Participant Guide

The MB Financial Hot Chocolate 15k/5k participant guide is your go to list for all key information that participants will need in order to be prepared for and ready to have a great race experience. This guide serves as a step-by-step manual to assist participants from the time you register until you cross the finish line!

Key Information

Race Day Location:

Sunday, October 29, 2017
Grant Park, Chicago, IL

Start Times:
- Wave 1 (15k & 5K): 7:30am
- Wave 2 (15k & 5k): 8:15am
- 2 mile walk: 9:00am

Corral Assignments:
Don’t know your corral and what wave you should start in? Login to your RAM Racing account and view your registration to find your corral then visit our Corral Information page to find out your wave.

Expo Information:
McCormick Place
Grand Ballroom (S100)
2301 S King Dr
Chicago, IL 60616
Dates & Times:
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 10am to 7pm
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10am to 6pm

There will be no race-day packet pickup. Please come enjoy our Hot Chocolate Expo to pick up your packet!

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