Big Shoulders Fund Racing Team

Support Our Runners! 

The Big Shoulders Fund Racing Team is up and training and they need your support to make every mile count! 

Support Your Favorite Runner Today! 


Allison Rhea 

Belinda Niu

Beth LeBarge (Elizabeth LeBarge)

Brad (Bradley Toon) 

Brian Donahue

Carl Rivera

Catherine Howlette

Chris Kerzich

Colleen Sprague

David Bowman

Gabriela Pedroza

Greg Wright

 Jack Havey

Jeffrey Apel

John White

Jose Piñones

Kimberly Brightmore

Kristin Lonergan

Laura & Brian (Brian Droste)

Lauren Hackman-Brooks

Luis Miramontes

Marie Bednarz

Mary Navarro

Matt Hayes

Mego's Big Run (Megan Goerth)

Mike Torelli (Michael Torelli)

Neil A DiMarco (Neil DiMarco)

Patrick Walsh

Paul Bauch

Paulina Rodriguez

Pete Erickson (Peter Erickson)

Run_Frankie_Run! (frank monreal)

Shawn O'Brien

Stephanie Haupt

Tanja Jurek

Theresa Bernal



Interested in joining the team? We have spots open on our half marathon team. 

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 the Bank of America Chicago Marathon before the lottery ends or any other marathon and $1,500 funning the Bank of America Chicago Marathon after the lottery ends.

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).


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