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Hot Chocolate 15k Race Recap

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My 3rd Hot Chocolate 15k is officially in the books!

Before I start this recap I have to give a HUGE shout out to the race organizers and volunteers. I was blown away how organized this entire event was from start to finish.

There were no bathroom lines, parking was a breeze, corrals were actually enforced and there was hydration every mile or so on the course. AWESOME job Hot Chocolate run!!!

Anyway let’s start this recap out reviewing my goals for this race. My main goal was to finish (obviously) but also to use this as a practice run to get back into racing groove after 7+ months off. Well, spoiler alter…I ended up PR-ing on the course and am very confident that I can do the La Jolla half in a few weeks!

BUT the day didn’t quite start out as perfectly as it ended…

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Everything You Need To Know About The San Diego Hot Chocolate Run

Nothing makes me more excited than seeing so many people registering for the San Diego Hot Chocolate 15k/ 5k. You don’t have to be a “runner” to get out there and be part of this unique race experience. Whether you walk the 5k (3 miles) or run the 15k (9 miles) you are still out there participating in one of the best races of the entire year.

I ran the Hot Chocolate 15k last year with my mom (pictured above) and loved every second of it. The second we finished the race we knew this would be a new annual tradition.This year my sister is coming down from Los Angeles to run with us and possibly my cousin as well. The more the merrier!

Seriously though the Hot Chocolate 15k/5k really is THE BEST run of the entire year.

Why?

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