When: Saturday, October 2, 8am-12pm (Race at 9am)

Cost – Basic Option: $55

Cost – Virtual Option: $45

The 8th Annual HopDash 5K is coming back to Hershey, PA at Tröegs Brewery. Start your morning with a run/walk through the hills of Hershey, and finish at the brewery with beers, snacks, live music, games and more! Costumes are highly encouraged (they even have their own awards categories). Spots are limited!


Costume Contest

Costumed participants will be up for another set of highly coveted awards in the following categories:

Humulus Maximus: Best Beer-Themed costume

Nimble Giant: Most difficult costume to run in

Sunshine Equinox: Middle finisher in costume

What you get

    • NEW Commemorative Long-sleeve T-shirt
    • Finisher medal
    • 1 Can Koozie
    • 2 Tröegs beers
    • After-party featuring live music, snack truck, and more!


What HopDash benefits

Since 2014, the race has raised over $200,000!

“Our family has been a supporter of the YMCA for a long time, and we’ve developed a strong relationship with them over the years. We’re excited to see the Hop Dash continue to grow and draw people from outside Central PA.” – Chris Trogner, founder and co-owner of Tröegs.

Day-of Details

Race course:


Troegs’ field adjacent to brewery. Carpooling and arriving early is highly encouraged!

After the run, stay for the brewery!