Get your heart healthy for Valentines Day and Run for the Chocolate. This exciting new 5K returns to the the streets of Downtown St. Louis to spice up Valentine's weekend for couples and singles alike.
When: Sunday, February 10th, 2013. Race starts at 9:00 am. Registration will be open at 7:00 am.
What: A 5K run from Laclede's Landing to Crown Candy Kitchen and Back. 5K too much? We will also have a 1 mile Walk for the Chocolate. It could be cold and snowy- so be prepared for Midwestern Winter. Timing will be provided by Big River Running Company.
Where: The Run for the Chocolate Start and Finish will be on O'Fallon Street- just North of the Lumiere Casino.
Friday and Saturday February 8th and 9th - We will have Race Packet Pick Up at Little Shark Athletic Company from 10:00am - 6:00pm on Saturday February 9th. WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE PACKET PICK UP (and avoiding lines on Race Day!!)
NOTE: You have to pick up your packet in person- we will need a wet signature on our insurance waiver.
Registration Information: Cost for the Run or Walk is $30. Race day registration is $40.( Registration at Packet Pick up Thursday - Saturday is still only $30). There will be a slight surcharge for online registration. Race entry for Happy Couples that register together for the run or walk is $50. (This category is for 'romantic' couples- married or not quite married...) You can register LIVE on Thursday, February 7th at Bissengers Chocolate in the Central West End and on Firday and Saturday, February 8th and 9th from 10:00am to 6:00pm at Little Shark Athletic Company, 6176 Delmar Blvd. You can register ON RACE DAY from 7:00am until 8:30am. Please note: There are NO REFUNDS.
Register by clicking on the RunReg.com link...below.
Race Goodies- all racers will recieve sweet schwag.
Run for the Chocolate Signature Event Shirt (Will Run for Chocolate). These will differentiate between ON and OFF the Market participants. So you will know who you can schmooze after the race.
Edible Medals. Everyone wins.
Post race Hot Chocolate.
Winners of the Bachelor and Bachelorette Age Group will win a Blind Ice Cream Date at Bissingers with their opposite gender age group winner.
Winners of the Off the Market Categories will receive a romantic Desert Date with their significant other.
Get Lucky: We will be raffling off romantic prizes post race.
Official Chocolate: St. Louis' Favorite Bissingers is bringing their mighty chocolate skills to the event as the "Official Chocolatier" of the Race. One more great reason to run....and new for this year- Packet-Pick up at their Central West End location.
Offical Valentines Day Card: Get the jump on Valentine's Day and let your someone special a super incredibly special card from Cardstore.com
Volunteer: Can't run? Like Chocolate? We can make sure you're helpful and sweetened. Email email@example.com
Sponsor: For sponsorship options for local business check out our PROGRAM- contact Mike Weiss
Thanks to R & R Sanitation for supplying our "facilities".