Great job Team RISE runners and supporters!

Sunday was a great day for the Chicago Marathon – thanks to all Team RISE runners and supporters! This brings the 2014 season to a close with anticipation of 2015! Funds raised will help build a school at the village of Sibol where kids are longing for a school in which to learn.

November 8 – Save the date!

Save the date and plan to attend our annual RISE Benefit, Real stories. Real results. Join us Saturday, November 8, 7 – 10pm, at Toms-Price Home Furnishings, Lincolnshire. Invitations will be mailed late September. Online registration will be available beginning 9/26.

Thank you runners!

Thanks to the Team RISE runners that participated in the Chicago Half-Marathon, and to those cheering on the sidelines! It’s a great accomplishment and will give kids in Angola the chance to go to school!

Cheer for Team RISE runners!

Saturday group runs, training and fundraising continue – thanks for the commitment and hard work Team RISE runners! The Chicago Half-Marathon is on Sunday, September 7 – mark your calendar and come cheer for Team RISE!

Join the 2014 RISE Fantasy Football League!

Have fun. Help kids. Join the 2014 RISE Fantasy Football League. The 2012 and 2013 RISE league gave 21 kids the chance to go to school and this year’s goal is to give 12 more kids that opportunity!

Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half Marathon

Several Team RISE runners participated in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago Half-Marathon today – great job! Thank you for taking on a personal challenge, and impacting the lives of kids in Angola!

Team RISE group runs begin Saturday

Team RISE Group runs begin this Saturday Do you run or would you like to run? You can fight injustice, help educate kids in Angola and make a tangible difference! Runners can participate in the Rock ‘n’ Roll or Chicago Half Marathon /5K, the Chicago Marathon or any race of your choice. Group training runs begin this Saturday, 6:30 am at Tower Road just east of the Edens Expressway in Winnetka. Join Team RISE and bring a friend.

Guaranteed spots for the Chicago Marathon!

Registration is open and RISE has guaranteed spots for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Contact us at for the unique URL to register. Join Team RISE!

Registration Update from Bank of America:

“Registration for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon has been postponed until March 19 at 12 p.m. Central Time to finalize a routine yet comprehensive assessment of our new registration process. We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience and understanding as we aim to ensure a seamless registration experience for all who wish to register for the event. The guaranteed entry and lottery entry deadline of April 7 at 12 p.m. remains unchanged.”