Our Mission It started with a boy named Ryan; now it is about him and so many others

JUST TRYAN IT seeks to positively impact the lives of families whose children have been diagnosed with cancer by providing them with financial assistance. We strive to instill the importance of philanthropy and service, promote wellness, and inspire tomorrow’s leaders to make a difference in their communities.

Our Races Our main fundraising event is a Kids Triathlon

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Chapel Hill, NC

2nd Annual in 2017

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Bethesda, MD

8th Annual in 2017

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Baltimore, MD

September 11th

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Park City, UT

Coming in 2017

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Our Impact We help families impacted by cancer and teach healthy kids how to give back to their communities

How we help



Seven-year-old, Scott, had a typical childhood until he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at age 3. Going through chemotherapy wasn’t always easy. He had countless hospital visits ... Read more


I first participated in JUST TRYAN IT in 2011. One year I raced in honor of a boy named Jamal who had been fighting cancer. It motivated me to race harder knowing I was helping ... Read more


My name is Danielle and I am a childhood cancer survivor. I was diagnosed with ALL T-Cell Leukemia when I was 11 1/2 years old. My diagnosis came the summer after my first year in middle school ... Read more


Isiah is a 17-year old rising senior at St. Albans School in Washington DC. Like most young men, he enjoys sports (especially lacrosse, football, and basketball). In the Spring of 2014, as Isiah... Read more

Since 2010, we have gifted over $1,005,000 to families fighting childhood cancer. Donate