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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Baltimore, MD

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Chapel Hill, NC

May 21, 2017

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Bethesda, MD

June 18, 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



I first participated in JUST TRYAN IT in 2013. I have raced in honor of my grandfather and of children who have been helped by JUST TRYAN IT. We had a website t... Read more


Elle was diagnosed with a brain tumor when she was 5 years old (2007). Elle faced many challenges during her young life. She suffered a stroke, lost the use of her right hand and leg, had to re-... Read more


Lindsay was diagnosed with AML when she was three years old. Prior to that she had been a perfectly healthy baby and toddler. She had a fever and we went to the doctor. Three hours later we foun... Read more


I first participated in JUST TRYAN IT in 2011. I first raced in it because it sounded like fun and I wanted to raise money for kids from Georgetown Hospital since my brother got... Read more

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