Dick Pond Hot Cocoa 8-Mile and 5K Run & Walk

in United States at Danada Forest Preserve

Online registration for this event is closed. Although online registration is closed you may still register at Dick Pond Carol Stream store (September 30. noon to 6:00pm) and Lisle store (October 1. noon to 3:00pm) during packet pickup hours if space is still available. Registration on these two days is $50.00. Cash or check only. There will not be packet pickup or registration on race day. No exceptions.


  • 5K Run/Walk

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  • 8-Mile

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  • 1/2 - Mile Kids Run (ages 8 to 10)

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  • 100 Yard Kids Dash (ages 7 & under)

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Event Information

THE 6TH ANNUAL DICK POND HOT COCOA RACES WILL BE HELD AT DANADA FOREST PRESERVE IN WHEATON, IL.

ADULT REGISTRATION FOR WOMEN INCLUDES A FULL ZIP FLEECE JACKET.

ADULT REGISTRATION FOR MEN INCLUDES A BLACK 1/4 ZIP PULLOVER JACKET.

BOTH THE 8 MILE RUN AND 5K RUN AND WALK WILL START AND FINISH ON THE EXERCISE TRACK.

THE EXERCISE TRACK SURFACE IS GRASS. THE REMAINDER OF THE COURSE IS ON CRUSHED LIMESTONE. THE 8 MILE COURSE IS FLAT AND FAST.

THE 5K COURSE IS FLAT AND FAST.

RACE STARTS AT 8:00AM.

RACE NUMBERS/CHIPS AND JACKET CAN BE PICKED UP BY 2ND PARTY WITH CONFIRMATION SHEET.

THERE WILL NOT BE REGISTRATION OR PACKET PICKUP ON RACE DAY. NO EXCEPTIONS.

THE FIRST 900 REGISTRATIONS FOR THE 5K WILL RECEIVE A JACKET (A $49 VALUE).

THE FIRST 500 REGISTRATIONS FOR THE 8 MILE WILL RECEIVE A JACKET (A $49 VALUE).

THE KIDS RUN IS A 100 YARD DASH FOR KIDS 7 & UNDER AND A 1/2 MILE RUN FOR KIDS 8-10. BOTH RACES WILL START AFTER THE 8 MILE RUN IS FINISHED. ALL FINISHERS WILL RECEIVE A FINISHERS RIBBON & GOODY BAG. THE RACES ARE NOT OFFICIALLY TIMED. PARENTS WILL NEED TO SIGN A WAIVER.

HOT COCOA FROM MY CHEF AND SWEET TREATS FOLLOWING THE RACE.

PARKING IS ON SITE AND AT PARKING LOTS IN THE AREA. PLEASE CARPOOL IF POSSIBLE.

Packet Pickup

PACKET PICKUP

  • DICK POND CAROL STREAM STORE ON SEPTEMBER 30TH FROM 12:00 TO 6:00 PM
  • DICK POND LISLE STORE ON OCTOBER 1ST FROM 12:00 TO 3:00 PM.



LATE REGISTRATION

  • DICK POND CAROL STREAM STORE SEPTEMBER 30TH 12:00-6:00PM
  • DICK POND LISLE STORE OCTOBER 1ST 12:00-3:00PM



IF CAP NOT REACHED. LATE REGISTRATION FEE IS $50 CASH OR CHECK.

Awards

5K AND 8 MILE RACES ARE CHIP TIMED.

AWARDS TO THE TOP (3) OVERALL MEN AND WOMEN FINISHERS AND THE TOP (3) MEN AND WOMEN FINISHERS IN THE FOLLOWING AGE GROUPS IN BOTH RACES:
14 & UNDER, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & OVER.

KIDS RACES WILL NOT BE TIMED.

EACH RUNNER WILL RECEIVE A FINISHER RIBBON AND TREAT.

KIDS RACE WILL START BETWEEN 9:00AM - 9:30AM.

Course Map




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