May The Fourth Be With You

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May 4th
King Commons Park
Darth Dash – 6:30 p.m    4k – 7 p.m.
 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Darth Dash
$10per entrant
  • No bib - no medal
  • $10 until Jan 31
  • $15 Feb.1 - Mar. 31
  • $20 Apr. 1 - May 3
  • $25 May 4

Event details:

May The Fourth Be With You 4k & Darth Dash(ages 5-9) will be a fun event for Star Wars enthusiasts and families.  All participants will receive a May the Fourth Be With You t-shirt and medal. First 100 registered will receive a light sabor.

We encourage you to dress up for our costume contest!


  • $10 (Darth Dash)/ $25 (4k) until Jan 31
  • $15 (Darth Dash)/ $30 (4k) Feb.1 – Mar. 31
  • $20 (Darth Dash)/ $35 (4k) Apr. 1 – May 3
  • $25 (Darth Dash)/ $40 (4k) May 4

Guaranteed shirt size April 15

Please make checks payable to: The Goose Chase

Send mail-in registrations to: The Goose Chase 3101 Browns Mill Rd. Ste. 6-182 Johnson City, TN 37604

To print registration form, please click here.

4k Awards

Top 3 overall male & female

Top male & female grandmasters

Top male & female masters

Age groups (10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & older)

Best costume – male, female, boy, girl

Darth Dash Awards (ages 5-9)

Top 3 boys

Top 3 girls

Course Map & Information

Please follow the course starting with blue, green and then black.

Although we will have arrow signs, volunteers and police officers for you on the course, we also thought the following course breakdown would be helpful as well. Please familiarize yourself with the course prior to the event. 

The Start/Finish is located at King Commons Park, specifically where the ‘JC’ is located on the ground on King St. (near the new playground). The race starts by turning right into the Renasant Bank parking lot then turning right onto Commerce St. Runners will do a u-turn slightly before Market St and head back on Commerce St. to a left turn into the Renasant Bank Parking lot and turn right onto King St. Runners will cross N. Roan St. and stay straight on King St. At the end of King St., turn left onto Elm St. then right onto Fairview Ave. At the end of Fairview Ave., turn left onto Hale St. then left again on Myrtle Ave. At the end of Myrtle Ave., turn left onto Oak St then turn right on to Fairview Ave. Runners will then turn right onto Elm St then left onto Myrtle Ave. then left onto Wellbourne St. then right onto Fairview Ave. Cross N. Roan St. staying straight on Fairview Ave. At the end of this road, turn left onto Montgomery St. then left onto King St. where runners will finish the race across the ‘JC’ where they started. 

Join us for our spring Sip, Shop, & Stroll in downtown Johnson City on May the 4th.

This Sip, Shop, & Stroll is going to be different than ever before. We have partnered with The Goose Chase during their May The 4th Be With You 5k and Darth Dash. Sip, Shop and Stroll this go around will be star wars themed!!

Walk around downtown from 5-9PM and see your favorite Star Wars characters, shop with our downtown merchants and enjoy complimentary beverages and snacks (star wars themed) at each participating business!

Tickets include a Downtown branded wine tumbler with lid. Take your tumbler around to each stop with you to enjoy a nice cold drink in!
Tickets are ONLY $15!!!

Check-in will be offered day of ONLY. You can check-in/pick-up your items on Wednesday, May 4 from 4-6:30PM at the Johnson City Sign (120 Commerce St.)


If you are interested in volunteering this event, please click the button or email info@thegoosechase.org



If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please email info@thegoosechase.org