4 Reasons You’ll Love Running 26.2 for Dare2tri

Rhayanna Luza running the Chicago Marathon in a Dare2tri singlet.

Credit: Andre Warren

So, you’re interested in joining the 1% of the population who have run a marathon. Well, you’ve come to the right place.

Whether you’re an everyday runner or an elite athlete, you can make your marathon experience more meaningful by joining the Dare2tri Race2Raise Team — a community of charity runners who race to support athletes with physical disabilities and visual impairments.

In fact, our team is now recruiting runners for the 2023 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 9, 2023. To help you mull over your decision, here are four reasons you’ll love running the Chicago Marathon in support of Dare2tri.

1. Running for a cause you’re passionate about

You’ll join thousands of others who choose to make their marathon experience more meaningful by running on behalf of a charity. When you join Race2Raise, you’ll raise funds for Dare2tri programs, prosthetics, adaptive equipment, and race support for athletes in need.

You’ll also get a personalized fundraising page to help you meet your fundraising goal, plus regular updates from our team with fundraising tips and training advice.

2. Guaranteed entry

When you choose to run for Dare2tri, you’re automatically in! There’s no lottery or stress involved. As long as you hit your fundraising goal, you are guaranteed a spot on race day.

3. Training with Edge Athlete Lounge

Edge Athlete Lounge is one of Chicago’s premier training centers for beginners and elite athletes alike. They’ll provide you with an 18-week training plan, access to coaches, and the support you need to cross the finish line.

Available in Chicago only. Alternative training plans are available for non-Chicago runners.

4. Dare2tri gear

You’ll receive high-end running gear for all your training needs, including a Dare2tri racing singlet and tech T-shirt — plus bonus swag for exceeding your fundraising goal!

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