Ooh La La Chocolate 1/2 Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

Geneva, IL

Ooh LaLa Chocolate 5K Run/Walk

The 5th Annual Ooh LaLa  
1/2 Marathon and 5K Chocolate Run

You've done the rest,
now do the best Chocolate run in Chicagoland!

Just like chocolate, there is a run for everyone's taste!

1/2 Marathon Course Map 
The course will be open for 4 hours.  
You should be able to run a 15 minute mile to participate.
1/2M Early Bird Registration
ends July 15, 2019 

5K Course Map

Race day information:
1/2 Marathon starts at 7:00am

5K Run starts at 7:30am

5K Walkers will start at 7:40am
and will take a different route than
runners to ensure safety of all athletes.

NO Strollers or Dogs allowed.  
Due to the number of runners in this race, our insurance
will not allow strollers or dogs. 
If you show up with either you will not be
allowed to participate in the race.

All races are USATF certified and chip timed. 
1/2 Marathon Runners receive an 
Ooh LaLa Chocolate 1/4 zip tech jacket, a custom finisher medal, and if you ran in 2018 you'll receive a 2nd year custom pin & Chef Roby's fresh pain au chocolat and award winning hot chocolate!  
Oh... and a chocolate treat from Chef!

Custom 1/2 Marathon & 5K Age Awards

Overall Male & Overall Female

1st/2nd/3rd Place

10 & Under (5K only)/11-13 (4K only)/ 14-19 (5K only)/
14 & Under/15-19/20-24/

50-54/55-59/60-64/65-69/70-74/75 -79 (1/2 only)/80+(1/2 only)

Largest Team Award

Largest Team Fundraising Award

When you register please
consider making a donation.

Are you coming in from out of town?
Good News...
We have packet pickup on race day starting at 5:30am

FREE Parking throughout Geneva
 in walking distance to the race.

Do You Need A Hotel?

Please call Comfort Inn & Suites
You can book your room by clicking on the link. 
Ooh La La Chocolate Run 2018 - Hotel Block - Geneva IL - Comfort Inn & Suites

 A special rate of $99.00 a night for one king bed, or 2 queen beds
 or a king suite for $109.99 a night.
This includes early breakfast and a
shuttle to and from the race starting at 6:00am.




Don't wait to register 2016, 2017 & 2018  SOLD OUT!

Race benefits

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Online Fundraising

When you register, please consider fundraising by creating a personal fundraising page. You are not required to fundraise.
However, if you choose to fundraise make sure to design your personal page in a way that expresses you.  Email your family and friends your personal link to your page.  They can directly donate to you or your team!
It's easy and fast to get started.
Using social media tools is also an important part of online fundraising.  Post a link to your fundraising page on your personal Facebook profile or Twitter account.  Sharing photos through social media during the event is also encouraged becasue your fundraising page will stay open after the race is over, so you can let your family and friends know how the race went for you and encourage them to contribute.



When & Where

Nov 3, 2019


7:00 AM

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Geneva, IL

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Due to the volume of runners at this race,
you can not pick up a packet for anyone,
but your immediate family member with a receipt. 
1/2 Marathon runners must pick up
their own packets with a photo ID.  No exceptions.

Packet Pickup will be held on
Friday, November 1, 2019 from noon until 7pm &
Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 10am-2pm at
Dick Pond Athletics
303 N. Second Street
St. Charles, IL 60174

2019 Sponsors

Comfort Inn & Suites Geneva

Armstong Relocation Chicago

State Street Jewelers's logo

Lebin Financial Planning

Lebin Financial Planning