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Hopped Up for Health 5K/ 12K and 50 Mile Ride

Hopped Up for Health 5K/ 12K and 50 Mile Ride will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Big Elm Brewing, 65 Silver Street, Sheffield, MA 01257. This is the event’s third year. The race includes a 5K, 5K for 12 year olds and under, 12K and, new this year,  a 50 Mile Bike Ride (non-competitive) which includes a Strava route.

Pre-register for the runs online or get mail in forms at You can also register on race day for an additional fee.  50 Mile Bike register ONLINE ONLY (no race day signup for bikers) at

T shirts to the first 200 registrants, both running and biking.

Entry fees are as follows:

12K Hill Challenge  pre-registration $40 , race day $45

5K  pre- reg. $25, race day $30.

5K  12 year olds and under  $15 (no T-shirt)

50 Mile Bike $45 (pre-registration only).

Race day schedule is as follows:

8:00 am- 9:00 am  Registration, race day signup

9:30 am  Bike Race starts.

10:00 am  5K Run begins

Awards , music, food vendors, as well as  limited free massages after the races.

Prizes awarded to top male and female finishers in seven age categories. One free Big Elm beer for each entrant 21 years and older.

Proceeds from the race will benefit Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires, a nonprofit with offices in Great Barrington, MA which provides free medical, dental and other healthcare services to qualified uninsured residents of Berkshire County.

For more information about Volunteers In Medicine visit

For more race information email or call (413) 528-4014 or visit or email

Thank you to these generous sponsors:

Lee Bank

Big Elm Brewing

Volunteers in Medicine

Donald C. McGraw Foundation

Elizabeth and Robert L.W. McGraw

Black Rock Foundation


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