Hot Chocolate Run - Hot Chocolate Race in Chicago = Disaster

Posted on Saturday, November 3rd, 2012 at 10:09pm CDT by Dee T.

Company: Hot Chocolate Run

Location: US


Category: Sports, Recreation

I entered the Hot Chocolate race in Chicago several months ago. The race is on Sunday at 7AM (way too early) and packet pickup was Friday and Saturday. I went on Friday afternoon, taking time off of work, thinking I'd beat the lines. Surprise. I arrived to a mess. Thousands of people in line and a 3+ hour wait! We all were standing outside, in November, in Chicago!!! This was all to pick up your sweatshirt and bib. Others complained that they received the wrong bibs as well. This is not a cheap race at $75 to enter. They promised the next day would be better, which apparently you only had to wait 1.5 to 2 hours instead of over 3. Never again will I do a RAM race.

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3c9dd616, 2013-02-08, 12:59PM CST

Agree. The compliant failed to memtion the additional $12.00 charge to park to get in line

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