Saturday, 12 August 2017

TASTIEST Running Event of the Year

Event date: Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 9:00 AM
in Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador

Registration Opens in July 2019

Past Results
2018 Results
2018 Race photos "halfway point" by Will Goodridge
2018 Finish Line Race photos by Greg Greening

2017 Results----------(2017 Bib Number Assignments)
2016 Results

Shirt Included Option Registration

No Shirt Included Option Registration ($37)

$49 Shirt Included Registration contents:
  • Chocolate Run Tech Shirt!(choose men's cut or women's cut, size charts at bottom of webpage)
  • A Chocolate Medal! (from Newfoundland Chocolate Company)
  • A goodie bag of chocolate treats
  • Entered in for random draw prizes and SWAG provided by Newfoundland Chocolate Company, Hammer Nutrition Canada, St. John's Back Pain Clinic, Brewed Awakening Coffee Roasters Co., Jack Axes, The Newfoundland Weavery, The Outfitters, Moksha Yoga St. John's, Quidi Vidi Brewing Company Limited, Smartwool and Spartan Fitness Equipment.
  • Access to the Chocolate Themed Post Run Reception with chocolate fountains, coffee, tea, chocolate pastries and baked goods from the bakery at the Newfoundland Chocolate Company.

    Chocolate Medal
    fashioned by The Newfoundland Chocolate Company

  • Prizes and items generously provided by:

    Shirt Design
    Shirt is white to show details. Men's and Women's and Youth shirts available. Please select your preference during registration.

    Event Details:
    Event Limited to 350 Registrations
    Open to the general public
    Event Date: Sunday September 29, 2019 at 9:00 am
    Start Time: 9:00 am
    Course Close Time: No later than 10:00 am

    Post-run Reception:
    Immediately after run at Rotary Paradise Youth and Community Centre - Town of Paradise. Located right next to the Start-Finish Line.

    Parking on Race Day:
  • The Paradise Town Hall
  • Side streets and in the business parking lots all along McNamara Drive

  • KIT PICKUP Details (Shirt, Bib, Goodie Bag and Medal)

    Saturday September 28, 2019 (The day before race day) Newfoundland Chocolate Company Cafe
    Signal Hill Visitors Centre
    Signal Hill Road
    Right hand side of the road up past the Geo Center on Signal Hill
    Time: 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Please bring photo ID.
    Click Here for a map and directions to the Newfoundland Chocolate Company Cafe

    Transfers and Picking up Someone elses kit:
    If someone is picking up your kit or you want to transfer your kit please email

    Important Notices for Race Day:
    1) Stay to the left side of the road at all times with your left hand nearest the sidewalk and your right hand towards the middle of the road.
    2) Marshals are placed throughout the course to direct participants. However it is the participants responsibility to know the course.
    3) Please make sure that your bib is pinned to the front of your clothes/jacket.
    4) Please make sure that your bib is visible at the finish line so we can accurately record finish times.
    5) Bring a change of clothes to have in your car in case the weather is wet.
    6) No Dogs Permitted on course with participants.
    7) No Strollers Permitted on course with participants.
    8) Headphones Not Recommended.
    9) Please wear a watch if you would like to keep track of your finish time right away.

    Postponement Policy:
    At the discretion of the Race Director due to risk to spectator and participant safety or other extreme circumstances the event may be postponed to a later date. No REFUNDS will be issued.

    Run Route Map:
    Please make sure that your bib is attached to the front and visible to the time keepers. Details: Begin on the railbed trail across from the Paradise Double Ice Complex (Rotary Recreation Center)

    Runners will proceed North to the trail and turn left onto the Trail way to head towards the Octagon Pond trail entrance across from the Recreation Centre

    Runners will proceed West on the trail and turn right to enter the Octagon Pond Trail.

    Runners will continue towards Octagon Pond and turn left to proceed onto the Octagon Trail heading in the direction of the Elementary School.

    Runners will then continue around the Octagon Pond Trail all the way around Octagon Pond.

    PLEASE STAY INSIDE ANY CONES which are placed along side sections of sidewalk along Topsail Road.

    Runners will then turn left to exit the Octagon Pond Trail and return to the Railway bed.

    Runners will then turn left on the Railway bed heading towards Sobeys to cross the finish line.

    Post-race reception to follow at the Paradise Recreation Centre on McNamara Drive.

    Shirt Size Charts: