join team RISE

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

14 years – 435 runners – $868,505 raised – over 6,500 kids in school each year
2023 goal = $20,000 to give MORE kids access to education!

Run for RISE in the 2023 Bank of America Chicago Marathon – Guaranteed Entry

  • Event date – October 8, 2023
  • Individuals interested in participating are able to gain access by application for a guaranteed entry through RISE – contact RISE for the sign-up link
  • RISE will cover your Entry Fee – $230 US Resident; $240 Non-US Resident
  • Application for non-guaranteed entry to the 2023 Chicago Marathon closed 11/17/22
  • Participants are required to raise $1,250 if the entry was claimed between 10/18/22 and 11/17/22
  • Post drawing application – now through 3/31/2023 or until all spots are committed if sooner; $1750 is the required fundraising minimum
  • Runners that were accepted during the drawing can fundraise for RISE with no required minimum
  • Contact RISE with questions:

Steps to Join Team RISE 2023

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 

Benefits, Info and Schedules
Team RISE Runners have access to:
  • Training schedules – Half Marathon, Marathon
  • Individual fundraising page
  • Team RISE shirt
  • Team RISE tips
  • Support of runners and volunteers
  • The opportunity to run for a greater cause