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

 

Zoe

Zoe is a very spunky, outgoing, loving, full-of-life and incredibly strong 5 1/2 year old little girl. She is our only child and on December 23, 2015, 2 days before Christmas, our world was chan... 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

STEPHEN

My family has been bleeding Carolina Blue since my brother joined the football team 6 years ago. You could imagine my excitement my senior year when I was recruited to play there as well. While ... 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 $1,529,400 to families fighting childhood cancer. Donate