecessary clothes or other items in your car.
Is the course suitable for pushchairs and buggies?
This will depend on the ground conditions so please make your own decision as the date that you have booked for approaches.
Are there any age restrictions for the Reading Running for Chocolate?
The Run for Chocolate events are open to all ages. Those under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult.
Will there be toilet facilities for the Running for Chocolate in Reading?
Yes, there will be toilets near the start/finish.
Is there parking at the Reading Running for Chocolate?
Yes, there will be parking available but please note there may be additional charges (i.e. Pay and Display).
Is the Reading Running for Chocolate course marshalled?
There will be marshals around the course to keep everyone on track.
Is there a bag drop at the Reading Running for Chocolate?
Unfortunately not, so please leave any unnecessary clothes or other items in your car.
Is the course suitable for pushchairs and buggies?
This will depend on the ground conditions so please make your own decision as the date that you have booked for approaches.

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Run for Chocolate is a celebration of fitness, fun and wellbeing! Participants of all ages and abilities can enjoy the benefits of exercise with the comforting reward of a luxury Hot Chocolate at the finish line. Achieve your fitness goals and enjoy a fun challenge this winter in a town or city near you – run, jog or walk our 5km route (all levels, ages and speeds are welcome). Enter as an individual or why not get your family and friends involved too, run as a team and join the party! When you cross the finish line, you’ll receive a Run for Chocolate finisher’s medal and a well deserved mug of Hot Chocolate (sprinkles optional!) So, rally your friends, family or work colleagues and make Run for Chocolate part of your 2019 Bucket List!

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Run For Chocolate – Reading reviews

3 out of 5 stars

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  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • Did the 5K in 2019

    It was postponed due to poor weather. Very good communications though, just looking forward to a new date now.
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