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

April 29, 2018

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Bethesda, MD

June 17, 2018

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Alexandria, VA

September 16, 2018

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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

 

DANIELLE

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

Alex

Alex graduated from Chapel Hill High School in 2013 and began his first year at the United States Military Academy shortly afterward on a path to become an Army Officer. His freshman (“plebe”) y... Read more

Elizabeth & Mary Kate

Elizabeth and Mary Kate race for their late Aunt Mary Kay, who died at the age of 16 from Hodgkins Lymphoma. For their entire family, JUST TRYAN IT is an opportunity to both rem... Read more

Meaghan

In the middle of her freshmen year at Stone Ridge High School, Meaghan noticed a lump on her neck during swim practice and a few weeks later, she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. She... Read more

Since 2010, we have gifted over $1,529,400 to families fighting childhood cancer. Donate