Race Information

Hippity Hop Half Marathon
Peoria, AZ
Maricopa County
Apr 16, 2022 - Saturday
13.1M, 10K, 5K run | kids run
Virtual Option
  • organized byStartline Racing
  • Details from event's Active.com listing:
    Join us for our
    7th Annual Hippity Hop Half Marathon / 10K / 5K / Cottontail Dash event
    as we continue an Easter tradition at Peoria Sports Complex.

     

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    The 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. The Cottontail Dash event has a 100 person limit.

    Event details and schedule

    Mail-in Registration Form 

    To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form! Please make checks payable to StartLine Racing.

     

    Virtual Run Details 

    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 16th.

    Virtual Registrations are restricted to US addresses only. If you reside outside of the US and wish to participate please contact StartLine Racing at info@startlineracing.com

     

    What You Get! 

    Custom Event Medal for all participants

    Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt or racerback tank 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)

    Chip Timed with Real Time Results and Photos on our Website or Mobile App (on Apple and Google)

    Owned and operated by StartLine Racing!

    Race Day Information 

    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 - $85
      • 10K - $55
      • 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 or transfers due to weather.

    There is a 4.5 hour time limit for the half marathon distance.

     

    Water Station and Course Support 

    Water and Gatorade will be located at the following locations:

    • Half Marathon: Miles .95, 2.05, 3.29, 4.75, 6.55 (turnaround), 8.35, 9.87, 11.05, and 12.15
    • 10K - Miles .95, 2.05, 3.29 (turnaround), 4.5, and 5.6
    • 5K - Mile .95 and 2.15

    GU Gels will be available for half marathon runners at miles 4.75 and 8.35

    Restrooms will be located at:

    • Half Marathon - Miles 1.6, 5.1, 8, and 11.5
      • PLEASE NOTE: The restrooms at mile 1.6 and 11.5 will be located off the course in Rio Vista Park (next to the running path/trail and playground structure).
    • 10K - Miles 1.6 and 4.95
      • PLEASE NOTE: The restrooms at mile 1.6 and 4.95 will be located off the course in Rio Vista Park (next to the running path/trail and playground structure)
     

    Packet Pickup Opportunities 

    You will have two opportunities to pick-up your race packet (bib, chip, event swag, etc):

    • Friday, April 15th 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 16th at Peoria Sports Complex starting at 6am
     
     

    Event schedule 

    •  
      April 15 3:00 PM - Packet Pick-up at Road Runner Sports from 3-6pm
    •  
      April 16 6:00 AM - Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup Opens
    •  
      April 16 7:00 AM - Half Marathon Begins
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      April 16 7:10 AM - Cottontail Dash Begins
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      April 16 7:45 AM - 10K Begins
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      April 16 8:00 AM - 5K Begins
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      April 16 8:45 AM - Awards Ceremony Begins (approx.)

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