Posts tagged "Hot Chocolate 15/5K"

How safe are you at the Chicago Hot Chocolate 15/5K

How safe are you at the Chicago Hot Chocolate 15/5K
It’s an unfortunate fact that major running events have become the target of terrorists.  Since the tragedy at the Boston Marathon race directors have had to step up security measures to make sure that both runners and spectators are safe. The Bank of America Chicago Marathon sent out press releases and alerts to all runners... Read more »

Does the T-Shirt matter more than the race?

Does the T-Shirt matter more than the race?
The Shamrock Shuffle is over and the beginning of racing here in Chicago has officially kicked off. Between now and Hot Chocolate you are going to be bombarded by e-mails asking you to “REGISTER NOW,” touting all of the great things you get for your entry fee. “THIS IS YOUR GOODIE BAG!!!” has become a... Read more »

Running Isn’t Your “Right.”

Running Isn’t Your “Right.”
I hate to sound like a “dad,” but let’s get one thing clear, running in a race isn’t your “right” it’s your privilege. It’s time for a reality check. I have been following all of the comments flowing in due to the problems with the Chicago Marathon registration, some of them are absolutely ridiculous.  Yes,... Read more »
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Tips For Runners of Every Level.

There’s still plenty of time run and race here in Chicagoland. The marathon used to mark the end of the running season here in town, but now it kicks off the beginning of even more cooler weather racing.  Pumpkins in the Park, The Perfect 10, Hot Chocolate, The O’Hare 5k on the Runway and the dozens of Turkey... Read more »

We Have Free Entries to the Hot Chocolate 15/5K!!

We Have Free Entries to the Hot Chocolate 15/5K!!
UPADTE: JEN AND DANIEL ARE BOTH RUNNING IN THE HOT CHOCOLATE 15/5K COURTESY OF RAM RACING.  THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO LEFT COMMENTS.  THERE’S STILL TIME TO SIGN UP FOR CHARITY SPOTS FOR THE 5K AND OPEN REGISTRATION FOR THE 15K. It’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon week, which used to mean the end of the... Read more »