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

Registration opens February 18

Chapel Hill, NC

May 21, 2017

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Registration opens March 18

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

 

Julien

Julien was born on May 11th, 2010 and is 5 years old. Julien as always been a highly energetic child who loves being with his family, especially his brothers Justin and Jalen. Julien is currentl... Read more

Abby

Abby is a 9 year old young lady that has been battling cancer, specifically PH+ ALL (leukemia) since she was 4. Initially diagnosed in Feb 2011, it has been a long journey.

With a wonderf... 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

Sophia

Sophia was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma with Opsoclonus Myoclonus Syndrome when she was just 20 months old. In the Spring of 2006, at 15 months old, Sophia started stumbling over her own feet an... Read more

Since 2010, we have gifted over $1,314,400 to families fighting childhood cancer. Donate