Register for the 2019 Achilles Nashville Hope and Possibility 5 Miler and 1 Miler

Hope & Possibility® is the signature race of Achilles International, (founded in 2003 by Trisha Meili, author of I Am the Central Park Jogger, A Story of Hope and Possibility. The Hope & Possibility® Race, welcomes athletes of all abilities, from elite runners to walkers to wheelers.

Schedule of Events
  • 6:00 AM – Race Village Opens
  • 6:00 AM – 7:15 AM Last-Minute Race Registration & Packet Pick-Up*
  • 7:30 AM – Tribute to Nashville's First Responders, Fire Fighters, Metro Police Department, and Emergency Medical Personnel, followed by the National Anthem
  • 8:00 AM – 5-Miler (Hand-cycle, Racing Chair) START
  • 8:05 AM – 5-Miler (Pushrim Wheelchair) START
  • 8:10 AM – 5-Miler START
  • 8:15 AM – 1-Miler START
  • 9:30 AM – AWARDS
*There will be a hard stop for on-site registration. We will not be able to accommodate anyone not in line to register by 7:15 AM to allow time to get to the starting line for participants and race volunteers.

Please note: Service animals and strollers are welcome are more than welcome! Pets and headphones are discouraged for the safety of all participants.

Race Day Information
Race date: October 19, 2019
Location: Dominican Campus
4210 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205
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Price for 5 Miler, 1 Miler, Assisted Push Division 5 Miler, and Assisted Push Division 1 Miler will increase in 8 weeks.
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In consideration of the foregoing, I, for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors and assigns, waive and release any and all rights, claims and courses of action I have or may have against EnMotive, Achilles Nashville, Running Away, LLC and its affiliates, their agents, employees, officers, directors, successors and assigns and any and all sponsors, their representatives and successors, that may arise as a result of my participation in the 2019 Achilles Nashville Hope and Possibility 5 Miler and 1 Miler and any pre- and post- event activities. I attest and verify that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained for the completion of this event and my physical condition has been verified by a licensed medical doctor. Further, I hereby grant full permission to any and all of the foregoing to use any photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose including commercial advertising, without monetary payment to me.

I, by entry into this event, release for myself and anyone on my behalf Achilles International-Nashville, Achilles International, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, the Nashville Striders, the Dominican Campus, all sponsors and anyone or other organization involved in the event, their employees, agents or representative, from all claims or liabilities of any kind of nature whatsoever arising out of my voluntary participation. I know that running is potentially dangerous and I assume all risks. I understand that I must secure the event Championship Chip through laces of my running shoe to receive Finish Time & be included in results. I grant permission to all the foregoing to use or authorize others to use photographs, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record of my participation in the Event for any legitimate purpose without remuneration.

I understand there are NO refunds.

I understand there are NO headphones.