Hills & Hops Trail Run

The Hills & Hops 5K was on my radar last year. Unknowingly I thought the times were slow for a 5K without doing much research. Low and behold, after sleuthing on Strava for a course profile, there were plenty of hills (4 distinct climbs) with over 600' of elevation. Add to that poor footing in places plus all the "hops" (waterbars) and it is a very challenging course. 

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