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

May 21, 2017

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Bethesda, MD

June 18, 2017

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Registration Opens May 1

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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

 

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

Izaiah

Izaiah was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) on January 14, 2013. It was very hard for him to adjust to being in the hospital and not being able to go to school for pre-K. He mis... Read more

GRIFF

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 $1,314,400 to families fighting childhood cancer. Donate