Run/Walk Any Time, Any Place - Enjoy a Post-Run BEER!

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America's Virtual Running Challenge with the best HOPS TROTTER SWAG!

Challenge yourself to a Virtual Race! Choose your distance and complete your run any place, any time. Benefits Feeding America Food Banks. Enjoy a refreshing post-run COLD ONE!


  • Register for either the 1-Mile, 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon!
  • You have until March 31, to complete the challenge!
  • We'll ship your awesome race swag to your door!
  • Log your workouts on the results page (click here)
  • Post your Photos on the Facebook Page (optional)  

Your Registration Includes:

∙ 5-inch Stainless Steel Finisher Medal w/ bottle opener & coaster on back
∙ Cool-Comfort Neck Gaiter
∙ High Quality-Neoprene Beer Koozie
∙ Customized Race Bib
∙ Unique Pretzels
∙ Raffle Ticket ($2,000+ in Prizes)

Add-On Shirt Optional!
∙ Long-Sleeve Tech Running Shirt
∙ Hops Trot Icon Socks


Many Americans have been affected by the current pandemic and this is our way to help! A sizable portion of event proceeds will benefit Feeding America, a 501(c)3 organization comprised of 200+ regional food banks working to end hunger in their local communities. For more info, visit:


What Do I Get With My Order?   This package includes a HOPS TROT entry, high quality FINISHER MEDAL w/ bottle opener & cork coaster, digital downloadable bib, sports buff/mask, Unique Pretzels, raffle ticker ($2,000+ in prizes) - ALL SHIPPED FREE TO YOUR DOOR!

When Does the Virtual Event Start/End?  This a rolling start virtual event. Run/Walk your race anywhere, anytime. Submit your results and build the largest team to compete against others! We will conclude the event on March 31, 2021. You have until then to complete your selected Run/Walk Distance! 

How Do I Refer Friends?  When you complete your checkout you'll receive a unique URL link.  Send that to your friends and ask them to register using that link (you'll also get a copy in your confirmation email).  They will be automatically credited as your referrals and you'll receive a FULL CREDIT ($29) cash back once you hit 6 referrals! Your charitable contribution will of course still be sent to our charity partner!

Can I Walk?  YES!  This is a challenge for all levels, fitness and abilities.  Run, Walk, Jog, TROT - whatever you choose! 

Can I Complete the Distance over Multiple Days?  YES!  If you want to break it up over multiple workouts throughout the day, or multiple days, just keep track of your time and enter your total time.

How Does the Run Work?   To complete this challenge, you will record the TIME it took to complete your selected race (distance).  For example, if you're running the Malty Mile, record the time it took to run 1 mile. Track your distance and time on your preferred hardware/software. Report results to our national leader board. Challenge yourself to conquer the distance! Compete for top prizes by scoring the best time!

Where Do I Enter My Results?  CLICK HERE to view the results page and click the "Submit Virtual Results Button"

When Will My SWAG Package Ship?   Every SWAG package is custom made and shipped using USPS priority shipping. You will receive a USPS shipment notification with tracking information via your registration email when the package is on its way! We are sourcing screen printed shirts and custom medal production from local suppliers. Shipments will go out chronologically in the order we received your registration. Please allow for a few weeks of shipment delays due to Covid-19 restrictions and holiday season shipping delays. 

How Do the Shirts Fit?   Get our SPECIAL EDITION event Long Sleeve Tech Shirt at checkout! This screen-printed running fit shirt is soft, breathable, and snag-resistant. They fit true to size and are pre-shrunk.

How Much of the Registration Fee is Donated to Feeding America?  A minimum of 25% of the registration proceeds plus 100% of online donations go directly to Feeding America!  The total amount donated depends on the number of participants since quantity of enrollment impacts the costs of the race swag and administrative costs, but we look forward to publishing the total amounts donated at the end of the event!  

Who is Hosting the Event? This event is hosted by BIKES & BEERS, an event organization founded in 2013 on the idea that cyclists enjoy challenging themselves and having fun! Beers on us afterwards! We host cycling events at over 25 Craft Breweries Nationwide. Every event donates a sizable portion of proceeds to local cycling advocacy groups. Our goal is to produce amazing live and virtual events that promote healthy activity, positive social involvement, and charitable contribution. If you have a great cause and would like assistance promoting an event please feel free to contact us using the form on this page and we'd love to help. 

What is your Refund Policy?  Due to many of the SWAG items being custom ordered, refunds are not allowed for this race. Please note this is a virtual running event. Your race SWAG will be shipped to your door! 

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