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 Race Information

Thank you for supporting the 17th Annual Annie Ryan Run!


 About Annie

Annie Marie Ryan was born August 10, 1984, the youngest of our six children. For twelve and a half wonderful years we were blessed with her presence. She was a feisty child, full of life and love, with a smile that could light up a room! We lost Annie to a brain tumor in January of 1997. As a family, we came to the realization that the only way we could really heal was to try to help other children.

On June 5, 2016, we will proudly partner with Catholic Charities again to host the 17th Annual Annie Ryan Run benefiting Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Children’s Programs.  We do it in memory of a little girl who left us too soon but whose spirit and smile will always be with us.

Jim & Marie Ryan and Family


16th Annual Annie Ryan Run Sponsorship Levels:

Angel Sponsorship: $1,000 or more

Includes: Special name recognition on participant T-Shirts, name recognition on banners displayed on race day, posters and race applications, and special website recognition.


Gold Sponsorship: $500-$999

Includes: Name recognition on participant T-Shirts, name recognition on banners to be displayed on race day and website recognition.


Silver Sponsorship: $250-$499

Includes: Name recognition on banners displayed on race day and website recognition.

If you are interested in becoming a race sponsor, please contact Jodi Hill at or 312-948-6797.

Thank you to our generous 2015 Annie Ryan Run sponsors!

Thomas & Christina Grusecki Foundation

Volunteer Sponsor

Monterrey Security

Angel Sponsor

DiCianni Graphics
Donahue, Sowa & Magana
Kickoff for Kids
Law Offices of Galanopoulos & Galgan
Jim Ryan & Associates, Inc.
Secretary of State Jesse White
Walsh, Knippen, Pollock and Centina


Gold Sponsor

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Prairie Path, REALTORS
John & Regina Cahill
Collin Law Offices, P.C.
De Cicco & Associates LLC
Doc Ryan’s - Elmhurst
Du Page Judicial Center
Fitz’s Pub, Fitz’s Bulldog & Fitz’s Spare Keys
Guaranteed Rate - John Noldan
H.B. Jones/Salseria Grill & Cantina
Law Office of Brian Grady
Law Office of Laura M. Urbik Kern
Law Office of Michael Fleming
L. W. Reedy Real Estate
Northern Builders
Olympic Chiropractic & Physical Therapy
Perricone Brothers
R.B. Enterprises
Raimonde Drilling
The Rhode Family
Riley’s Gathering Place
The Schiller Team | @properties
Sally & George Sotos
Time to Run
Vincent P. Valente Insurance Agency

Silver Sponsor

Catholic Charities Junior Board
Charity & Scott Ahlgrim
Chris J. Aiello, P.C.
Matt Caruso
Community Bank of Elmhurst
DiBenedetto and Kendall, P.C.
DiTommaso Lubin, P.C.
Edward Jones Investments
Hervas, Condon & Bersani, PC
Laraia & Laraia, P.C.
George P. Lynch
Roberto’s Ristorante
Runner’s Sole
The Sotos Law Firm
Brian Telander
Theisen & Roche, Ltd.
Thomas More Society
Jeffery York



Thank you to all of our school athletes from the following schools who came to support the race in 2015!

Augustine College
Bryan Middle School
Conrad Fisher
Edison Elementary
Frost Middle School
Gemini Middle School
Glenbard East
Glen Westlake Middle School
Herrick Middle School
Quest Academy
St. Raymond
Timothy Christian
Wilson Montessori

Online registration for the Annie Ryan Run is now closed.


You can still register and pick up your race bib and t-shirt at the following locations/times:

Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up & Registration:

Friday, June 3, 2016 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 4, 2016 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

LOCATION: Fleet Feet

124 East Schiller Street, Elmhurst, IL 60126

Race Day Packet Pick-Up & Registration:

Sunday, June 5, 6:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

LOCATION: York Rd. & South St., Elmhurst, IL


Can I pick up my T-Shirts early if I registered online?
Yes, mail-in and online registrations will be able to pick up their t-shirts during pre-registration on Friday, June 3, 2016 from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. or Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Fleet Feet (124 East Schiller Street, Elmhurst).

Can I sign up the day of the race?
Yes, registration fees are increased the day of the race (from $30 to $35); but you can still register the day of, starting at 6 a.m. until the start of the race at 8:45 a.m.

Can I still make a donation after the race?
Yes, donations after the race are still accepted. Please make payable to Catholic Charities and mail to Annie Ryan Run c/o Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago, 721 N. LaSalle Drive, Chicago, IL 60654

Can I get a map of the race routes?
A race course map is currently under construction.

I am interested in participating in the run, can I bring my younger child in a jogging stroller? Yes, you are allowed to use your jogging stroller.

My child is running in the 1-Mile dash; can the parent(s) register for this race as well and run with their child?


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