Updated November 29, 2018
Hot-Cha-Cha 5K Planned In Blissfield
The Hot-Cha-Cha 5K Mug Run will be held in Blissfield, Mich., on Friday, December 7.
Runners will receive a custom mug that will enter them into the Blissfield Wassail Festival’s tour of sites in downtown businesses, where competing versions of hot wassail, a wine-and-fruit-based holiday beverage, will be sampled. A craft beer and non-alcoholic wassail will also be available. A valid picture ID is required at the race registration (without exception) to receive a Wassail mug as most wassail recipes contain wine. For non-drinkers or runners who are younger than 21, an insulated mug will be provided for a mugful of hot cocoa or coffee. Water will also be provided to all runners.
Runners are asked to wear reflective or lighted clothing for safety’s sake. Costumes of the season are encouraged. A prize is given for best costume.
The run takes off at 6:30 p.m. Registration for the run begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Blissfield Township Office, 120 S. Lane St., in the heart of downtown. Preregistration is encouraged. Entries are available at The Advance, 121 Newspaper St., Blissfield, or can be downloaded at www.riverraisinfestival.org. Online registration is available at active.com.
The Hot-Cha-Cha Mug Run fee is $25.00 for those 21 and older; $15.00 for kids 6-20; family rate is $60.00 (limit of two adults per family in the same household; additional adults $25.00). Children 6-12 must run with an adult due to darkness.
Visit http://www.blissfieldmainstreet.com/events/winter-events/wassail-festival for details on the Wassail Fest and to preregister as a non-runner for that event.