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Hot Chocolate Chicago 15/5k

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<p>Join the Movement That's Taking Over the Racing World.</p> <p>Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k is headed back to Chicago on November 4, 2018! Join us in Grant Park for a day you'll never forget! You can train, race, and celebrate with us all the way to the fabulous finish line!</p>

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The Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k, coined as America’s Sweetest Race, is brought to you by RAM Racing. Established in 2008, the inaugural Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k ran through the streets of Chicago, Illinois. Since its inception, over 200,000 participants have run for chocolate, making it the fastest growing race series in the nation! Each Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k race features both a 15k (9.3miles) and 5k (3.1miles) distance and all runners are encouraged to join the fun! Participants receive an award winning goodie bag, which they collect at the expo along with their race packet. The chocolate really begins to flow at the Post Race Party where runners enjoy music, Hot Chocolate merchandise, and a finisher’s mugs filled with hot chocolate, chocolate fondue and tasty dippable treats! Make-A-Wish® is the official race charity of the Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k! Make-A-Wish® creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We are on a quest to bring every eligible child's wish to life, because a wish is an integral part of a child's treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness.

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Hot Chocolate Goodie Bag

All Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k participants will receive a super-sweet goodie bag to commemorate your race experience! The 2018-19 Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k goodie bag features a full-zip jacket with a hood–in a stunning merlot for women and black for men! Wear this jacket with pride through the season!

15k Finisher Medal

All 15k finishers will receive an official Hot Chocolate Chicago medal to commemorate their awesome achievement. Heads up: while this medal may give you chocolate cravings, it’s actually made from metal alloy. We recommend displaying this sturdy, high-quality medal on a wall for maximum bragging rights. Each medal features a chocolate bar lookalike wrapped in gold, hung by a shimmering Finisher ribbon.

15K
Sun 3rd Nov 2019

Run 15km

5K
Sun 3rd Nov 2019

Run 5km

2 Mile Walk
Sun 3rd Nov 2019

Run 2mi

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The Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k Chicago course highlights the city’s biggest attractions. We hold our races to the highest quality standards, from start to finish, course design and accuracy, emergency medical plans that exceed industry standards all in the name of your safety. Along those lines, all Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k events have a USATF-certified course with a distance that has been certified for accuracy. Please note that although we’ll try our best to avoid it, the race date, course and start time are subject to change.

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594 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60605, USA

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Millennium Parking Garages
Millennium Garages offer the closest and most convenient parking on race day, with more than 9,200 spaces.

The garages can be accessed as follows: Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage can be accessed via eastbound Lower Randolph Street to southbound Columbus Drive.
Grant Park North and Grant Park South Garages can be accessed via southbound Michigan Avenue at Randolph Street and Jackson Drive. They can also be accessed via northbound Michigan Avenue at Van Buren and Jackson until 6:45am. Race day parking at Grant Park North and Grant Park South will be available at regular posted rates.

Soldier Field Parking

Parking is available in Soldier Field’s North Parking Garage (normal rates apply race day). Please note: all cars parking in the Soldier Field North Parking Garage must be parked by 7am so as to not be impacted by course road closures. This garage opens at 5am.

Additionally, there are numerous other surface lots and parking garages in the area. Please allow sufficient time for heavy traffic congestion and street closures due to the race.

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Soldier Field
Chicago, IL 60605

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15K
Sun 3rd Nov 2019
5K
Sun 3rd Nov 2019
2 Mile Walk
Sun 3rd Nov 2019
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