Race preview: 2016 Hop Hop Half Marathon and 5K

The Hop Hop Half Marathon and 5K presented by Foot Traffic is set for Saturday, March 26th, and offers a pleasant and mostly flat course along the paved bike path next to Marine Drive and the Columbia River. Whether you’re a “rabbit” who plans to set the pace or you’re just out to run easy and “egg on” your friends, this Easter themed event is a lot of fun.

The race benefits the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund, and participants receive a tech shirt (guaranteed if registered by March 1st!), a “giant” Easter egg medal, post-race brunch and mimosa, and a commemorative champagne/mimosa flute glass. Costumes are encouraged but not mandatory.

What: The Hop Hop Half and 5K

When: Saturday, March 26th

Where: Both races start and finish on N.E. 33rd Ave, in Portland, adjacent to the Kliever Armory and the surrounding parking lot. Click HERE for a map.

What time: 5K – 7:30a; Half marathon – 8:15a

Registration: The Half is $79 (add $10 day of race if spots are still available). The 5k is $42 ($46 on race day is spots remain). Click HERE for complete registration details. Remember to register by March 1st to guarantee a shirt!

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