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April 03, 2021

Hippity Hop Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, Kids Dash

Rio Vista Park • 8866 W. Thunderbird Road (follow road to back of the park near the playground) PeoriaAZ  85381 Organized by StartLine Sports LLC

About this event

Join us for our 6th Annual Hippity Hop Half Marathon / 10K / 5K / Cottontail Dash event

as we continue an Easter tradition at Rio Vista Park

and the running trails of the New River Trail System.

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 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 info@startlineracing.com

What You Get!

  • 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)

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

  • Owned and operated by StartLine Racing!

Event details and schedule

Course Maps

Half Marathon Course Map

10K Course Map

5K Course Map

Race Day Information

  • There will be no race day registration available due to COVID-19

  • 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 Rio Vista Park - 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.

    - The half marathon course has a 4.5 hour time limit.

Packet Pickup Opportunities

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 during your chosen arrival time.

Event schedule

  • April 2 3:00 PM - Packet Pick-up at Road Runner Sports from 3-6pm
  • April 3 7:00 AM - Half Marathon Staggered Start Begins
  • April 3 7:30 AM - Cottontail Dash Staggered Start Begins
  • April 3 7:50 AM - 10K Staggered Start Begins
  • April 3 8:30 AM - 5K Staggered Start Begins

Location

Rio Vista Park

8866 W. Thunderbird Road (follow road to back of the park near the playground) PeoriaAZ  85381

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Categories

Half marathon - Individual Age group/open

$75.00

10K - Individual Age group/open

$50.00

5K - Individual Age group/open

$40.00

Cottontail Dash - Individual Age group/open

$25.00

Virtual Run - Individual Age group/open

$30.00

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