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February 10th, 2024 Saint Leonard, MD 20685 US Directions



02/10 8:00AM EST - 10:00AM EST


Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
10515 Mackall Road
Saint Leonard, MD US 20685


Come and warm up with us at the Calvert County Community Partners Hot for Chocolate 5K! This is a family-friendly, fun-filled race through Jefferson Patterson Park followed by a festive finish-line festival that includes music, food, and hot chocolate!


The race beneficiaries are Project ECHO and the Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum. Project ECHO provides hope for the homeless, with emergency shelter and supportive housing for individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Calvert County. The Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park support educational programming and free events such as Children's Day on the Farm.

What do you get for your entry?

- Custom long-sleeve technical race shirt
- Custom finisher medal
- Complimentary post-race hot chocolate!
- Real-Time results


PRICING IS UNTIL RACE IS SOLD OUT! LAST 100 spots will be on a live countdown on website until full.

Open - December 31, 2023: Ages 13-99 $35.00, Ages 4-12: $25.00, 3 & Under: Free

January 1, 2024 - January 31, 2024: Ages 13-99 $40.00, Ages 4-12: $25.00, 3 & Under: Free

February 1, 2024 - February 9, 2024: Ages 13-99 $45.00, Ages 4-12: $25.00, 3 & Under: Free

RACE DAY: $50.00



Packet Pickup / Early Check-in

Pick up your race packets the week before the race and skip the check-in line on race day.

Address: Project ECHO Homeless Shelter, 484 Main St. Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Dates & Times:

Monday, February 5, 2024: 3 pm - 5 pm

Tuesday, February 6, 2024: 10 am - 6 pm

Wednesday, February 7, 2024: 10 am - 6 pm

Thursday, February 8, 2024: 10 am - 6 pm

Friday, February 9, 2024: 10 am - 6 pm


Saturday, Feb 10, 2024: Packet pickups will be in the pavilion at Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum from 7 am - 7:45 am ONLY

Race Medal Preview

Race Shirt Preview

Race Day Schedule

Race Day schedule coming soon!

Course Map

Course map will be available no later than one week prior to race.

The 5K Race will start and end at the Pavilion at Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum.


Top Overall Male, Top Overall Female, and the Top 3 Males and Females in the following age groups: 12 & under, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+.



Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


We appreciate the support from our race sponsors! Interested in sponsorship? Contact Bridget Rinker at


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