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May 22, 2017

Read Our STAR Lindsay’s Comments from NC’s Opening Ceremonies on May 21, 2017

Hi! My name is Lindsay! I’m 12 years old, I ​love mint chocolate chip ice cream, my favorite book is The Hunger Games, I’m a Wisconsin Badgers fan, and, when I was three, I was diagnosed with Leukemia. I’m here today to share my story, but my story doesn’t end with cancer, that’s just the beginning … Continue reading Read Our STAR Lindsay’s Comments from NC’s Opening Ceremonies on May 21, 2017

May 19, 2017

Charity Race THIS SUNDAY 5/21 in Chapel Hill to Benefit Families with Children Being Treated for Cancer

ATTENTION: GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTERS/PRODUCERS On Sunday, May 21, 2017,  JUST TRYAN IT  will run its 2nd race in Chapel Hill, NC at the Chapel Hill Country Club. JUST TRYAN IT raises money for families with children being treated for cancer. In addition to the cost of treatment, families face many indirect costs related to a … Continue reading Charity Race THIS SUNDAY 5/21 in Chapel Hill to Benefit Families with Children Being Treated for Cancer

May 10, 2017

Bobbi Spector: A Mother’s Story for Mother’s Day 2017

It was a typical Saturday morning in April 2005.  My children, Avi and Ellie, ages 2 and 5, were playing downstairs with my husband, Jeff.  Avi decided to come upstairs to get me.  I heard him coming up the stairs and then I heard a blood-curdling scream.  I jumped out of bed and ran to … Continue reading Bobbi Spector: A Mother’s Story for Mother’s Day 2017

March 28, 2017

Ready to Race in 2017?

Here is a compilation of some great photos taken at our Bethesda race in 2016.  If you have not registered for a 2017 race yet, please do at http://justtryanit.com/our-races/ We hope this video gets you pumped!  Thank you to Ben, Michael and Mike Fays for producing this video! #kidsforacause

March 9, 2017

Charlie’s Letter to Cody, as Read by Charlie

Charlie’s Letter to Cody – Baltimore racer Charlie, wrote this touching letter to Cody, who he raced in memory of.  Hear the letter as read by Charlie himself!

March 6, 2017

Ready to Support JTI with a Marine Corp Marathon Charity Spot?

JUST TRYAN IT is proud to be a charity sponsor for the 42nd Marine Corps Marathon. Recognized for impeccable organization on a scenic course managed by the US Marines in Arlington, VA and the nation’s capital, the Marine Corps Marathon is one of the largest marathons in the world. It will be held on October … Continue reading Ready to Support JTI with a Marine Corp Marathon Charity Spot?

February 10, 2017

Set for Success: Family Reach and JUST TRYAN IT

The following is a blog post from Family Reach about the relationship with JUST TRYAN IT, and our shared vision. It was posted on February 10, 2017.  We are so proud and excited about this partnership: At Family Reach, we’re thrilled to announce the latest member of our family, JUST TRYAN IT. Through children’s triathlons, this distinguished … Continue reading Set for Success: Family Reach and JUST TRYAN IT

January 3, 2017

2016: The Year’s Highlights

It was a great year! Here is a list of some of our accomplishments over the past 12 months. Thanks for being a part of it all. We held 3 kids triathlons! Our first in Chapel Hill and Baltimore, and our 7th race in Bethesda.  Maddie Escaler was our 1st triathlete with cerebral palsy to complete our … Continue reading 2016: The Year’s Highlights

November 2, 2016

Candy Drive, North Carolina

Do you have more candy in your house than you can eat? Why not give it away! We are collecting candy and delivering it to the families and staff at UNC Children’s hospitals. Brighten someone else’s day with a treat. Now through November 18th. Interested in helping with the collections? Contact Carrie. Current collection sites: Durham Triangle … Continue reading Candy Drive, North Carolina

October 31, 2016

Together, We Can Make A Difference on #givingtuesday

Each year, parents of 15,870 children hear these four words: “your child has cancer.” Over 40,000 children undergo treatment for cancer each year, disrupting the lives of the entire family. They need our help.  Our mission is to ease the financial burdens these families face while undergoing years of treatment. Join us today or on #GivingTuesday, November … Continue reading Together, We Can Make A Difference on #givingtuesday