_ The 3rd Annual Hippity Hop Marathon / Half Marathon / 5K / Cottontail Dash event:
Join us for our 3rd Annual Hippity Hop Marathon / Half Marathon / 5K / Cottontail Dash event. The courses will take you through the dedicated running trails of the New River Trail System, starting and ending at Park West Entertainment District in Peoria.
We will have a time limit for the Marathon and Half Marathon distances. The cut-off time for the Marathon will be 6.5 hours and the cut-off time for the Half Marathon will be 6 hours.
The course will take you through dedicated running trails (all asphalt and concrete) of the New River Trail System, starting and ending at Park West Entertainment District in Peoria - meaning no need for transportation before or after the race just to get back to your car! Please note - this is an open use trail system and does not close for our event.
To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form! Please make checks payable to StartLine Racing.
Of course we want you to participate in the Hippity Hop event locally but we understand things come up. So, if you can't join us on race day and still want to run, get the medal and the shirt then you still can! Here is your chance to take part in this event no matter where you are! And of course, all prices include shipping! Please note that all items will ship following the event on March 31st.
Virtual Registrations are restricted to US addresses only. If you reside outside of the US and wish to participate please contact StartLine Racing at [email protected]
Event details and schedule
Race Day Registration will be available beginning at 6:00am.
We accept cash, check, and credit cards (Visa or Master Card) on race day
Prices on Race Day:
Marathon - $100
Half Marathon - $80
5K - $40
Cottontail Dash - $20
We welcome wheelchairs, strollers & wagons.
No roller blades, skateboards or motorized devices are allowed on the run or walk courses.
Leashed pet friendly
Cottontail Dash is an untimed half mile fun run with an egg hunt along the route. All participants receive a finisher's medal and a shirt. You are welcome to bring your own bag/basket or one will be provided for you.
Due to the common start/finish line, there is no bag check for this event.
Packet pick-up will be available on Friday, March 30th from 4-7pm at Road Runner Sports in Phoenix (map).
Road Runner Sports is located at 7077 E Mayo Blvd Suite 150, Phoenix, AZ 85050
Race day packet pick-up available at Rio Vista Park (race location) starting at 6:00am.
March 30 4:00 PM - Packet Pick-up at Road Runner Sports in Phoenix 4-7pm
March 31 6:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens
March 31 7:00 AM - Marathon Begins
March 31 7:30 AM - Half Marathon Begins
March 31 8:00 AM - Cottontail Dash
March 31 8:30 AM - 5K Begins
March 31 9:45 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx)
Custom Event Medal for all participants
Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt for all participants
Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups for the marathon, half marathon and 5K only (race day participants only). Our age groups are the following:
8 & Under, 9 & 10, 11-13, 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over
Pre- and Post-Race "Runner's Brunch" (bagels, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc)
Course set/marked by StartLine Racing to maximize your experience!
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