If party runs or hides from a monster, how do you award XP? if…

If party runs or hides from a monster, how do you award XP?

if party runs or hides from a monster, how do you award XP? Do they get XP or is the reward that they live?f monster and progressed toward goals – had that happen in my game, PCs hid from hill giants, awarded xp, goal was to survive journey — Mike Mearls (@mikemearls) October 9, 2017