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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
to support Mission of Our Lady of the Angels!
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Bank of America Chicago Marathon (October 13, 2024)

Team OLA 2024!
- We are out of guaranteed entries for the 2024 Chicago Marathon.
- If you already have an entry to the 2024 Chicago Marathon, we would LOVE to have you on our team! Email Sr. Stephanie at
-If you have questions or would like to get on the waiting list for Team OLA 2025, please email Sr. Stephanie at or call 773-486-8431.

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 2023, Team OLA sacrificed thousands of hours training for the Mission. The team has been able to raise over $1,855,000 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 2024 goals:

  • Raise $300,000
  • Have 160 Team OLA members
  • 160 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 13, 2024.
  • Raise money for Mission of Our Lady of the Angels. Fundraising minimums:
    • We are out of guaranteed entries to the 2024 Chicago Marathon.

    • We would love for you to join the team if you have your own entry (time, legacy, drawing)! $0 fundraising minimum & still get all perks of being on the team!


Sign up for Team OLA:

  • We are out of guaranteed entries for the 2024 Chicago Marathon. If you have your own entry, we would love you on the team! Email Sr. Stephanie at or call 773-486-8431 to sign up

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

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