The Hip Hop Run was created with a mission to bridge differing communities for a fun and challenging endurance race - with one of a kind live music & performances. Hip Hop Run brings the soul of Hip Hop Artists to fuel music in a family-friendly event with the goal of unifying communities through our shared passions in pursuit of healthy lifestyles. Welcome to the Hip Hop Run! Come and unite with us thouugh Fun, Love, Charity, and Compassion, while challenging yourself in the most unique endurance race you’ll ever run.
The Hip Hop Run brings entertainment to running that's suitable for all ages. Enjoy DJ's throughout the course, playing all of the songs you know and love. Participants will have the option to take part in the 10k run, or the 5k run/walk. Be entertained after the run with a star studded lineup of DJ's at our main stage finish line. Be a part of an exciting blend of competitive exercise and dope music! Come join The Hip Hop Run experience!
The bold architecture that create the magnificent skyline of this city on Lake Michigan, make it unique and instantly recognizable. Chicago, the Windy City is known for its avid sports fans and deep cultural roots. Music has always been this cities bridge to diversity, which is why The Hip Hop Run belongs here. The greats like Kanye, Common, and Lupe Fiasco have cemented a legacy of conscious hip hop that resonates with our movement.
Legendary DJ Neil Armstrong is the official Hip Hop Run DJ. He will be on the main 1s and 2s for the entire run. After the run make sure to stop by the health and wellness fair where we bring together local vendors, health experts, and wellness pathways that support our communities organically.
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Virtual Run Option:
Hip Hop Run not in your city? Our Virtual option allows participants to run from their local areas. All participants will receive official HHR swag and medals, and access to live streaming of our events in the host cities. Record and post your times to see how you stack up against or field. Register for the Virtual Hip Hop Run and never miss out on a Medal!
Central NYC Stadium