Heroes for Hope Virtual 5K and Fun Run

Sat April 10 - Mon April 19, 2021

5K Run/Walk

$30 12:00AM EDT - 11:59PM EDT Registration ends April 19, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

5K Run/Walk - Child

$20 12:00AM EDT - 11:59PM EDT Registration ends April 19, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

Ghost Runner

$30 Registration ends April 19, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Anywhere you want to run or walk!

Be a Hero for Kids! Join us for our second annual Heroes for Hope Virtual 5K and Fun Run benefitting New Hope Blount County Children's Advocacy Center which serves children and families suffering from abuse. Join us from April 10, 2021 through April 19, 2021, as we get moving to raise awareness for child abuse prevention.

Did you know 1 in 10 children will be sexually abused before the age of 18? It's our mission to restore hope and healing to these children because we believe every child deserves a happy and healthy childhood. Use your superpower to take a stand agains child abuse and register for our race today!


It's easy to register as an individual or you can sign up as a team! We have three options for you to choose from:

  1. 5K Run/Walk - Adult
  2. 5K Run/Walk - Child
  3. Ghost Runner - for those that want to give back without getting competitive 

Click here to get started! Please reach out to Tori at tthomas@blountkids.org with any questions.

Submit Your Time

The virtual race takes place from 12:00am on April 10, 2021 to 11:59pm on April 19, 2021. During this timeframe, participants can run the 3.1 miles from anywhere and submit there time via the RunSignup race page under "Results" or on the RunJoy app.

Door Prizes

This year we have some special door prizes to give away! Thanks to Dynabody Gym and Fitness in Maryville, you could win a customized home gym! All participants that register before 11:59pm on April 16, 2021 are eligible to win door prizes. Winners will be announced via Facebook Live on April 17, 2021, where we'll be set up at the Theatre in the Park in Maryville.

Race Day/T-Shirts

Come by the park on April 17, 2021, to run the original course (see our map below) and for those of you that registered by April 5, 2021, you can come grab your race t-shirt. All other registrant t-shirts will be delivered after the race.

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Heroes for Hope 5K & fun run benefit New Hope Blount County Children's Advocacy Center.  New Hope provides a coordinated response to allegations of child abuse.  Its services include Forensic Interviews, Forensic Medical Examinations, Evidence-based Therapy services, Advocacy, & Prevention Education.  Learn more about New Hope at http://blountkids.org . 

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