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Race Information

RACE INFO: Kona Chocolate Run | Sunday November 19th, 2017

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2017 Kona Triple Crown Series: Complete all 3 of our Kona Running Co. race events (Kona Cheesecake Run, Wicked Halloween Run, and Kona Chocolate Run) in CY 2017 & qualify for some serious extra bling!  For information on how to qualify for this designer “Kona Triple Crown Medal”, please see below.Qualifying Events: Completed event distances must be in our 10K, 8K, or 5K races of any combination to qualify (our Mile events are excluded).

MICHIGAN’S LARGEST CHOCOLATE PARTY! – Kona Chocolate Run: 10K, 5K Run/Walk, Cocoa Mile ~ A festive race event by Kona Running Co.  Celebrate the holidays with Cups of Panera Bread Hot Chocolate, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Guernsey Chocolate Milk & Sanders Chocolate Candy with music in downtown Plymouth! Heated Warming Tent next to Chocolate Buffet Tents.

USATF Certified Courses: (10K Map) (5K Map) (Mile Map) (USATF 10K  Course Certification) (USATF 5K Course Certification)

Race Features:

chocolatecandya  NEW FOR 2017!  All Participants receive their free Race Photos instantly via email after the event!
chocolatecandyb  2017 10K / 5K Finisher Medals
chocolatecandya  2017 Full Zipper Jacket*:  High quality L. Jordan brand “Full zipper jacket with two zipper pockets and embroidered”; Men/Women fitted sizes for entrants; *Jackets guaranteed if registered by 11/16/2017.
chocolatecandyb  Post Race Chocolate Party: 2 Large Tents with 4 buffet lines. Panera Bread providing cups of Hot Chocolate and Chocolate Chip Cookies, Sanders Chocolate Candy & Guernsey Dairy serving Chocolate Milk among other sweet treats!
chocolatecandya  Chocolate Double: Participate in 10K & 5K; must run in the 1st Start Wave of 10K & receive a Tech Jacket, 10K Medal, Double Finisher medal; limited to 550
chocolatecandyb  Shuttle Buses from Troy Design and Manufacturing (TDM) parking lot MAP (limited to 1,500 cars) MAP to/from Plymouth Recreation Center;  City of Plymouth will be charging $5 per vehicle ($2.50 to city & $2.50 to charity) in their municipal parking lots & structures so use our free bus shuttles
chocolatecandya  10K Time Qualifier: Participants must run at “18 minutes or less pace per mile” to register for our 10K event
chocolatecandyb  Powerade ION Drinks: provided at 3 mile mark in 10K Run only.
chocolatecandya  Start & Finish at Kellogg Park:
777 W Ann Arbor Trail, Plymouth, Michigan 48170 (MAP)
chocolatecandyb  10K & 5K Pace Groups: 8 min/mile pace up to 12 min/mile pace
chocolatecandya  Age Group Awards – M/F, 3 deep, 5-year age group increments, from 14 years old to +75 yrs old – pickup your award at our finish-line Awards Tent in Kellogg Park at 9:30 am.
chocolatecandyb  B-Tag Timing – (ChronoTrack chip in bib) for ALL events
chocolatecandyb  PLEASE DO NOT LITTER!  Thank You!

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS: Contact Mark Koehl, Registration Director at mkoehl08@comcast.net or 248-912-8747

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED — Contact Jill Whitehead (volunteers receive an official Kona Chocolate Run race shirt) at: marchjill11@gmail.com

SPONSORSHIPS — Contact Kim Johnson for sponsorship program info. at: Kim@konarunningcompany.com or go to Sponsors Page for more info.

2017 Tech Jacket

Jacket Sizing Chart
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2017 Event Medals
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Kellogg Park in Plymouth, MI Race Location

2017 Partnership between Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott & Kona Running Company




17350 Fox Drive, Livonia, MI 48152

Receive 2017 Kona Running Co. room special Corporate rates
per night as follows…


Click on Fairfield Inn logo and book your room with this
Corporate Discount Code of: 1KR
(The first digit of the code is a Number One)
Or call: 734-953-8888

Room Type Standard Pricing YOU pay only!
Queen/Queen $179.00 $95.00
King $189.00 $95.00
King Sofa $194.00 $105.00
Executive King Suite $204.00 $115.00

Negotiated rates do not include the current State and Local Tax of 10.5%.

Rates are non-commissionable.

Special Corporate rates are subject to hotel restrictions and are NOT Last Room Availability

*The 2017 standard rates fluctuate daily and are subject to change without notice.