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Hops & Half Shells Virtual 5K

April 17-23

Run TCC Foundation's Hops & Half Shells 5K Virtually! 

From April 17 to April 23, complete your virtual race from any location. You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill at the gym or on the track. You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself. Run or walk our virtual race on your own, or with friends! Don’t forget to purchase your shirt and send us photos of you running your race in your 2021 Hops & Half Shells 5K shirt! There’s no need to submit your time. All runners will receive a medal! Proceeds from the race will support TCC student scholarships!

For all virtual runners, your name will be entered into a drawing for a prize on April 17.


Virtual 5K (with medal and shirt) $25
Virtual 5K (with medal and no shirt) $20


Thank you for your interest in Hops & Half Shells!

The last day to register online for the Virtual 5K is Friday, April 16 at 11:59 p.m. 



Please read and be certain you understand the implications of signing. 

I know that running in an event that is organized as a virtual activity where I run on my own, at a date and time of my choosing, in a location and running route of my choosing, which will not have any support or security measures in place by Tallahassee Community College is a potentially hazardous activity, which could result in injury or death. I acknowledge that I am participating in the activity outlined by this virtual event by my own free will and at my own personal risk. I will not participate in a virtual event unless I am medically able and properly trained, and by my signature, I certify that I am medically able to perform this event, and am in good health, and I am properly trained. 

I further agree to abide by the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations for the prevention of the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and other communicable diseases, and I attest to having read the CDC’s guidance at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html. I attest that if my community has a shelter in place order, that I will only participate in the virtual event by using a personal treadmill, and I will not run outside in the community during the duration of a shelter in place order. 

I agree to follow all pedestrian safety ordinances including running on a sidewalk where available and not in the road.  I agree to follow the rules of the road if no sidewalk or multi-use trail is available, and I will run against oncoming traffic and not with traffic. 

I agree to abide by any decision of a race official relative to any aspect of my participation in this virtual event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever.  I attest that I, having read the rules of the virtual race scheduled for April 17-23, 2021, including the terms in this waiver, the timeline of the virtual event, and agree to abide by them.  I assume all risks to me associated with running on my own as part of this virtual activity, including but not limited to: falls, contact with other pedestrians, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the road or trail, all such risks being known or unknown and appreciated by me when out running on my own without any type of support from local officials or event organizers. 

Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims, and Express Assumption of Risk 

  1. In consideration of the risk of injury while participating in the Tallahassee Community College Hops and Half Shells Virtual 5K Race (“Race”), and as consideration for the right to participate in the Race, I hereby, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, assigns, or personal representatives, knowingly and voluntarily enter into this Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims and Express Assumption of Risk (“Release”), and hereby waive any and all rights, claims or causes of action of any kind whatsoever arising out of my participation in the Race, and do hereby release and forever discharge The District Board of Trustees of Tallahassee Community College, their affiliates, instructors, employees, agents, attorneys, volunteers, heirs, representatives, Race sponsors, predecessors, successors and assigns, for any physical or psychological injury, including, but not limited to, illness, paralysis, death, damages, economical or emotional loss, that I may suffer as a direct result of my participation in the Race.
  2. I understand the Race involves exercise, fitness, and sports activities. I am voluntarily participating in the Race, and I am participating in the Race entirely at my own risk.  I am aware of the risks associated with participating in this Race, which may include, but are not limited to, physical or physiological injury, pain, suffering, illness, disfigurement, temporary or permanent disability (including paralysis), economic or emotional loss, and death.  I understand these injuries or outcomes may arise from my own or others’ negligence, or the condition of the Race location(s).  Nonetheless, I assume all related risks, both known or unknown to me, of my participation in this Race.  I do hereby further declare myself to be physically fit and suffering from no condition, impairment, disease, infirmity or other illness that would prevent my participation in this event.
  3. I grant full permission to all of the foregoing to use my photographs which I may share online as part of the event, personal data provided during registration and post-event reporting, video or audio recordings, or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. I understand that this event does not provide for refunds in the event of a cancellation, and by signing this waiver, I consent that I am not entitled to a refund if the event is cancelled before or during the event. 

I affirm that I am of legal age and am freely consenting to this Release.  I have read this Release and fully understand that by signing this Release, I am giving up legal rights and/or remedies, which may be available to me for the ordinary negligence of Tallahassee Community College or any of the parties listed above.  

I have read this Release, understand it, and I agree to be bound by it.