join team RISE

Impact the lives of kids in Angola – one child, one classroom, one school at a time

11 years – 429 runners – $848,260 raised – over 6,450 kids in school each year
2020 goal = $35,000 to fund a classroom, giving 100 MORE kids access to education!

Steps to Join Team RISE 2020

Step 1: Register for your race (this is a separate process from joining Team RISE)
Step 2: Join Team RISE
Step 3: Set up your fundraising page – link will be sent once you have joined Team RISE

Bank of America Chicago Marathon – October 11, 2020

Runners interested in participating in the Chicago Marathon can guarantee their spot by running for RISE.
  • Guaranteed Entry – Run for RISE
         Application through the charity program – guarantee your entry through RISE
         Contact us for our unique URL for application
         Entries available October 21, 10 am – December 3, 2 pm 
         Minimum fundraising requirement – $1250
  • Non-guaranteed Entry – Drawing
         Application for non-guaranteed entry to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon
         October 28, 10 am – December 3, 2 pm
         Drawing – December 12
         If selected, you can still fundraise for RISE – no minimum required
  • Post-drawing Guaranteed Entry
         If available, you can apply for entry through RISE after the drawing
         Post-drawing registration open TBD – March 31, 2020 (or until entries run out)
    ​​​​​​​     Minimum fundraising requirement – $1750
Support a Team RISE Runner

Benefits, Info and Schedules
Team RISE Runners have access to:
  • Training schedules including optional group runs
  • Individual fundraising page
  • Training, nutrition, and fundraising tips
  • Team RISE shirt
  • Support of runners and volunteers
  • The opportunity to run for a greater cause