Ooh La La Chocolate 1/2 Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

Geneva, IL

Ooh LaLa Chocolate 5K Run/Walk
We are sold out in 2018!
Thank you to everyone who came out and ran the 5K and inaugural 1/2 Marathon.
It was wet, but amazing.

Results are on this site, if you won a medal
they will be at Dick Pond Athletics
in St. Charles on Friday at noon.
If you didn't get a finisher medal they will be available at Dick Pond as well.
Thank you to everyone
for another great year!
2019 Race
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Race day information:
1/2 Marathon starts at 7:00am

5K Run starts at 7:03am

5K Walkers will start at 7:10am 

NO Strollers or Dogs allowed.  
Due to the number of runners in this race, our insurance 
will not allow strollers or dogs.  
If you show up with either you will not be 
allowed to participate in the race.

The 4th Annual Ooh LaLa Chocolate Run
is now a
1/2 Marathon and 5K Run & Walk

You've done the rest,
now do the best Chocolate run in Chicagoland!

Just like chocolate, there is a run for everyone's taste!

1/2 Marathon Course Map 
The course will be open for 4 hours.  
You should be able to run a 15 minute mile to participate.      

5K Course Map

Race day information:
1/2 Marathon starts at 7:00am

5K Run starts at 7:03am

5K Walkers will start at 7:10am
and will take a different route than
runners to ensure safety of all athletes.

NO Strollers or Dogs allowed.  
Due to the number of runners in this race, our insurance
will not allow strollers or dogs. 
If you show up with either you will not be
allowed to participate in the race.

All races are USATF certified and chip timed. 
Each runner receives an 
Ooh LaLa Chocolate hoodie, a custom finisher medal & Chef Roby's fresh pain au chocolat and award winning hot chocolate!  
Oh... and a chocolate treat from Chef!

Custom 1/2 Marathon & 5K Age Awards

Overall Male & Overall Female

1st/2nd/3rd Place
14 & Under/15-19/20-24/
50-54/55-59/60-64/65-69/70-74/75 -79 (1/2 only)/80+(1/2 only)

Largest Team Award

Largest Team Fundraising Award

When you register please
consider making a donation.
To sweeten the deal our 
 Team Sponsor

State Street Jewelers's logo
Has generously donated this 
American Made 

Shinola Watch
Value is $550.00

This watch is the RunWell Series, 
The perfect watch for our runners!

For Every $10.00 you donate 
enters your name is into the Raffle
to win this beautiful watch.
Donate $10 you're entered 1 time
Donate $50 you're entered 5 times
Donate $100 you're entered 10 times

Winner will be chosen after the the 5K awards,  
Winner need not be present,
Cut off for entry is November 3, 2108 at 5:00pm.
Any donation received after that time will not be entered 
into the drawing.

Are you coming in from out of town?
Good News...
We have packet pickup on race day starting at 5:30am

FREE Parking throughout Geneva
 in walking distance to the race.

Do You Need A Hotel?

Please call Comfort Inn & Suites
You can book your room by clicking on the link. 
Ooh La La Chocolate Run 2018 - Hotel Block - Geneva IL - Comfort Inn & Suites

 A special rate of $99.00 a night for one king bed, or 2 queen beds
 or a king suite for $109.99 a night.
This includes early breakfast and a
shuttle to and from the race starting at 6:00am.




Don't wait to register 2016 & 2017  SOLD OUT!

Race benefits

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Online Fundraising

When you register, please consider fundraising by creating a personal fundraising page. You are not required to fundraise.
However, if you choose to fundraise make sure to design your personal page in a way that expresses you.  Email your family and friends your personal link to your page.  They can directly donate to you or your team!
It's easy and fast to get started.
Using social media tools is also an important part of online fundraising.  Post a link to your fundraising page on your personal Facebook profile or Twitter account.  Sharing photos through social media during the event is also encouraged becasue your fundraising page will stay open after the race is over, so you can let your family and friends know how the race went for you and encourage them to contribute.



When & Where

Nov 4, 2018


7:00 AM

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Due to the volume of runners at this race,
you can not pick up a packet for anyone,
but your immediate family member with a receipt. 
1/2 Marathon runners must pick up
their own packets with a photo ID.  No exceptions.

Packet Pickup will be held on
Friday, November 2, 2018 from noon until 7pm at
Dick Pond Athletics
303 N. Second Street
St. Charles, IL 60174

2018 Sponsors

Comfort Inn & Suites Geneva

Armstong Relocation Chicago

State Street Jewelers's logo

Lebin Financial Planning

Lebin Financial Planning