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October 30, 2017

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 in the pediatric hematology / oncology clinic at UNC Children’s hospital. Brighten someone else’s day with a treat. Now through November 16th. Interested in helping with … Continue reading Candy Drive, North Carolina

June 13, 2017

JUST TRYAN IT HOLDS 8TH ANNUAL RACE IN BETHESDA ON SUNDAY, JUNE 18

(Tuesday, June 13, 2017) Bethesda-resident Ryan Darby was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in December of 2009. During treatment, it was tough, his body took a toll. He got headaches, pain in his knees and pain in his back. During that time, he received so much love and support from family and friends. That support … Continue reading JUST TRYAN IT HOLDS 8TH ANNUAL RACE IN BETHESDA ON SUNDAY, JUNE 18

May 25, 2017

Ken Caputo Award Nominations, May 21, 2017

Ken Caputo Volunteer Service Award At each race we give an award to a race day volunteer that spreads enthusiasm, happiness, and a touch of goofiness to our event. This year’s winner is Kasey Parker. See all the nominations below  with submissions made from the various race Captains. To learn more about the award, and Ken, whom … Continue reading Ken Caputo Award Nominations, May 21, 2017

May 24, 2017

Our Race Winners from Sunday, May 21 in Chapel Hill

Congratulations to all our racers, especially our winners on Sunday, May 21 in Chapel Hill. These winners will receive ribbons in the mail and a gift card to Triangle Rock Club.   Boys 8 and Under Mini Course: Avery N, Jacob F  Girls 8 and Under Mini Course: Yari B, Mae B  Boys 9-10 Mini Course: Camden … Continue reading Our Race Winners from Sunday, May 21 in Chapel Hill

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?