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Rain, Snow or Shine!

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Start Time

3K Walk: 9:00 am
5K Fun Run: 9:30 am
5K Race: 10:15 am


The start line is at the intersection of Crafts Avenue and Old South Street in Downtown Northampton.

Registration Fees

Adults: $30
Students & Seniors: $21
Kids 12 and under: $15

Frequently Asked Questions

Are bikes allowed?

Please leave your bikes at home for the Hot Chocolate Run! Walkers and runners have expressed not feeling safe when…


Are dogs allowed?

Leashed dogs are allowed in the walk only–they are not allowed in the road race or fun run.


Are strollers allowed?

Yes! They are allowed on the run and the walk. Runners with strollers should line up at the end, to…


Can I pick up my friend’s bib?

Absolutely. Just be sure you have the full names of everyone who has asked you to pick up for them.…


How do I know where to line up for the run?

The start chute will have signage showing anticipated finish times. Please self-seed and line up in the proper chute. This…


When does the event begin, and where is it?

The walk begins at 9:00 a.m., the fun run at 9:30, and the race at 10:15. The start line is…


Where do I pick up my bib?

We will email all participants with information about this year’s bib pick-up. Watch for an email to arrive about a…


Why wasn’t my hot chocolate hot?

Hot chocolate + cold mug = lukewarm chocolate.


Will there be a place I can leave my bag or jacket?

We’ll offer free and secure bag check compliments of our friends at ToolBox Handyman & Remodeling Services. No valuables are…