Shabbat candle lighting: 8:06pm

Chanukah Hot Chocolate 5K

Presented by the JCC of Greater Baltimore and LifeBridge Health

Sunday, December 8, 2019 
Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC 

Check-in begins at 7:30am
Onsite Registration accepted until 8:30am

5K Run/Walk Pricing: $36 (preregistration), $45 (day of race)
1 Mile Fun Run Pricing: $18 (preregistration), $25 (day of race)

Children 5 and under free* for 1 Mile Fun Run only
(*children must be accompanied by an adult and everyone participating must be registered including each child) 

Race to the finish for a steaming cup of hot cocoa! Join the JCC and LifeBridge Health for the Chanukah Hot Chocolate 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run. A favorite among local runners thanks to the welcoming atmosphere, scenic course and community partnerships. Starting on the JCC’s Owings Mills campus and winding through the local community, the Chanukah Hot Chocolate 5K boasts a scenic and mostly flat course, perfect for participants of all ages and abilities. Come experience what past runners have called their “favorite way to start their Chanukah celebrations.”

*Themed race swag available to the first 250 registrants
Light breakfast, and after party to follow race.


Can't attend but want still want to support the JCC? Please donate.

Packet Pick Up
Thursday, December 5 | 6:00-8:00pm | Park Heights JCC
Friday, December 6 | 4:00-6:00pm | Owings Mills JCC

Weather Contingency Plan
We will post updates on our JCC website and JCC Facebook page if there is a forecast for bad winter weather that will affect our plans for the day.  PLEASE NOTE: No refunds will be given if this event is cancelled due to weather.

The JCC is dedicated to ensuring that people of all abilities are welcome and included in everything that we have to offer. Please let us know if you or your loved one needs accommodations to take part in any of our programs or events, and we will do our best to make it happen. Please contact Helene Rapaport,

Sponsorship opportunities available:
Esther Greenberg  | 410.559.3545 |

Questions? Contact Race Director:
Justin Dominick | 410.559.3548 | 

All proceeds benefit financial assistance for JCC children, teens and families. On an annual basis, the JCC provides over $600,000 in need-based scholarships to ensure that no one is turned away because of the inability to pay.


Thank you to our sponsors!

The Associated
LifeBridge Health

Ashland Auction Group
Amatus Health
Giant Food
Lion’s Wood Banquet Furniture

Camps Airy & Louise
I9 Sports—Youth Sports Leagues

Chesapeake Urology
Eastern Savings Bank
Local Babysitter