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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 8, 2023)

-Donate to Team OLA 2023!

Team OLA 2023!
-Join us to cheer on Team OLA 2023! Please join us at 1938 W. Adams at the *OFFICIAL* Team OLA Cheer section!Parking on the 2000 W blocks of Adams and Jackson & then walk about 1 block east on Adams to meet us!

- If you would like to receive information when 2024 registration opens OR if you have any questions, 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 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. The 2024 race is on October 13, 2024.
  • Raise money for Mission of Our Lady of the Angels. Fundraising minimums:
    • Guaranteed entries - OUT for 2023
    • 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:

  • We are out of guaranteed entries for the 2023 race
  • If you have your own entry to the 2023 Chicago Marathon & would like to join the team, please email Sr. Stephanie at
  • Please reach out to Sr. Stephanie to get information when 2024 registration opens or with any questions at or 773-486-8431

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


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