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Join Team Imerman Angels and help Imerman Angels further its mission of providing personalized connections enabling 1-on-1 support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers so that no one faces cancer on their own. Team Imerman Angels is a group of individuals who participate in events ranging from a marathon and half marathon to triathlons to literally any sport that they are interested in.  Through these events, participants increase awareness of Imerman Angels and raise much needed funds to enable Imerman Angels to provide its services to those impacted by cancer so that no one faces cancer on their own.

2015 Team Imerman Events (registration and further information will be available in mid-January for Team Imerman Angels and for the individual events):

BANK OF AMERICA SHAMROCK SHUFFLE 8K, Chicago, IL – Grant Park (Sunday, March 29, 2015):  This event is an annual tradition for participants from  all over the midwest who converge on Chicago looking for a fun outdoor activity in the heart of the city. The Shamrock Shuffle will welcome 40,000 runners on its hallmark course that weaves its way through Chicago’s Loop, starting and finishing in Grant Park. It’s the traditional start to the running season and an event not to be missed.

The MAGNIFICENT MILE® CHICAGO WOMEN’S half marathon and 5k, Chicago, IL – Grant Park (Date TBA – late summer, 2015).  On Sunday, August 31st, women will take over North Michigan Avenue for The MAGNIFICENT MILE® CHICAGO WOMEN’S half marathon and 5k. You pick the distance – either a half marathon or a 5k.  Either way, you will be able to do something you will never forget on one of the most famous streets in the world.

FLEET FEET SPORTS SOLDIER FIELD 10 MILE, Chicago, IL (Saturday, May 23, 2015): If it’s all about where you finish, in this case it’s the 50 yard line of Chicago’s Soldier Field after a run along Chicago’s lakefront.  Team IA will be out there this Memorial Day Weekend as we get the summer of to a great start.

TRANSAMERICA CHICAGO TRIATHLON, Chicago, IL (Sunday, August 30, 2015): The Chicago Triathlon is the largest in the world and offers three distances – the SuperSprint, the Sprint and the International distance.  Swim in Lake Michigan, bike up and down Lake Shore Drive and run with a finish in Grant Park.

BANK OF AMERICA CHICAGO MARATHON, Chicago, IL – Grant Park (Sunday, October 11, 2015): One of the World Marathon Majors, the Chicago Marathon truly is one of the premier endurance events in the world and the largest civic event in Chicago each year. Join Team IA and receive access to a Guaranteed Entry ensuring that you will have a place at the Start for this coveted event.  You will be joined by 45,000 participants from over 120 countries and all 50 states in the second largest marathon in the world.

DETROIT FREE PRESS TALMER BANK MARATHON, Detroit, MI (Sunday, October 18, 2015) (this event includes the Detroit Marathon, the Marathon Relay, the International Half Marathon, the US Half Marathon and the 5K).  Team Imerman Angels is building a team for the Detroit Marathon which includes the Marathon, the Marathon Relay, the International Half Marathon, the US Half Marathon and the 5K.  You pick the distance! Motown, look out for Team IA!

ANY RACE, ANY SPORT, ANYWHERE: Whether you are interested in a triathlon, a running race, a walking event or any other sporting event, you can be a part of Team Imerman Angels and set up a fundraising page to help to make sure that no one faces cancer alone.  For example, if you decided that you wanted to participate in a half marathon in your city, you could join Team IA. Or your soccer team (or just a team member) can be a part of Team IA. All you need to do is to register for that event and then register for Team IA.


The Power of Your Participation:

The more money we raise, and the more people that know about our mission and service,
the more we help and inspire people.

Every time you wear your Imerman Angels jersey,
Every person you tell about your participation,
Every participant you recruit,
Every dollar you raise,
Makes a difference.

With Imerman Angels you have the opportunity to choose how you want to participate. We will provide you with the tools and support needed to have fun and be successful. We currently have over 150 participants on team Imerman Angels who are active in various sports. There is no limit to what you can do!

If you have any questions, email our Development Manager of Team Imerman Angels Dave Louthan at