Special Events

Hope Run for Hospice

Hope Run Benefiting Mary Greeley Hospice

Saturday, June 20 – 5K, 3K and Hope Run, Jr.
Ames Middle School


Register online by clicking the button below or download a registration form to print and return to the MGMC Foundation.

 Register Online

  • $30 – Adult Early Bird (until May 18)
  • $35 – Adult (May 19-June 18)
  • $40 – Adult Walk-Ups (June 19-20)
  • $10 – Youth 12 & Under
  • FREE for Mary Greeley Mileage Club participants who reach 30 miles or more! Coupon code will be provided to those eligible at the conclusion of Mileage Club in May.

Each registration includes:

  • Tech shirt for adult sizes, cotton t-shirt for youth sizes (shirt size not guaranteed for registrations received after May 31), post-race refreshments and participation ribbon for all youth ages 12 & under.
  • 100% of your registration fee supports Mary Greeley Hospice!


Not a runner? More than 80 volunteers are needed on event day to ensure the safety of our participants. Sign up to volunteer online or print and return the volunteer registration form to External Relations.

Register to Volunteer

Event Route & Schedule

Hope Run Route

6:45-7:45 am Race Day Registration & Packet Pick-Up

  • Hope Run, Jr. registration continues until 8:45 am

8:00 am 5K Race (chip timed)

8:05 am 3K Fun Run/Walk

  • 5K and 3K begin in front of the school on Mortensen
  • All finish lines are on the track behind the school
  • Post-race refreshments and all other activities will be the track

9:00 am Hope Run Jr.

  • 50m – Ages 6 & under
  • 100m – Ages 7-8
  • 200m – Ages 9-10

9:15 am Awards & Prizes

  • Medals to top 3 finishers in 14 age groups
  • Participation ribbons to all youth ages 12 & under
  • Prizes for top fundraisers and teams

Hope Run Photos

New in 2015!

Honor a loved one by making a $100 donation and receive:

  • Sign near the finish line in honor of your loved one
  • Reserved parking space on race day (must arrive by 7:45am)
  • 100% of your donation supports Mary Greeley Hospice programs and services
  • Donation must be received by June 10 to guarantee a sign

Making a Difference

Israel Family Hospice House

Israel Family Hospice House

Mary Greeley Medical Center Hospice provides care and support for terminally ill patients and their families with a focus on maintaining dignity and quality of life. Our skilled and compassionate staff provides care at home, as well as education for caregivers. We also assist patients and family with seeking alternatives to living at home, such as our Israel Family Hospice House.

Planning Committee

Co-Chairs: Brynn Eitzen and Melissa Rowan

Committee Members: Sarah Buss, Cora Griffen, Pam Hallenbeck, Kim Hanna, Jolene Randall, Michelle Rasmussen, Jodi Stumbo, Jenny Veale

Thank you to our Sponsors!

This event is made possible in part by the generous support of businesses and individuals who participate in Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation's Sponsorship Program.

2014 Results

Thank you to the more than 700 participants and 100 volunteers who helped make the 14th Annual Hope Run for Hospice a tremendous success! Together, we raised more than $32,000 in funds for the Israel Family Hospice House. An additional $5,500 of in-kind support was provided. Thank you!

Check out some great event photos and view official results from the 2014 Hope Run for Hospice.

How You Can Help

Make a Gift

Thank you for supporting Mary Greeley Medical Center.

Contact Us

MGMC Foundation
1111 Duff Ave.
Ames, IA 50010

Mileage Club

Mileage Club

Mileage Club participants who run or walk 30 miles or more receive a free registration for Hope Run for Hospice!