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

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Bethesda, MD

June 18, 2017

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Alexandria, VA

September 17, 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

 

Simone

Simone was just 2 years old when she was diagnosed with pilocytic astrocytoma. She was treated with chemotherapy, surgery and cyber knife radiation. It was a long journey with some complications... Read more

Isilma

Isilma was diagnosed with leukemia when she was 4 years old and was treated with chemotherapy for three years. She remembers having to be in the hospital a lot and having fun with her doctors an... Read more

ELIZA

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

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

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