Chocoholic 5K Run/Walk - Burlington, WI

Sunday, May 28, 2017  @  9:30 AM


Riverside Park, 517 Congress Street, Burlington, WI    view map

Registration closed:

Online registration is closed, please register at the event.


Welcome to Chocolate City USA, home of Nestle and the city of Burlington Wisconsin. Join us for a beautiful run along the Seven Waters Trail. Each participant receives: 

  • Chocoholic 5K T-Shirt (after 5/21 tshirts are not guaranteed)
  • A Chocolate Moose Finishers Medal
  • A goodie bag filled with special items
  • Racine's Original Famous Chocolate Danish Kringle
  • Over 21? you'll get a FREE Beer or Margarita at the LUCKY STAR PUB AND EATERY

But wait, there's more! After the run each participant will receive FREE admission to Burlington's Chocolate Fest. 

This event is celebrating its 31st year and helps over 60 local civic groups, non-profit organizations and charities while bringing a fun tourist oriented event to the City. Chocolate Fest is just as much about giving back to the community as it is chocolate. Learn more at

We have exceeded 450 Runners and have limited sizes of shirts available.


 T Shirt

 Finisher's Medal

 Goody Bag

 Course Certified

 Event Timed


 Food and Drinks



 Kids' Activities



Course description:

We start your trip in Riverside Park in Burlington, which is located along the picturesque Fox River. You'll find parking, bathrooms and picnic pavilions at this lovely community park.

Directions to start:

To access the Burlington trailhead you must start in Riverside Park. Take State Route 11 west into Burlington. Turn right onto Bridge Street (SR 83), go over the bridge and turn right onto Congress Street to Riverside Park. The trailhead is at the end of the park off Congress Street.  Parking is LIMITED here.


Parking is available throughout the Downtown Area. 

Parking is very limited at Riverside Park. The side streets off of Congress St. will be closed due to the festival. We recommend finding street parking throughout Downtown or utilizing the parking structure on Dodge Street.

Awards info:

All participants will receive a custom finishers medal. Top three male and female will be recognized as well as the top three male and female in respective 5 year age groups. First 450 Registrants are guaranteed a medal on race day, late registrants will have their medal mailed to them.

We have reached 450 registered! Though we only have finisher medals for the first 450 registered, if you do not receive a medal on Sunday, we will be happy to mail one to you! So don't hesitate to sign up today!

  • 9 and under
  • 5 year age categories (starting at 10yrs old on up)

Race Day Agenda:

8:00 - 9:15 AM - Packet Pick Up
9:15 AM - Warmup and Lining Up
9:30 AM - Start of 5K

Chip Timing:

This event will be chip timed, including the start. Therefore, your time will not begin until you cross the start line. This will ensure the safety of all participants in the event, especially in the beginning where it can be most crowded.

Packet pickup:

Saturday May 27

Hampton Inn Downtown Burlington from 6:00 to 7:00pm

Sunday May 28

Packet Pick up at Riverside Park 517 Congress Street, Burlington, WI

8:00 - 9:15 am

Registration info:

Virtual race registration category is an option for participants who cannot attend the actual race but still would like to support the cause and receive the swag. Swag for virtual runners will be mailed out the week of the race.



Online registration is closed, please register at the event.