Powered by Hope | Powered by Hope

Who we are

Powered by Hope is a group of teams that raise funds for New Hope Academy (The Cause) located in Franklin, TN.  We are on a mission to turn racial division, class segregation, and spiritual poverty into community, possibility, and vision, igniting hope and bringing lasting transformation to our community. Read more about The Cause.

The runners and walkers of Powered by Hope of  will compete in this year’s Country Music Marathon, 1/2 Marathon or Mini Marathon on April 26, 2014. Our team is comprised of fans of our artist partner, TobyMac, parents and friends of New Hope Academy, members of numerous area churches, as well as individuals from the community.

Our Teams

Team TobyMac


Get the FULL experience! Team TobyMac benefits include:

  • Team t-shirt
  • Team race jersey
  • ½ marathon online training guidance
  • Free ½ marathon weekly training in the Franklin/Nashville area
  • Personal fundraising website & guidance
  • 2 tickets to the Team Pasta Party
  • 2 tickets to the exclusive TobyMac concert
  • TobyMac meet & greet and photo
  • Team meeting area at race start with group photo opp
  • 2 tickets to the VIP Finish Line Party
  • Exclusive Team TobyMac swag

*Back by popular demand! PARTNER UP! Find a PARTNER, get them to sign UP, and we’ll reduce BOTH you and your partner’s guarantee to just $750 each. PARTNERs can add children for $250 each. (Families can raise money together with one fundraising page, if desired).

In order to qualify for the PARTNER UP discount:

  • Each team member can only have 1 PARTNER and they must be reciprocal with each other.
  • PARTNERS can be family members or friends.
  • Both PARTNERs must remain in the program past the opt out date of March 7, 2014.
  • Family members will be factored together – meaning if a husband/wife (or parent/child) are Partnered, we’ll add up your collective fundraising amounts when tallying up the fundraising totals.
  • Individuals may sign up at any time and add their PARTNER at a later date, however, both PARTNERs must be registered and PARTNERed by March 7, 2014.
  • If either PARTNER opts out, the remaining PARTNER’s minimum committment will be the original $1000.
  • An example of a family of 4 that registers:  Husband and wife PARTNER UP.  Their commitment is $750 each. They add two children at $250 each. This family of 4 has a total fundraising commitment of $2,000.

Click here to REGISTER for Powered by Hope


    Team NHA benefits are:

    • Team t-shirt
    • Team race jersey
    • Free ½ marathon weekly training in the Franklin/Nashville area
    • Team meeting area at race start with group photo opp
    • 1 ticket to the VIP Finish Line Party

Click here to REGISTER for Powered by Hope

What’s in it for you

We provide our participants with exceptional, comprehensive training.  Included are weekly group runs and walks for Nashville-area team members as well as complete training plans to follow at home and weekly informational eblasts.  Training with Powered by Hope is truly a first-class experience.

Additionally, we offer participants a unique transformational experience from the inside out, resulting in lasting physical, emotional and spiritual transformation.  With this inspirational focus throughout the training process, participants are given tools to reach their full potential.

Best of all, we offer a top-notch race-week experience.  Depending on the team you choose, participants have the opportunity to attend our exclusive team Pasta Party and Artist Partner Concert, to our VIP treatment at the race start and finish, we give you the experience of a lifetime.

Your commitment

Each of our participants is required to raise a predetermined amount based on which team you sign up for and ranging from $500 to $1000. We make fundraising easy with tips, sample letters and emails.

Please help us out by spreading the word with your friends on social networks.