Bank of America Chicago Marathon


Fulfill your lifelong goal of running the Chicago Marathon and run for GRIP!  You have the opportunity to multiply the impact of each stride by running and fundraising with GRIP Outreach For Youth! With every step you take & every dollar you raise, you can help us do the important work of breaking the fatherless cycle.

Here are some ways you can be a part of Team GRIP and break the cycle of fatherlessness:

1) Run With GRIP! Looking for a Christ-centered ministry to support while you train for and run the 2019 Chicago Marathon? We’ve got just the team for you. The GRIP Runners Club is an amazing team that will train and fundraise together and spur one another on to 26.2 miles! What are you waiting for? Join the GRIP Runners Club!

2) Support a runner.  You don’t have to run to be a part of the team.  As runners sign up with the GRIP Runners Club, profiles will be listed on our site and you can sponsor those individuals. Feel free to check in weekly to see what new runners we have! See the runners below, and click to give to them.

3) Make a general donation. If you’re not sure which runner to support, simply make a general marathon donation to help defend the cause of the fatherless.


Marathon – Sunday, October 13th, 2019 – 8:00am


Charity Block Party

Adams St. & Laflin St.


(Click name to see runner)
Emily Alvarado Dohm
Marcos Avila
Amy Betts
Amy Bezold
Nicole Brandt
Michael Bruns
Micahel Disher
Justin Klinefelter
Robyn Shapiro
Rosalie Shyu
Kaley Simon
Karen Steffens
Elvin Velez
Jesse White


Emily Brown
Adam Chappell
Joy Chiang
Randy Cleveland
David Daniels
Jason Fredstrom
Josh Heikkila
Aadam Keeley
David Kelley
Chris Kojak
Esther Lee
Jeannie Letasz
Sammie Muzikowski
Onajh Porter
Rosalie Shyu
Kaley Simon
Mario Vega
Reimi Woo
Andrew Robertson
Brooke Roskam
Christina Trina
Gary Leung
Joe Canady
Josh Walberg
Karale Williams
Lauren Jackson
Melissa Andrews
Scott Rister
Susana Lopez


If you’d like to support a runner, you can help us reach their goal by giving a donation of any size. Just click the the name of the runner you’d like to support, and then enter an amount to give.

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