Hey you! Are you a runner? Is chocolate your first love? Do we hear a ‘yes’ for both the questions? Then here’s a surprise that you’ll love! The Mud and Chocolate trail run is here, and you can’t miss joining this fun race!
This 4.5-mile race takes place in Redmond Watershed Preserve, Redmond, WA, on April 25-26, 2020. In this well-planned trail, there will be muddy twists and lots of chocolaty fun!
Read up for more information about the run, where to rest, where to eat, and what other things you can do here.
Time to Get a Little Muddy!
This one-of-a-kind race is all set to take you on a trip to the depths of mother nature through a tree-lined path and a splash of mud thrown in here and there. To spice it up a bit more, you can visit the chocolate aid station for a huge, chunky, and sparkly chocolate medal! Yes, a chocolate medal is there for all the finishers, along with Seattle Chocolate bar and a wide range of finisher treats for all who complete the race successfully at the chocolate finisher’s table.
Fuel Up Before the Race
To have a good run, you must load up with enough energy to help you sustain throughout the effort. A power-packed breakfast is a must to fuel up before the race. Here are some restaurant recommendations where you can turn up for a hearty meal.
The Matador: Ranked number three overall among restaurants in Redmond, visit this popular restaurant for a Mexican delight. This Seattle Redmond establishment is a must-visit.
Kanishka Cuisine of India: Visit this popular restaurant in the area if you want to satiate your taste buds with some world-class Indian food. They offer a buffet, so you have a wide selection of food.
Feed Co.Burgers: Grab a quick burger at Feed Co’s. You will be delighted with their speedy service and tasty burgers.
You’ll Need Your Rest Both Before and After
Whether you’re a seasoned marathon runner or just starting, you need to rest enough both before and after your run. Hence, you should stay in a good hotel where you can have a restful sleep. Thankfully there are quite a few good Redmond WA hotels in the area.
One of the well-known hotels in the area is the Hyatt House Seattle/Redmond. This residential-style retreat will give you all the comfort of home. The hotel has different room categories with modern amenities. The Hyatt restaurant offers traditional cuisine, tasty menus, and craft cocktails. The hotel also has a guest market where you can pick up groceries, go and grab snacks, or pick up pre-packaged meals 24/7.
Another popular hotel in the area is Hampton Inn & Suites Seattle/Redmond. This family-friendly hotel gives you all the comfort, luxury, and amenities that you can think of from an affordable hotel. The in-house restaurant is equipped to satiate your taste bud with some local delights. Shrimp lovers should try at least one meal at the Pomegranate Bistro, while steak lovers should check out Prime Steakhouse.
Find Some Fun After the Races
If you are arriving in Redmond for the first time, do reserve some time after you complete your race to check out the nearby tourist areas. You’ll love the area, so make sure you check out some of the nearby tourist attractions.
Marymoor Park: This lush green park is an absolute delight for a nature lover. Plus, they also organize concerts and performances around the year, so do check in advance before planning a visit.
Microsoft Visitor Center: Do pay a visit to take in the fascinating history of Microsoft, which was first founded here.
Woodinville Wine Country: If you’re a wine connoisseur, then you can’t miss this. There are hundreds of wineries in the area that offer wine tastings for every budget. For non-wine lovers, the region also has a lot of breweries and distilleries.
Don’t miss the fun!
If you’re a fitness junkie who still loves your chocolate and has a wanderlust to explore new places, then start planning to take part in this one-of-a-kind race! Let the CHOCOMANIA begin!