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Asheville Hot Chocolate 10k and 5k

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Tickets $10–$25

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Welcome to the Asheville Hot Chocolate 5K, 10K, Kids Hill Climb and Marshmallow Dash, benefiting the non-profit Isaac Dickson Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization(PTO).

Enjoy Asheville's very own Hot Chocolaty races, choosing the one that fits you best.

How to enter the Asheville Hot Chocolate 10k and 5k

  1. Youth 10k

    Run 10km
    $25
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  2. Youth 5k

    Run 5km
    $20
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  3. Kids Hill Climb or Marshmallow Dash

    Run 1km
    $10
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  4. 5k

    Run 5km
    $20
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  5. 10k

    Run 10km
    $25
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  6. Senior 5k

    Run 5km
    $20
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  7. Senior 10k

    Run 10km
    $25
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Event Details

Raceday Logistics
January 23 5:00 PM EST - Early Bird Packet Pick Up/Volunteer Party Starts

January 23 7:00 PM EST - Early Bird Packet Pick Up/Volunteer Party Ends

January 24 4:00 PM EST - Friday Evening Packet Pick Up

January 24 6:30 PM EST - Friday Evening Packet Pick Up Closes

January 25 7:00 AM EST - Race Day Packet Pick Up

January 25 8:30 AM EST - Marshmallow Dash Starts

January 25 8:40 AM EST - 1K Hill Climb Starts

January 25 8:50 AM EST - Kids Races Finish

January 25 9:00 AM EST - 10k Start

January 25 9:00 AM EST - 5K Start

January 25 9:15 AM EST - Kid Race Awards in the Gym

January 25 10:00 AM EST - 5K Awards

January 25 10:45 AM EST - 10k Awards
Kit List
It is a winter race, so please keep you eye on the Weather Channel and dress appropriately. If we have a weather emergency, our website's main page and Facebook page will be updated and emails will go out.
Volunteers
We will have either volunteers or police or both at all intersections. All course volunteers will be wearing orange vests. In case of emergency during the race, please notify the nearest volunteer/APD AND call 911.
FAQs
5K/10K Adult & Youth: Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female overall finishers and to the first male and female in the Masters Division (40+) and Grand Masters Division (50+). Prizes include a handmade mug (see above) and Gift Certificates from Jus. Running!

2019 Age Group Mug awards will go to the top three finishers in each of the following age divisions: 14&U; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; 80-84; 85-89; 90 and over. Overall placers not eligible for age group awards. The 10K Awards will begin at 11:30 a.m. 5k Awards will begin at 10:30.

1K Hill Climb: The top three boys and top three girls will each receive a special award. In addition, every child gets a commemorative button! The 1K Kids Hill Climb is limited to children 12 and under (although parents can run along side for free, of course!) The 1K awards will be given out in the gym at 9:15am.

Marshmallow Dash: Every child gets a commemorative button! The Marshmallow Dash is limited to children 12 and under and parents are encouraged if need be to stay by their child's side the whole dash or meet them at the finish line.

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Asheville Hot Chocolate 10k and 5k weather forecast

Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

47°F
Predicted highs
27°F
Predicted lows
IconLight breeze possible, up to 9mph

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