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@riseinternational.org
  • RISE will cover your Entry Fee – $230 US Resident; $240 Non-US Resident
  • Application for guaranteed or non-guaranteed entry to the 2023 Bank of America Chicago Marathon is currently open and will remain open until 2 pm CT on Thursday, November 17
  • Participants are required to raise $1,250 if the entry is claimed during the application window – Tuesday 10/18 to Thursday 11/17
  • Post drawing application with RISE – 11/18/2022 – 3/31/2023; $1750 required fundraising minimum
  • Runners that were accepted during the drawing can fundraise for RISE with no required minimum
  • Contact RISE with questions:  rise@riseinternational.org

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 tips
  • Team RISE shirt
  • Support of runners and volunteers
  • The opportunity to run for a greater cause