Big Shoulders Fund Racing Team

Run for a Cause in 2015

Did you set a New Year’s resolution to get in shape?  
Did you set a goal of running a half or full marathon in 2015? 

Is running a half marathon or marathon on your bucket list?  

Do you want to help a child while having fun?      


If you have answered yes to any of these questions then the Big Shoulders Fund wants to help you accomplish these goals!  Join the Big Shoulders Fund Racing Team and run the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon2015 Chicago Half Marathon, both races, or any half or full marathon you choose to enter!

Being a member of the Big Shoulders Fund Racing Team means you receive:


  • Free Chicago Area Runners Association training 
  • Personal website for fundraising
  • Fundraising tips and support
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Training kick-off event
  • Pre and post race celebration
  • Running shirt
  • Student notes during training
  • Fun runs with team and students
  • Other team building events like:
    • Give Back Days
    • Socials
    • Safety seminars
  • Most importantly you will have the opportunity to help carry the dreams of 24,000 children attending one of the 90 Big Shoulders Fund schools.

Your Commitment: 

  • Run the 2015 Chicago Half Marathon, Bank of America Chicago Marathon and/or any other race
  • Pay your entrance fee
  • Register yourself for your race
  • Raise a minimum $500 for those running a Half Marathon and $1,000 for those running a Marathon

Becoming a part of the Big Shoulders Fund Racing Team is easy!

  • Complete the half marathon or marathon registration packet, depending on your race and send back to Amy Drozda in the Big Shoulders Fund office at  
  • Then, set-up your personal fundraising page.

To learn more about the Big Shoulders Fund Racing Team or to register contact Amy Drozda ( 312-751-3850) and/or join us at the upcoming Information Social to learn more and celebrate Mardi Gras!  


Tuesday, February 17, 2015




Municipal Bar & Dining Co. (216 W Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60654)


Program will occur at 7:00pm.

Door prizes and other fun surprises in store!


By Friday, February 13, 2015 to Amy Drozda.

The Big Shoulders Fund Racing team is proud to partner with: