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

Saturday 20th April 2019

Rio Vista Park: 8866 W. Thunderbird Road, Peoria, United States

Distance running, Running, 5K, 10K, Half marathon


  • Half marathon - Individual Age group/open
  • 10K - Individual Age group/open
  • 5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Cottontail Dash - Individual Age group/open
  • Virtual Run - Individual Age group/open


This race is sold out!


Join us for our 4th Annual Hippity Hop Half Marathon / 10K / 5K / Cottontail Dash event.  The courses will take you through the dedicated running trails of the New River Trail System, starting and ending at Rio Vista Park in Peoria.

The cut-off time for the Half Marathon will be 6 hours.


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 20th.

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



Charity Partner




Proceeds from this event benefit the Arizona Children's Association.


Founded in 1912, we are one of the oldest and largest statewide comprehensive child welfare and behavioral health not-for-profit agencies in Arizona. Located in all 15 Arizona counties, we provide a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth and families each year.


Event details and schedule

Half Marathon Course Map

10K Course Map

5K Course Map


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 - $80

    • 10K - $50

    • 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

  • 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.  This event is limited to 100 participants.

  • Due to the common start/finish line, there is no bag check for this event.


Packet Pick-Up Opportunities


Packet pick-up will be available on Friday, April 19th from 4-7pm at Tortoise and Hare Sports (map)

  • Tortoise and Hare Sports is located at 17570 N 75th Ave #605, Glendale, AZ 85308

Race day packet pick-up available at Rio Vista (race location) starting at 6:00am.


Event Schedule

  • April 19 4:00 PM - Packet Pick-up at Tortoise and Hare Sports from 4-7pm

  • April 20 6:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens

  • April 20 7:00 AM - Half Marathon Begins

  • April 20 7:25 AM - 10K Begins

  • April 20 7:30 AM - Cottontail Dash

  • April 20 8:00 AM - 5K Begins

  • April 20 9:45 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx)

What You Get!


  • Custom Event Medal for all participants

  • Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt or 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" (bagels, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc) 

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

  • Course set/marked by StartLine Racing to maximize your experience!

Organised by

StartLine Sports LLC

13160 N 76th Street, Scottsdale

Phone: 4809127878

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