Saturday Sep 29, 2012
After running through Old Town and the Zoo, participants will sprint to the finish line where chocolate fondue, hot cocoa and other chocolate delights await them.
Race mascot Marshall Marshmallow and DJ Run dance participants into the Hot Chocolate Wonderland inspired Expo complete with a 12-foot chocolate fountain and marshmallow palm trees. All runners' goodie bags feature award winning Hot Chocolate wind and water-resistant jacket, recipient of multiple "Best of Competitor" awards. Kids can play at the Ronald McDonald House Charities' Kid Zone with a bounce house, slides, obstacles and more fun. The race's official charity partner will be the Ronald McDonald House Albuquerque. Runners can elect to raise funds for RMHC which will add to the race's contribution. The RMHC helps lessen the burden of hospitalization and ensures families have the stability and resources they need to keep their child healthy and happy. For more than 37 years, their approach has been to think globally but act locally by tailoring programs to address the most urgent needs of the community they serve.