The 9th Annual Arc Otsego Hot Cocoa 5K Run & 1K Walk, Run & Roll 2023

Oneonta, NY


The Arc Otsego Hot Cocoa 5K Run & 1K Walk, Run & Roll
NOVEMBER 5th, 2023
Making life sweeter for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

When you walk, run or roll the Arc Otsego's Hot Cocoa 5K or 1K, you are helping make life sweeter for people with developmental disabilities! Proceeds benefit The Arc Otsego's Helping Hands Fund which assists individuals with developmental disabilities and their families to seize life's opportunities and overcome life's challenges.

You can sign up anytime between now and October 27th at 4pm.

Details: The 5K course takes you through Neahwa Park, down War Memorial Drive, through the City of Oneonta, returning to end in Neahwa Park. Chip timing is provided by The Clark Sports Center. The untimed 1K Walk, Run and Roll takes place entirely within Neahwa Park. 1K participants receive an unchipped bib. All event participants receive a cup of hot cocoa. Ample parking is available in the Park and at the Oneonta City Parking Garage.  

Times and costs are as follows:

1K, 9:30 a.m.
5K, 10:15 a.m.

1K, $15 
5K, $25 
Children under 5 free (shirt is not available)

Commemorative mugs may also be purchased for $5 each. Please refer to the registration form for more information.

You can also add a membership to The Arc Otsego for $10. This supports advocacy efforts, programs, and support for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. You will receive a 10% discount at The Otsego ReUse Center and the Main View Gallery and Gift Shop for the year as a thank you for your membership!

Online registration will close Friday, October 27th. After that date please sign up on the day of the race in the park.

Register by 4 p.m. on September 28th to be guaranteed a long-sleeve race shirt. Participants selecting youth sizes will receive a short-sleeve race t-shirt. Participants selecting adult sizes will receive long sleeve shirts. Registrations for kids under 5 are free and do not include a shirt.

Registrations after 4pm on September 25th are not guaranteed a shirt, but there will be additional available and we will do our best to meet your needs on a first come, first serve basis for those registering after September 25. 

Sponsorship opportunities are available! For more information, visit, contact Faith Tiemann, Chief Marketing Officer, at

Additional Information:

Early packet pickup will be held at The Arc Otsego, located at 35 Academy Street in Oneonta, on November 2, 2023 from 12-5pm, and November 3, 2023, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. 

Same-day packet pick up will be held at the Oneonta Outlaws Clubhouse from 7:45 -9:15 a.m. 

Registration will close Friday, October 27, 2023. After this time, you may register day-of in Neahwa Park. 

When & Where

Nov 5, 2023


9:30 AM

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Oneonta, NY

Neahwa Park

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