Participant Guide

The Hot Chocolate 15k/5k participant guide is your go to source for all key race information! This guide serves as a step-by-step manual to assist participants from the time you register until you're enjoying your post-race chocolate! Below is just a glimpse of important race information! Please continue reading through our Participant Guide for additional information on parking, course, expo and much more!

Key Information

Race Day Location:
Boom Island Park – Minneapolis, MN

Start Times:
5k – 8:10am
15k – 8:50am
*All start times are subject to change

Expo Location:
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis – Exhibit Hall
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Dates & Times:
Thursday, April 13th - 2pm-6pm
Friday, April 14th - 10am-5pm
There will be no race-day packet pickup

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