Event Details


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From the folks that brought you The Alamo 13.1 and SPA GIRL TRI, we’re really excited about our 2nd year of this festive, special event that celebrates women.  This ladies only Cocoa Women’s Half Marathon & Relay has quickly became a cult favorite from the sweet race swag  gorgeous, quaint urban San Antonio course to the amazing post race chocolate goodies.  Not up for the 1/2 or Relay, then indulge in our Wiseman House WILD WOMAN 5k and show what you’re passionate about or zip through our Girls Fun Run 1-Miler.

Your race entry gets you all set for a beautiful, flat course and a post race party that includes everything chocolate.  To name just a few you’ll be able to enjoy: Hot Chocolate, warm, yummy Chocolate Chip Pancakes from the incredible Magnolia Pancake Haus, Fine Chocolates From Wiseman House Chocolates and others, Chocolate infused cupcakes, t-cakes and cookies from local artisans, Chicken Mole Tacos, and many other treats all surrounding our chocolate theme.

Plus you get some cool feminine race swag that will definitely include custom women’s cut tech shirts, beautiful custom race bibs and other girly surprises new for 2014.  A beautiful custom finisher’s medal will of course be waiting for you when you cross the finish line with lot’s of cheering happy people ready to celebrate your accomplishment with you!

Whether it’s the 1/2 marathon, 2-person Relay, 5k  or Girls 1-Mile Fun Run, you’re sure to have a fabulous experience and fond memories as we celebrate women, our strengths and accomplishments all together for a very worthy cause in giving the joy of a bike to a special needs tyke.

Start Times / Location ~ January 18, 2015    Historic La Villita – Downtown San Antonio

8:00 am ~ Half / Relay

8:00 am ~ 5K

8:05 am~ Girls Fun Run

Relay peeps, you will have a shuttle to take the second leg people to their spot on the course, and shuttles will also bring the first leg runners back to the Start & Finish Area / Post Race Party.  Exact Shuttle Spot will be emailed to you in a final details email.

Click Here to get yourself registered! (Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable)

Registration Fees:  (please register by January 1st to be guaranteed your tech shirt size)


thru 4/30/14
Cocoa Saver$65
thru 8/31/14$85 thru 11/30/14$95 thru 1/13/15$105 EXPO$120

1/2 Marathon RELAY (2-Cocoa Ladies)

thru 4/30/14
Cocoa Saver$120
thru 8/31/14$130 thru 11/30/14$140 thru 1/13/15$150 EXPO$170

Wiseman House WILD WOMAN 5k

thru 4/30/14
Cocoa Saver$30
thru 8/31/14$35 thru 11/30/14$40 thru 1/13/15$45 EXPO$50

Girls 1-Mile Fun Run

thru 4/30/14
Cocoa Saver$10
thru 8/31/14$10 thru 11/30/14$10 thru 1/13/15$15 EXPO$20

The Course

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Our delicious & amazingly scenic course includes quaint and charming spots like La Villita, San Fernando Cathedral, Main Plaza, HemisFair Park, historic King William, Mission Concepcion and the just NEWLY completed Mission Reach of the RiverWalk; all with a sweet chocolate theme.

Simply click on the image to your left for a larger view of the half marathon course.

 5K race starts at the same time and covers the same route as 1/2 but splits off at Arsenal Bridge  in King William back up the very scenic River Walk to a sweet chocolatey finish in La Villita. Click on the map to the left to check it out!

For those doing the Relay, the course will be divided in exact 6.55 mile legs.

There will be both water and gatorade at Aid Stations about EVERY 1.5 Mile for you wherever you see the red cross on the course map.  As well, there will be some energy bars at the relay point of the course.

Course time limits:

  • You have plenty of time to complete the half marathon with a 4 hour time limit.
  • For the 5K, we’re giving you a 1 1/2 hour time limit.

PORT-O-POTTY SPOTS!!  As well as at the start/finish, we will have port-a-potties on course. Check out the map for locations.

Packet Pick Up/ Expo

Packet Pick-Up and Expo for 2015 will be from 12-5 Saturday, January 17, 2015 inside of LA VILLITA Historic Arts Village:  http://lavillita.com/

Vendors interested in being a part of this exciting opportunity please contact us for information.


Expo and Race Day volunteers needed. Volunteers you complete the spirit of this event. If you want to be a part of making this event even more exciting with your presence and help us cater to the ladies, then give us a shout thru the contact page and we’ll get you on the list. Details of hours, locations, etc. will be emailed to you for you to pick what’s best for you. You’ll get a really cool shirt and of course be a part of the fabulous after party celebration, not to mention how much fun you’ll have. Thanks in advance for your service!


Unique Finisher Medals for ALL FINISHERS of the half & relay as well as a medal for the Wild Woman 5k finishers.

The following will also get special awards in the 1/2:

  • Overall Winner
  • Top 3 Finishers
  • Masters
  • Grand Masters (50 & Over)
  • Age Division Awards:(half marathoners)
    13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44,
    45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over.
  • Top 3 Best-dressed to match our chocolate theme
  • Top 3 relay teams

Getting There/ Hotels

If you’re driving to the event, please allow enough time to park and arrive at the race site. We are working on providing free parking opportunities for our participants and spectators, so come back for a detailed map of parking options as we get closer to the date.

We’ve partnered with the Historic Menger Hotel and the Drury Plaza Hotel to offer special room rates for our out of town runners. Simply click their logo to go directly to their reservation page for Cocoa Half.

Menger Hotel

204 Alamo Plaza – Group Code: COCOA2015

Drury Plaza – Group No. 2229269


Please contact us for questions and more information about the event.

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