_ The 2021 Hippity Hop Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, Kids Dash:
Join us for our 6th Annual Hippity Hop Half Marathon / 10K / 5K / Cottontail Dash event
as we start a new tradition at Peoria Sports Complex
and the running trails of the New River Trail System.
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 April 3rd.
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]
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 half marathon, 10K 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" (granola bars, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc)
Owned and operated by StartLine Racing!
Event details and schedule
Race Day Registration will be available beginning at 6:00am.
We accept cash, check, and credit cards on race day
Prices on Race Day:
Half Marathon - $80
10K - $60
5K - $45
Cottontail Dash - $30
We welcome wheelchairs, strollers & wagons.
No roller blades, skateboards or motorized devices are allowed on the run or walk courses.
Leashed pet friendly
The course will take you through dedicated running trails (all asphalt and concrete) of the New River Trail System, starting and ending at Peoria Sports Complex - 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.
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. Eggs are handed out by volunteers so that everyone will come away with equal amount of eggs. Parents who only want to accompany their children on the course do not need to register. This event has a 100 person limit.
Due to the common start/finish line, there is no bag check for this event.
This event will take place rain or shine. There are no refunds for due to weather.
You will have two opportunities to pick-up your race packet (bib, chip, event swag, etc):
Friday, April 2nd from 3:00 - 6:00pm at Road Runner Sports - Phoenix
Road Runner Sports is located at 7077 E Mayo Blvd, Suite 150, Phoenix, AZ 85054 (map)
Saturday, April 3rd starting at 6:30am at Peoria Sports Complex (event site)
April 2 3:00 PM - Packet Pick-up at Road Runner Sports from 3-6pm
April 3 6:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up Opens
April 3 7:00 AM - Half Marathon Begins
April 3 7:10 AM - Cottontail Dash
April 3 7:45 AM - 10K Begins
April 3 8:00 AM - 5K Begins
April 3 8:45 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx)
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