What a crazy year 2020 has been! But thank you to all our runners who still joined us (virtually) with our 4th annual Hops for Hope 5K! Way to go!


For many of you this was your first virtual 5K, congrats! A virtual 5K takes a lot more motivation. We were hoping the Beer Stop 6 Pack would give you some motivation or giving you a BrewDay would be a good reason to "run" and grab a beer. Whether you ran or walked all that matters is you do this for Project Mobility and our mission of providing the freedom of mobility to children, adults and wounded soldiers with disabilities.


Thank you for your patience with the multiple date changes of moving the event from May to October and then transitioning it to virtual. We really missed the in person event but we made the best of what we were given thanks to all of you!


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Contact Katherine, Event Director, if you did not pick up your items. Items must be picked up by the end of October. Email - katherine@projectmobility.org *Deadline is 11/20/20

Thank you to The Midwest Brew Review for joining us this year and making this incredible video! Make sure to watch it, then check them out.

Project Mobility is hosting our 5th annual 5K beer run. Hops for Hope 5K is a twist on the traditional 5K! The event is timed and the course is certified, whether you are a runner or walker this event is for you. You can take a casual stroll with your friends and sip on beer samples throughout the course, or you can run to get your best time and skip the beer stops (discounted price) or chug your beer and go.

The 5K will start at the beautiful Mount Saint Mary Park in St. Charles and head towards Geneva on the scenic path through Wheeler Park and ends back at Mount Saint Mary Park for the Award Ceremony!

Proceeds benefit Project Mobility's mission to bring adaptive cycling opportunities to the lives of children, adults, and wounded service members with emotional and physical challenges.​


THAT'S A WEIRD TWIST?! We think you mean delicious and fun! Throughout the 5K there will be 6 Refueling Stations (Beer Stops) featuring local craft breweries handing out 3-ounce beer samples to runners.

The Award Ceremony will feature a live band, more beer, food and Adaptive Bike Giveaway Presentation.


*All runners must be 21 years or older and show a valid ID day of the race.

Important Info
Date: Saturday, October 2nd 2021
Time: 10 am - 3 pm (see schedule below)
Location: Mount Saint Mary Park - St. Charles

Invite your friends to join you at the Hops for Hope 5k. If you get 5 friends to sign up using your special referral link, you will receive a refund of up to $15.00 as our Thank You!  


Your referral link will be in your confirmation email.

Packet Pick-Up

Packet Pick-Up Coming Soon! Interested in sponsoring?

Contact katherine@projectmobility.org

Packet Pick-Up #1...
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021
Packet Pick-Up #2...
Date: Thursday, October 30, 2021
Packet Pick-Up #3...
Date: Friday, October 1, 2021

Beer Stop 6 Pack

First 400 registrations will receive a Beer Stop 6 Pack! We know our participants love their craft beer so we made sure to give you craft beer! Each Featured Brewery that would normally be on the course passing out samples have donated 1 beer to go inside each Beer Stop 6 Pack. You will receive your 6 pack at Packet Pick-Up and you can enjoy it whenever and wherever.

If you have registered for the 5K prior to 8/7 only registrations for the 5K with Beer Stops will receive the Beer Stop 6 Pack. If you registered for the 5K with no Beer Stops you do not qualify for the Beer Stop 6 Pack. If you would like to upgrade your registration to receive it, it is first come first serve.

Act fast! We see the Beer Stop 6 Packs going quick!


BrewDay Schedule

With your registration for the Virtual Hops for Hope 5K you get access to BrewDay. Each Featured Brewery will have a day (during the week of the Virtual 5K) for participants to come in and get DISCOUNTED BEER(S).


Due to COVID-19 many local small businesses have taken a huge hit. Please support our local breweries (who have donated so much to Project Mobility/Hops for Hope 5K) and have a few DISCOUNTED BEERS at each Featured Brewery.

GREAT IDEA! Start your 5K from the parking lot of the brewery on their BrewDay and head in to enjoy a cold brew.!

Few things to remember! All you have to do is show your Hops for Hope 5K bib to receive the discount.

Yes, you can attend EVERY BrewDay and we hope you do! How else would you sample each Featured Brewery of Hops for Hope 5K?

You might be wondering why are you only receiving a discount on the beers at BrewDay, but please remember these breweries donated beer to go in the Beer Stop 6 Pack. 

Remember if you register for the Virtual Hops for Hope 5K you get to attend ANY and ALL the BrewDays you would like!

Sun. 10/4 

$4 Any pint of BBGB beer (Discount 1 per person)


2000 W Orchard Rd.

North Aurora

11 am - 9 pm

Sun. 10/11 

$4 Any beer on tap

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303 N 4th Street Suite A

St. Charles

12 pm - 7 pm

Adaptive Bike Giveaway Presentation/Awards Ceremony at 2 pm!

Thurs. 10/8 

$4 Beer TBD


1860 Dean Steet Unit A

St. Charles

12 pm - 10 pm

Wed. 10/7 

$4 Can of Lu Kolsch

Solemn Oath Brewery

1661 Quincy Ave Unit 179


12 pm - 10 pm

Tue. 10/6 

$4 Full Lemonty Golden Ale & Four Chord Wonder Pale Ale

$1 Off all other beers


2106 S Riverside Ave

St. Charles

3 pm - 10 pm {Pollyanna's Trivia Night!}

Mon. 10/5 

$4 Any Beer!


649 W State St.


12 pm - 7 pm 


$4 Can of Mixed Berry

Hard Seltzer

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1661 Quincy Ave Unit 179


12 pm - 10 pm


*City Water is Solemn Oath's hard seltzer division.


You can receive the $4 can at Solemn Oath*



Event Shirt
*Shirt is guaranteed and FREE for registrations
by September 21st 
**Shirt is unisex
Performance Tech Shirt
Performance Tech Running Shirt 
$15 Upgrade
(You will receive this shirt instead of the
FREE Event Shirt)
Everyone receives with registration!
Check Back For Design
Finisher Medal!
Everyone receives with registration!
It's a beer bottle opener!!
Certificate of Completion!
Everyone receives with registration!
Merchandise Available
for Purchase
Official Face Mask
Official Long Sleeve Shirt
Official Hoodie

Virtual Awards Ceremony &

Adaptive Bike Giveaway Presentation

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Dogfish Head is our official Virtual Awards Ceremony Sponsor

Awards will be announced during the Virtual Awards Ceremony/Adaptive Bike Giveaway Presentation on Facebook Live 10/11 at 2 pm from D & G Brewing's BrewDay

Must complete and upload results for the 5K by 12 pm 10/11

If you get top 3 of your age group you will not receive an award this year since we are giving

away finisher medals

top 3 male & female

each age group

21 - 29

30 - 39

40 - 49

50 - 59

60 - 69

70 & older

Overall Male & Female

We will be presenting the winner of our Adaptive Bike Giveaway during the Awards Ceremony (see details above). We could not do this without Invacare

Interested in Sponsoring Hops for Hope 5K?




Click the images below to read the stories

from past Adaptive Bike Giveaway Recipients


"Best race ever. Run locally and benefits a great charity. They even deliver an adaptive bike to a deserving person at the event. The beer stations make this race the most interesting race I've ever run. Of course, if drinking while running isn't your thing you could always run it dry (although I don't advise it). Plan to spend the afternoon at the after party! "



How You Can Help

© 2019 Project Mobility 

2930 Campton Hills Road
St. Charles, IL 60175
(630) 762-9807
Project Mobility is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization
Questions About Hops for Hope 5K?
Event Director
Katherine Reda
630-464-2991 -Direct Line
Project Mobilty