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Team Our Lady of the Angels supports Mission of Our Lady of the Angels- a Catholic outreach to the poor in West Humboldt Park Chicago. Click HERE to learn more about the Mission.

Run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon
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Bank of America Chicago Marathon (October 8, 2023)

Team OLA 2023!
Registration is OPEN!

-Email Sr. Stephanie at to register after reading the below info!
- Fundraising minimum is $1750 for guaranteed entries.
- Email Sr. Stephanie at or call 773-486-8431 with any questions or concerns!

Team OLA 2022!
- Congrats Team OLA!! Highlights HERE.
- Donate to Team OLA HERE.

- Sr. Stephanie’s JP II marathon highlights HERE!

Team OLA exists to:

  • Raise awareness of Mission of Our Lady of the Angels
  • Offer up sacrifices of time, energy, and physical discomfort for the Mission and those it serves
  • Raise funds for the Mission of Our Lady of the Angels
  • Have fun!

Between 2011 and 2022, Team OLA sacrificed thousands of hours training for the Mission. The team has been able to raise over $1,565,000 in the process! We are so grateful for all of Team OLA’s efforts.

With the help of our team, friends, and of course, God we hope to reach our 2023 goals:

  • Raise $275,000
  • Have140 Team OLA members
  • 140 Team OLA prayer team members

Benefits of joining Team OLA:

  • Running Perks: GUARANTEED ENTRIES to the Chicago Marathon, T-shirts, training advice (if wanted) from Sr. Stephanie a former NCAA D1 cross-country/ track athlete and 2:53 marathoner, periodic motivational e-mails, pre race Mass & dinner, place to stay the night before the race, transportation to the starting line and from the finish line - and much more!

  • Spiritual Perks: Each runner will be assigned a member of the prayer team to specifically pray for their intentions during training and during the race. Runners are also remembered daily in the prayers of the Franciscans of the Eucharist.

  • Easy fundraising: Sample letters and other fundraising information will be provided.

  • Have a blast: Video summary of all Team OLA fun HERE.

Requirements of being on Team OLA:

  • Run a marathon!! The Chicago Marathon is on October 8, 2023
  • Raise money for Mission of Our Lady of the Angels. Fundraising minimums:
    • Guaranteed entries - $1750
    • Own entry (time, legacy, drawing)- $0 minimum (still get all perks of being on the team!)
  • Pay your race entry fee

Sign up for Team OLA:

Not a runner, but still want to get involved? Join Team OLA Angels!
Sign up to pray for a runner. E-mail Sr. Stephanie HERE (! We really need your prayers.

Click HERE to see an archive of Team OLA pictures and press stories!

Team OLA Partners:

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