HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Time has almost run out for those who want to run in the 19th annual Hillsborough Hop 5K race on Saturday, June1.

Online registration has closed, but runners can still sign up tonight, May 31, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Hillsborough YMCA. The fee is $40.

The race begins at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Hillsborough YMCA, 19 East Mountain Road and concludes at the township municipal complex, 379 South Branch Road where a Green Living and Wellness Fair will host vendors with health and nutrition information eager to assist runners continue their quest for healthy living and personal fitness.

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The health fair at the municipal building begins at 9 a.m.


On Friday, May 31, all registered runners can pick up their shirts, bibs and race bags from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at Hillsborough YMCA,  Anyone who can't get there Friday can pick up their items on race morning from 6:30 - 7:30 am.


Race day parking at the Y will be limited. Parking will be available at the township Municipal Building at 379 S. Branch Road, where the race finishes. Please refrain from parking along the race course or in the shopping center lot across the street from the Y. Parking is available along Van Bolton Road, Oak Terrace, Buckland Drive, April Valley Drive, Cedarview Court, Beechwood Circle and Wescott Road.




For those who are using a GPS to get to the race, please use the address of 322 South Branch Road, Hillsborough NJ.



To ensure the race runs smoothly, please follow running etiquette:

  • Line up at the start according to your predicted pace per mile. Runners in the front who are not a 6:00 min/mile runner may slow the start of the race.

  • If you must stop during the race, please move to the side of the road to avoid accidents or tripping.

  • At the water stops, please move to the side if you are stopping.