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The Hot Chocolate Run Series

America’s Sweetest Run is back with the most indulgent season of the Hot Chocolate Run yet! With 5K, 10K, and 15K distances and a virtual race option, chocolate lovers all over the U.S. can go cocoa-crazy. Find a race near you from one of 18 live events or run virtually and get the same sweet runner’s kit sent right to your door. 

award-winning swag kit

2024 Swag

Hot Chocolate Run kits are choc-full of sweetness! An exclusive full-zip hoodie and finisher’s medal that will make you melt are included with every Hot Chocolate Run registration.

your race experience

What would a CHOCOLATE run be without the CHOCOLATE? The sweetest award awaits you at the finish line. (And no, we aren’t talking about that well-deserved medal!) Indulge in a finisher mug overflowing with chocolate fondue, dippables, and, of course, our famous HOT CHOCOLATE! Still not enough chocolate? Stop by the pre-event expo where you can warm-up your sweet tooth, check out vendors, and stock-up on Hot Chocolate merch. And for the cherry (or should we say marshmallow?) on top of this chocolate experience, join the Cocoa Club!

finishers mug

Come for the race, stay for the chocolate! Every Hot Chocolate Run finisher gets their own exclusive finisher’s mug—complete with chocolate fondue, dippables, and our famous HOT CHOCOLATE!


Unwrap tons of sweet treats at the Hot Chocolate Run Expo! Once you pick up your race day packet, treat yourself to samples of chocolate, marshmallows, festive games, vendors, merch and more.

cocoa club

Take your chocolate obsession to the next level with the Hot Chocolate Cocoa Club and get Club Perks like exclusive extra swag, premium race day status, and more!


Become a Hot Chocolate Run “Legend” and earn extra treats! Legacy runners who run or volunteer for  3, 5, 10, or 15 consecutive years get extra perks like this hot chocolate bomb and travel mug set!


Running with loved ones makes the fun that much sweeter! Whether you gather your co-workers for a team-building adventure  or are planning  the ultimate family reunion, our Groups Program has you covered! 


Help make chocolate dreams come true by volunteering! Learn how to become a Hot Chocolate volunteer that will support runners and staff on race day.

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