Adding offline donations to your Firstgiving page | Powered by Hope

Each week, you’ll receive an email from the Powered by Hope staff detailing the offline donations you’ve received. (Donations mailed to our office rather than those you received online.) This will help you track you progress in reaching your $1,000 fund-raising goal. It is important for you to personally add your offline donations to your … Read more

Get Started Today | Powered by Hope

Considering signing up with Powered by Hope to train for the 2014 Country Music Marathon or ½ or mini?  Here are a few quick facts about our training program, fundraising, and registration process to get you started. Please help us out by spreading the word with your friends on social networks.

Prevention & Treatment of Over-Use Injuries in Spring | Powered by Hope

Spring is here and you’re ready to really cover some miles. No more ice and snow and miserable winds to hold you back. Watch out though. All the beautiful weather in the world won’t make up for being grounded by overuse injuries. Follow these guidelines to reduce your risk of running yourself into the ground. … Read more

The Experience | Powered by Hope

How many times have you tried unsuccessfully to get in shape? It’s frustrating, isn’t it? You start with lots of enthusiasm, only to be find yourself thwarted along the way. We’ve designed the Powered by Hope Experience to change all that. Here are our secret ingredients to success: The Team Let’s face it; no one … Read more

Team TobyMac 2010 | Powered by Hope

Powered by Hope is excited welcome TobyMac as our inaugural Powered by Hope artist partner! Team TobyMac will join the larger Powered by Hope team at the Country Music Marathon & ½ on April 24, 2010 with team members from all across the country. Here’s what TobyMac’s crew has to say about the team: You … Read more

Women’s T-Shirt Sizing Chart | Powered by Hope

XXS XS S M L XL 2XL Size 00 0 0-2 4-6 8-10 12-14 16-18 Chest (inches) 26-28 28-30 30-32 32-34 36-38 40-42 44-46 Waist (inches) 20-22 23-24 25-26 27-28 30-32 33-35 36-38 Chest: Measure under arms around the fullest part of the bust. Be sure to keep tape level across back and comfortably loose. … Read more

Why Join the Team | Powered by Hope

Does running or walking a half marathon seem daunting?  Are you tired of training alone and without a plan?  Become a part of Powered by Hope to be inspired and motivated.  You will join an incredible group of people who are changing the world one step at a time by raising funds for New Hope Academy. … Read more

Training Nutrition Guidelines | Powered by Hope

Renowned nutrition and wellness consultant Eileen Myers both an expert in fueling the body for endurance and an avid runner herself. We are delighted that she gave us permission to share her training nutrition guidelines with you. Here’s her recommendations for what you should eat before, during, and after training. Before the Run Goal Consume a carbohydrate-rich … Read more

Sample Fundraising Letters | Powered by Hope

Think writing a fundraising letter is going to be difficult?  Think again.  We’ve made it easy with our Sample Letters.  All you have to do is personalize it. Just click the link, personalize it, and print! Team TobyMac Sample Letter Team NHA Sample Letter Additional Instructions: Compile a list of friends, relatives, co-workers, etc. to … Read more

Social Media Strategies | Powered by Hope

Do you use Facebook, Instagram, or  Twitter?  Do you have a blog or website?  If you do, these are fundraising goldmines.  We’ve had tons of participants leverage the power of social media and the internet to bring in significant Powered by Hope dollars.  Here are just a few ways to do that.  But, there are countless ways … Read more