Elf 'N' Cocoa 8K/5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

Sat December 10, 2022 West Deptford, NJ 08086 US Directions

8K Race

$46 9:00AM EST Price increases after December 8, 2022 at 11:59pm EST

5K Race

$44 9:05AM EST Price increases after December 8, 2022 at 11:59pm EST

1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

$28 8:45AM EST Price increases after December 8, 2022 at 11:59pm EST
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.GoodDayforaRun.com.

Riverwinds Community Center
1000 Riverwinds Drive
West Deptford, NJ US 08086

Holiday Themed Race Event featuring 3 Great Distances and a Whole Lot of Fun!

8K and 5K Race Amenities:

  • Chip -Timed Race with Instant Results.
  • 8K Starts at 9am. 5K Starts at 9:05am. (1 Miler starts at 8:45am)
  • Course Highlights:
    • Paved Course
    • Water front sections and Views of Philadelphia
  • Awards for top finishers (Top 3 Overall and Top 3 Per Age Group - Under 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, etc)
  • 5K/8K Participants will receive a Cocoa Mug and a new Custom Knit Elf N Cocoa hat. Register soon to guarantee custom race hat! First 400 Runners guaranteed to receive a hat and mug!
  • 10 Ounce Cup of Cocoa at the Finish
  • Soft Blend Long or Short Sleeve Shirts Optional and available for purchase during registration. 
  • Free Downloadable Photos
  • Packet Pick Up Options
    Saturday Morning (12/10) from 7:30-8:30am at Riverwinds Community Center
  • Pre-race day PPU Options TBD

1 Mile Kids Fun Run Amenities: 

  • 1 Mile Course for Kids 12 and Under 
  • Fun Run Starts at 8:45am (Right Before the 5K/8K)
  • Finishers Medal for ALL 1 Mile Participants!
  • Short Sleeve Elf N Cocoa Soft Blend Shirt included for all 1 mile  participants.
  • Hot Cup of Delicious Cocoa at the Finish
  • Free Downloadable Race Photos and Photo with Elf
  • Parents of One Milers Do Not need to sign up if already running 5K/8K. Any parent may participate in the 1 Mile with their child without needing to register unless you are not signed up for the 5K/8K and would like to receive race swag.


  • Walkers welcome in One Mile and 5K distances. Must be registered and start in the back of the pack. 
  • Food Trucks and DJ at Post Race on Race Day.
  • Visit from a Special Character... :)
  • Pre- race and Post Race Music and Fun!
  • Jogging Strollers are permitted.
  • Dogs are not permitted to participate.
  • Race is rain or shine. 
Race Contact Info

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Kids Fun Run Sponsor - The Head Elf
Silver Level - Sugarplum Mary
Bronze Level - Santa's Helper

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