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Run For Chocolate - Walk, Jog, Run 5km

Please Note: No race numbers will be sent out in the post before the event. All race numbers will be collected on the day at registration. 

Run For Chocolate – Southampton is a celebration of fitness and wellbeing. Participants of all ages and abilities are able to enjoy the benefits of running, along with the reward of a warm and comforting mug of luxury Hot Chocolate.

What greater motivation is there to get out there and be active?

Achieve your fitness goals and enjoy a fun challenge this winter. And get your family and friends involved too, as each event will promote a party atmosphere in which you can listen to music, drink unlimited luxury Hot Chocolate and enjoy an assortment of treats, as a special reward for all your hard work and effort.

Be it that you walk, jog or run the 5km run distance – all levels, speeds and ages are welcomed. And with hundreds of spectators lining the course to cheer you on, the fun really does begin when you cross the finish line, and receive one of our popular, bespoke Run For Chocolate finishers medals.

Start Times:

Registration open from 7:30am (pick up race numbers and head buffs on the day)

The event will start @ 9:00am

This is NOT a timed event. We encourage everyone from all levels, speeds and ages to take part, time is not an issue… Enjoy the event with other ‘Chocolate Lovers’ & have fun.

Getting There

By Car

Southampton Common is easy to get to by car as it is centrally located. There is on road parking available on the Western edge of the Common on Hill Lane. Then to the South of the common is Cemetery Road which has limited parking available . There is also parking in the city centre.

By Public Transport 

Southampton Central Station is approximately a 1 mile walk to the common with trains operating on a regular basis. There is also the central bus stop with many different bus companies operating.

Local Charities

Retail Partner

  • Great Location
  • Nearby Parking
  • Music
  • Commentary
  • Merchandise
  • Bag Drop
  • Cafe
  • Hot Chocolate


Run For Chocolate – Southampton

Southampton Common, The Avenue, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 7NN

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