Sunday, Nov 8th

Walk for Little City
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The Walk for Little City is a 2 mile untimed walk that starts after the Hot Chocolate 5k/15k race. Please note that Walk participants will enjoy a different start time, course, and finish line than the Hot Chocolate 15k/5k. Walk for Little City participants will not be able to start/race/finish with 5k/15k participants.

For more than 50 years, Little City Foundation has ensured that people with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities are provided with the best options and opportunities to live safely, work productively, explore creatively and learn continuously throughout their lifetime. Walk with us to create hope, change lives, and challenge all limits.

Little City assists hundreds of children and adults along with their families throughout the Chicago area, by providing innovative and personalized programs that enable individuals to live life to the fullest. Programs include residential services for children and adults, home-based supports, foster care and adoption, employment opportunities, Special Olympics, a therapeutic day school, horticulture therapy and an award winning Center for the Arts. For more information, visit

Location + Time

Sunday, November 8, 2015
Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois

Walk for Little City start time: 8:45am

*Start time is subject to change– but we’ll try really hard to prevent it!


2015 Chicago Course

Corral Staging Map


Walk participants are able to walk with clear plastic bags that will be handed out at the Hot Chocolate 15k/5k and Walk for Little City Expo. Due to safety concerns, backpacks and large bags are not permitted.

Hey, moms: got strollers? Bring ’em to Walk for Little City! No strollers are allowed in Hot Chocolate 15k/5k.


Post Race Party

All Walk for Little City participants will celebrate the accomplishment with a Finisher Mug filled to the brim with chocolate fondue and hot chocolate at the Post Race Party.

Packet Pickup

At Walk for Little City Expo, you’ll take in the first sights and sounds of Hot Chocolate. Ask our expert team any questions that you may have. Snack on decadent chocolate fondue and marshmallows. Wear out the little ones in the Kid Zone, stocked with inflatable bounce houses and games. Oh, yeah– you’ll also get to pick up your premium goodie bag swag and bib!


Hyatt Regency Chicago

Dates + Times:

Walk for Little City Expo takes place across three days. Which day works for you?

Thursday, Nov. 5th, 2015 3pm-7pm
Friday, Nov. 6th, 2015 10am-7pm
Saturday, Nov. 7th, 2015 10am-6pm

*Dates and times are subject to change, but we’ll do our best to avoid it.