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Goodie Bag

The wait is over, check out the award-winning Hot Chocolate 2015 goodie bag. It’ll become your go-to outer layer whenever you need to stay cozy and stylish. More on the goodie bag.


15K Finisher Medal

All 15K finishers will receive an official Hot Chocolate Chicago medal to commemorate their awesome achievement. More on the 15k Finisher Medal.


Race Day

Enjoy a beautiful run through Chicago’s most scenic spots. Then, celebrate your victory with fellow chocolatiers at our post-race party in Grant Park. Stuff your face with decadent fondue, watch the kids go crazy in the bounce house, pose for photos with Marsha & Mellow—the energy is infectious!

Free Photos, Videos, & Notifications

No selfies necessary! Hot Chocolate Chicago made it easy to share sweet race moments with your friends and family.  Desktop or mobile?

Packet Pickup / Expo

Pick up your packet swiftly—our advanced electronic registration system leaves you plenty of time to enjoy the sights and sounds of Expo! Get your first tasting of chocolate as you peruse local and national vendors to the sweet sounds of a live DJ.


Choose between a 5k, 15k, or Walk course and experience downtown Chicago like never before. These courses 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 Hot Chocolate 15/5K RAM Racing events have a USATF-sanctioned course with a distance has been certified for accuracy.

Read more about Start TimesCorrals, and the Course.

Get Involved

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northern Indiana provides a “home away from home” for families of pediatric patients being cared for in our partner hospitals, while also pro-actively reaching out to children in need with mobile medical and educational opportunities.

Visit Ronald McDonald House Chicago’s Website

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