Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 29, 2010
Chicago’s Hot Chocolate 15K/5K announced today that it had reached its registration capacity of 30,000 participants, and that registration has closed. Last year, the event attracted 10,000 runners.
A limited number of charity entries for the 15K and 5K will be available on a first come, first served basis October 30 through November 1. The donation for a charity entry is $165, which is fully tax deductible.
Charity entries receive a Priority Seeded Start and a VIP Goodie Bag, which includes a full zip jacket and a Will Run for Chocolate Polartec Fleece Hat.
Charity entries will be available at the following locations:
Saturday October 30th -
Running Away Multisport Chicago
1634 W. North Ave
Benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities
Sunday October 31st -
Running Away Multisport Deerfield
800 Waukegan Rd
Benefiting Pass With Flying Colors
Monday November 1st-
Naperville Running Company
34 W. Jefferson Ave
Benefiting Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training
About the Hot Chocolate 15K/5K
Now in its third year, RAM Racing’s Hot Chocolate 15K/5K is one of Chicago’s largest and certainly fastest-growing running events, with 30,000 participants scheduled to compete on November 6. By encouraging athletes at every level to participate in the spirit and fun of competition, the number of runners in the Hot Chocolate 15K/5K grew from 3,500 in 2008, to 10,000 in 2009. This year, the event closed its registration in early October when it reached its capacity of 30,000 participants. The Hot Chocolate 15K/5K offers a beautiful course, award-winning gear, on-course and post-race entertainment, including the Hot Chocolate post-race party featuring one of Chicago’s premier bands, Maggie Speaks. More than 500,000 servings of Ghiradelli Hot Chocolate and other treats will be served. The Hot Chocolate 15K/5K is presented by Illinois Bone & Joint Institute.
The Hot Chocolate 15K/5K is a RAM Racing event. RAM Racing is the race event arm of Running Away Multisport, a Chicago based retailer dedicated to the quintessential fit for all athletes who swim, bike and run. Running Away Multisport also carries the equipment, apparel, accessories and nutrition to satisfy all the needs of those athletes.
For more information visit http://www.ramracing.org or e-mail info(at)ramracing(dot)org