The Chocolate Walk/Run/Roll is an all-ages, all abilities, family-friendly event where your love for chocolate is just as important as your love for walking or running. Choose from a scenic 5k route or the .3 mile KitKat Shuffle. The routes all start in historic downtown Xenia and will take you on the beautifully maintained biking/walking paths. All routes are accessible, so whether you are a competitive 5k runner, a family with strollers or you are in a wheelchair, this race is for YOU. All finishers are welcome to stay at Xenia Station for their final delicious chocolate stop. A portion of the proceeds will go directly to the clients of Toward Independence, a non-profit dedicated to serving adults with developmental disabilities right here in Ohio. All participants will receive a finisher medal and a commemorative t-shirt!
The Chocolate Walk/Run 5K is a a fun run that will take you from downtown Xenia, Ohio out to the beautifully maintained bike/walking trails. You will end 3.1 miles later at the Xenia Depot Station where you will receive your finisher medal and CHOCOLATE! Stick around to enjoy music and free food!
Not looking to get your sweat on for 3.1 miles? Enjoy the KitKat Shuffle. This is a fun .3 mile stroll through downtown Xenia that also ends at the Xenia Depot Station. You still get a medal and CHOCOLATE! All the fun, none of the sweat!
Scenic Bike Rides
7/22/60 mile options
The Chocolate Trail Bike Ride is an all-ages, family-friendly ride. Choose from 7, 22, and 60 mile routes, each of which have chocolate stops along the way. The ride begins in downtown Xenia and takes you on the road until the halfway point where you’ll take the scenic route on the bike path. A portion of the proceeds will go toward revitalization efforts in downtown Xenia.
The Countdown Begins!
EARLY PACKET PICK-UP will be available on Friday, September 13th, 2019 from 5pm – 7:30pm inside of The Coffee Hub at:
81 E. Main Street
Xenia, OH 45385
DAY OF THE EVENT:
Packet Pick-Up and Sign-in will begin at 6:30am on the morning of September 14th, 2019. Please arrive in time to find parking, pick-up your packet, shirt and bib and be ready to go at the starting line by 8:00am.
Note: The Xenia Parade and Festival will be starting after our race and parking and traffic may be higher than usual in downtown Xenia, so please prepare for that extra time.
PARKING: We have a large parking lot reserved that is within walking distance of our starting line. You can find a map of where to park by clicking here.
This is a Walk/Run/Ride event, so cyclists will be sent out first from the starting line and immediately after, the Walk/Run 5k will begin behind them.
AT THE FINISH LINE:
When you complete the Walk/Run you will be awarded your finishers medaland CHOCOLATE! Feel free to stick around for a complimentary hot dog and chips and listen to music as you cheer on the finishers!
This is a fun run fund raiser – however we will be timing the 5k portion of the event. Your results will be made available to you within 48 hours of the closing of the event.
For any questions, please contact us at Johnfirstname.lastname@example.org