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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 Pierson Gammage. Run Course Captain Deb Povinelli wrote, “Pierson was just before the short course turn around and never stopped jumping, ringing the cowbell, and high-fiving every kid who … Continue reading Ken Caputo Awards, Alexandria
Nevie is a rising second grader at Burgundy Farm Country Day School. She learned about JUST TRYAN IT last year from some of her classmates and loved participating in the 2017 triathlon. Her mom, Betsy, is a childhood cancer survivor so Nevie knows how important it is to raise funds for this important cause. Betsy … Continue reading Racer Spotlight – Nevie!
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 Zoe Toscos. As one team member wrote, “Zoe was in the Start Zone and was INVALUABLE. She was wonderful with the kids, handled all the nervousness and kept … Continue reading Ken Caputo Awards, Bethesda, 2018
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 Tim Cohen. “Tim stood out from the moment he arrived. Even before the volunteer meeting, he was eager to help and jumped in to hang signs and unload equipment. His … Continue reading Ken Caputo Awards, Chapel Hill, 2018
On February 23, 2018, Ryan Darby, the inspiration behind JUST TRYAN IT celebrated 5 years since his treatment for leukemia ended. Ryan, and his mother, Mollie Darby were interviewed on Good Morning, Washington that morning. In case you missed it, check out the segment here.
Join fellow triathletes and all around amazing people in spreading some love and happiness this December. Print out this RAK Calendar and get started! PRINT
Thanks to all the neighborhoods, schools, and businesses that helped us collect candy this year. A special shout out to these candy captains: Kelley Keats, Allison Farnworth, Jeanne Dombcik, Wendy Albano, Kristen Pavlicek, Margarita Escaler, Maripat Metcalf, Lauren Hostetler, Grace Bell, Kate Newman. And, thank you to these schools and businesses: Duke School Faculty Smith … Continue reading 1000 Pounds of Candy Delivered!
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
(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
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