Registration is open for the sixth annual Delaware Tech Terry Campus Chocolate 5K Run/Walk, set for 10 a.m. Feb. 10 on the Delaware Technical Community College Terry Campus, 100 Campus Drive, Dover.
This family-friendly event offers a 5K run on a single loop USA Track & Field-certified course, a 5K walk, a free kiddie K and post-race chocolate treats for participants and their guests. The kiddie K will start at 9:50 a.m., with the 5K run and walk at 10 a.m.
Proceeds support the Terry Campus International Education Study Abroad Scholarship Program. Registration is available at go.dtcc.edu/Chocolate5K. The entry fee is $25 until Feb. 3 and $30 after. Race-day registration will open at 8:30 a.m. Participation is limited to the first 700 registered runners and walkers.
Post-event, participants and their supporters can warm up inside with an awards ceremony and the opportunity to indulge on homemade hot chocolate, freshly prepared chocolate ganache and home-baked chocolate treats prepared by students in the Terry Campus culinary arts program.
Additional amenities include an event T-shirt, chip timing and awards to overall male and female champions, overall masters winners and the top three finishers in five-year age groups. There also will be an award for the best Valentine’s Day-themed costume.