ANNOUNCEMENT: THE HOPE 4 is taking a break for 2018

Thank you for your support!

The hoPe 4

a memorial day tradition


Race Results

Thank you to all who participated! Results are hosted by  the State of Franklin Track Club.

2017 The Hope 4 race results


What Is The Hope 4


THE HOPE 4 is a competitive 4-mile run, a non-competitive 4k walk (about 2.4 miles), and a kids fun run in support of The American Cancer Society. The event is presented by American Greetings.

Runners & Walkers experience the scenic countryside near historic Tusculum College in Greenville, Tennessee. Both courses begin and end on the college campus. 


IMportant dates

Early Registration - May 20, 2017

Early Packet Pickup - May 26, 2017

Online Registration Closing - May 27th ,2017

Race Day - May 29, 2017



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Register by Mail



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Event Day Schedule

07:04 AM - Regular registration & Packet Pickup. 
07:04 AM - Kid's activities (thru 09:04 AM) inside the Indoor Practice Field.
07:44 AM - Registration ends. To the starting line!
08:04 AM - 4 Mile run (timed, competitive)
08:14 AM - 4K Wellness Walk (un-timed, non-competitive)
09:04 AM - Kidz Run4Fun (un-timed, non-competitive)
09:34 AM - Awards Celebration, great music, good snacks, & cool door prizes!


THE HOPE 4 will be taking a break for 2018. Thank you for your support!


Register Online

To register online, please follow the link below.

THE HOPE 4 Online Registration

Register by Mail

Would you prefer to register by mail? We can help with that! Please follow these steps:

  1. Print the registration form below
  2. Complete all of the fields
  3. Sign and date the form
  4. Send the completed form and a check to the address listed in the registration form

2017 Printable Registration Form



The 4 Mile Race & Timed Walk

$20.00 - Early registration (postmarked by 5/20)    
$25.00 - Regular Registration (after 5/20)                
$15.00 - Cancer Survivors (anytime)                        

$15.00 - Military/Veteran, Police, Fire, EMS (anytime)

The 4K Wellness Walk (Untimed)

$15.00 - Early registration (postmarked by 05/20) 
$20.00 - Regular Registration (after 5/20)               
$10.00 - Cancer Survivors (anytime)                      

$10.00 - Military/Veteran, Police, Fire, EMS (anytime)

The Kidz Run4Fun

$10.00 - Fun run and all kidz activities (anytime)                  


Kids Activities and the Kidz Run4Fun

Adult-supervised activities for kids ages 4 - 10 inside the Indoor Practice Facility (IPF) from 7:04 AM through 09:00 AM, followed by the Kids Run4Fun at 09:04 AM. Children and guardian(s) each receive matching numbered armbands. A $10 registration fee covers all activities and the fun run (does not include a t-shirt).


Awards will be given to the top 4 teams with the most participants in any TH4 event. Teams must have at least four members, and we encourage teams to identify themselves with t-shirts, hats, etc. to make themselves known! You may specify your team membership during the registration process.

Walking & Running Courses


The Walking and Running courses traverse scenic countryside near Tusculum College, finishing within the Tusculum College Indoor Practice Field.


USA Track & Field certified the running course, and the State of Franklin Track Club provides electronic chip timing. We work closely with the Tusculum Police Department and Tusculum College Security to provide a safe environment for all participants. 

Signup for THE HOPE 4 Mailing List

THE HOPE 4 is a not-for-profit event with all proceeds benefiting The American Cancer Society. In the spirit of the event our mailing list is used only to communicate news about THE HOPE 4. You can also connect with us on Facebook.


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