When: Saturday, October 6, 8am-12pm (Race at 9am)
Cost: $45

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

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What you get

  • Runner’s SWAG Bag
  • Finisher medal
  • Commemorative T-shirt
  • HopFest Steel Pint
  • 4″x6″ Limited Art Prints
  • 2 Tröegs beers
  • After-party featuring live music, snack truck, special HopFest beers!
  • Enjoy the brewery once it opens, featuring special HopFest Firkins, food specials, tours and more!


What HopDash benefits

Since 2014, the race has raised over $175,000!

“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:


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