Waconia Brewing Company

255 Main Street West Waconia, MN 55372

Saturday, July 18, 2020

7:30 AM – Race Day Registration

10:00 AM – 5K Run/Walk

11:00 AM – Kids Fun Run

11:15 AM – Awards & Announcements






Part of the proceeds will be going to Backyard Wishes! Check out the BYW Website: 


The 6th Annual Don't Worry Be Hoppy 5K Run/Walk  July 18, 2020


5k Run – 10:00 AM Start Time

The course has been accurately measured around Waconia.  All participants will receive one beer or root beer (Kids) made by The Waconia Brewing Company!


Kids Fun Run  - 11:00 AM Start Time

Once the 5K is complete, we will fire the gun for the kids run. The kids will make their way around the block from the Waconia Brewing Company parking area. Parents are welcome to run with their son or daughter. We suggest you allow your son or daughter to finish in front of you, otherwise it may be a long afternoon for you parents!

Group Discounts (5 or more)

Invite anyone and everyone that you think would enjoy participating in the Don't Worry Be Hoppy 5K with you.  Our group discounts will save everyone money!  Group leaders can get a $5 PROMO code so each member can register at a discounted rate. (Applies to 5K registrations only, not the kids run)


To take advantage of the group discount, or if you have questions, please contact our Race Director Doug Krohn @ dk.solemotion@outlook.com, or @ 952-797-6412


* We now accept credit cards, Visa, Master Card, American Express, & Discover (no chips as yet). We also will take Cash or Checks!



All 5K Participants will receive a Hoppy Beer Glass!

Pick an Option to register for the Don't Worry Be Hoppy 5K


1. Register online by clicking on the  5K or Kids Run button below. 

2. Mail Registration by clicking on the "Registration Form Download" button to download a PDF of the registration form to print and mail in.

3. Walk-up Registration & Packet Pick-up will be available from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Friday, July 17, 2020 at the Waconia Brewing Company 255 Main Street West Waconia, MN 55372

4. Register Event Day at the Waconia Brewing Company starting at 7:30 AM on Saturday, July 18, 2020


Register By  July 4, 2020

Event                                         Cost 

5K Run                                        $30        

Kids Run                                     $15 


Register After July 4, 2020

Event                                          Cost

5K Run                                        $35            

Kids Run                                     $20


Q – When is the Don't Worry Be Hoppy 5K Run/Walk & Kids Run?

A - The 5k run & walk will start at 10:00 AM July18, 2020. The Kids Fun Run will start at 11:00 AM


Q- Where will the Don't Worry Be Hoppy 5K Run/Walk & Kids Run take place?

A – Both events will take place at the Waconia Brewing Company 255 Main Street West Waconia, MN 55372

Q – How will I know my time?

A – The 5K Run & Walk will once again be chip timed!!! check your results posted right away on http://www.mtecresults.com/race/show/6595 shortly after you cross the finish line!!!


Q - What is included in my registration?

A – Runners will receive a custom designed Don't Worry Be Hoppy short sleeve T-shirt, ( Kids will receive a family friendly short sleeve shirt ), Beer Glass (5K only) beverages, snacks and TONS of give aways, and other great after race refreshments, including a FREE BEER or FREE ROOT BEER!


Q- When is packet pick-up?

A - From 3:00 PM -7:00 PM on Friday, July17, 2020 at The Waconia Brewing Company 255 Main Street Waconia, MN 55372.  You can also pick-up your packet and register also at the Waconia Brewing Company on the day of the race starting at 7:30 AM


Q - How can I pay for registration @ packet pick-up, and registration the day of the of the event?

A - On packet pick-up day and race day registration, we accept credit cards, checks, or cash!


Q - Are there awards & prizes?

A - Yes, there will be awards for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place runners in all age categories for both men and women.  Age categories are:  19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over. And you will be recognized at our awards ceremony!


Q - Can I push my baby jogger?

A - Yes, we ask that you line up towards the back at the start, so you are not blocking runners.


Q - Will my son or daughter receive a t-shirt when registering for the kids Run? Are there Kids sizes?

A - Yes, the kids will be receiving a custom made DWBH family friendly t-shirt! Kids shirts are in Kids Sizes

Q - Can I get a Refund?

A - No Refunds, as this run is in part of a fund raiser!

Q - Can I exchange my shirt if I ordered the wrong size?

A - Please wait until the end of the 5K to see if we have extra shirts available to trade

Q - Can We get a Group Discount? (5 or more)

A - Yes, Group leaders can get a promotion code so each member of your group can register online at a discounted rate. (Applies to 5K registrations only, not the kids run). Contact Race Director Doug Krohn to get your Promo Code: dk.solemotion@outlook.com, or 952-797-6412!


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