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Running Start: SWET 5k Training

Hot Chocolate: Running Start 5k
Train with Autumn Ball and her team of coaches from SWET in our new partner program, Running Start!
For 10 weeks, the group will meet on Sundays at 6am for a run and workshop.
The program is designed to prep beginners and experienced runners alike for the Hanukkah Hot Cocoa Run on December 8!

Stay tuned for more information. 

Community Water Safety Day

Join the J, Safe Kids Pima County, and TMC for a water safety day! Play at the J’s splash pad, swim in the pools, and learn all about water safety. Free, open to the public, Pre-registration encouraged (first 150 registered get a swag bag) but not required.

Food for purchase from Cafe at the J

Bounce house & yard games with DJ

Sunday, May 7, 2023 | 1-5 pm

Hanukkah Hot Cocoa Fun Run

Sunday, December 8, 2024

People of all ages and abilities are invited to join us Sunday, Dec 8 for our 8th Annual Hanukkah Hot Cocoa Run! We’re proud to partner with the Southern Arizona Roadrunners, Southwest Endurance Training, and TMC Health to spread wellness and the warmth of Hanukkah with our whole community. 


-1 Mile Run 

-Double Chocolate Run – a 5K+1 Mile combo! 
-Course changes! 


5k: 6:30am check-in; 7:30am start

Cost: $25 Early Bird /$30 Nov 1-Dec 1 /$35 Dec 1-16 

1 mile: 8:15am

Cost: $15 Early Bird/$20 Nov 1-Dec 1/$35 Dec 1-16

Double Chocolate (5k+1m): 7:30am

Cost: $30 Early Bird/$40 Nov 1-Dec 1/$50 Dec 1-16

1K (fun run): 8:30am 

Cost: FREE (race shirt can be purchased separately for $10)


The run  begins at the J with a pep rally and brief conversation about Hanukkah and ends back at the J with hot chocolate for all! Paid participants receive a race shirt*, and the prize for winners is, as tradition goes, a festive commemorative mug! There will also be graciously donated swag from our friends at Lululemon!

CLICK HERE for the 2023 Hanukkah Hot Chocolate Run results

CLICK HERE for photos from the 2024 Hanukkah Hot Chocolate Run

Stay tuned for information about next year's race
in 2024!


7:15am: Check-in opens

7:30am: 5K start time

8:15am:  1 mile

8:30am: 1k  (fun run)

Details + Info

5K: $25 members/$35 guests
1 mile: $10 members/$15 guests

Double Chocolate 5k & 1 miler: $30 members/$40 guests

*Register by 12/1 to guarantee a race shirt