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Mark your calendars! Indoor practices will run through Thursday, December 21, then we'll take a two week break for the holidays. Practice will resume on January 8. Keep up the good work and enjoy your holiday break.

We envision a world where people of all abilities can be physically active.

Each year we’re blown away by the generosity of the Dare2tri community. Whether you’ve volunteered at one of our events, supported us with donations, participated in a program, or raised awareness by talking about the work we do, each one of you has made us who we are. The impact we’ve had is YOUR impact. Thank you for being part of our movement to make physical activity—swimming, biking, and running...—accessible to all.

We’re setting big goals for 2018, and you’re invited to be part of them. Below are just some of the ways to contribute to the movement.

1. Tell your friends and family about our impact by sharing our 2017 Year-In-Review. http://www.dare2tri.org/2017-year-in-review

2. Make a difference in the lives of people with physical disabilities by becoming a volunteer.
https://www.dare2tri.org/volunteers

3. Contribute to our programs and athletes by making an end-of-year donation.
https://dare2tri.z2systems.com/…/cli…/dare2tri/donation.jsp…

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Need a good #TBT laugh? Watch this video of Keri & Dan outlining Dare2tri and our mission from back in the day:
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Paratri Camp Day 1! #oneinspiresmany
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James Gilliard
· July 1, 2017
In 2015, I was introduced to Dare2Tri through meeting Keri at the Shamrock Shuffle. Since that point, Dare2Tri has, and continues to, dramatically impact my life on so many different levels. They he...lped me to cross my first finish line in Pleasant Prairie, and have done a tremendous amount to help on the athletic aspect.

But their impact has not stopped there. Being able to see the successes, both on and off the course of teammates who are further along in their vision loss has given me comfort for when the inevitable total vision loss happens for me. And knowing that I've got a lot of people behind me helps during down days / trying workouts.

For anyone who's dealing with a disability (missing limb, in a wheelchair, VI/Blind, etc.), I STRONGLY recommend that you reach out to Keri or Dan about getting involved. I truly believe that you'll see a dramatic improvement in your life -- on whatever levels you need. And I know that you'll have a tremendous amount of fun while doing it. I would have stopped doing Triathlons after 1 if I hadn't found Dare2Tri; by season's end, I will have done 26 (indoor & outdoor).

Even if you don't want to participate as an athlete, or don't fall into the PT categories, please still reach out to Keri/Dan about volunteer opportunities. Not only will you have a tremendous amount of fun, you'll also get to help improve the lives of the athletes at the camp/event. These include Multisport Camp, Injured Military Camp, Paratriathlon Camp, Kids Paratriathlon Camp and a wide array of practices throughout the year.

Please take a few minutes to look through the web site and consider supporting their worthy mission/programs. Your support, whether it's as a volunteer or financial, helps to continue to grow and continue what Keri, Dan and Melissa started in 2011!
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Teresa Pfohl
· September 22, 2017
Dare2tri has changed my life undoubtedly and tremendously. It has reminded me of my worth, value, and ability as a person who is still capable of whatever I put my mind to. Check it out, find out how... to get involved and you'll never look back. Donations extremely appreciated as they allow people of all kimds amd abilities to experience athletic resources and a community who wants them to succeed at their dreams surrounding life, fitness, and a healthy athletic lifestyle all around. If it wasn't for Dare2tri, it would've been years before I tried a handcycle as a once limited paraplegic. I also would've never done a triathalon.... now I can say these things are never not going to be in my life and that's huge.... that IS life itself--- being healthy for life and involving yourself in good healthy exercise. I love dare2tri! ♡♡♡ See More
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What could be better than hockey after the holidays?! Join your Dare2tri friends at Allstate Arena to watch the Chicago Wolves take on the Grand Rapids Griffins. It might get a little rowdy but its sure to be a fun night of hockey, food, and socializing.

Date: Saturday, January 6
Time: 7pm...
Location: Allstate Arena
Ticket Prices: $17

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CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS: We couldn't do what we do without our committed and compassionate volunteers. In this season of gratitude, we've scheduled some time to appreciate and celebrate everyone who has shown up to make our programs a success. Join us THIS Wednesday, December 13th at On Tour Brewing Co. Athletes, friends, and family are welcome!
RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dare2tri-volunteer-appreciatio…

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Ambulatory Run Clinic - THIS SATURDAY - December 16th! Register TODAY! Join us for our monthly ambulatory run clinics at the UIC Student Recreation Facility's indoor track! Registration for Saturday closes on December 14th. Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dare2tri-ambulatory-running-cl…

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We couldn't do what we do without our committed and compassionate volunteers. In this season of gratitude, we've scheduled some time to appreciate and celebrate everyone who has shown up to make our programs a success. Athletes, friends, and family are welcome!
RSVP https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dare2tri-volunteer-appreciatio…

Don’t t forget!! Ambulatory run clinic on Dec. 16. Registration deadline is Dec.14 (2 days before clinic) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dare2tri-ambulat...ory-running-cl…

Just in! We're going to the Chicago Wolves game. Join your Dare2tri friends at the Chicago Wolves game where the Wolves will take on the Grand Rapids Griffins. It will be a fun night of hockey, food, and socializing. Tickets are $17. https://www.fevo.com/…/Dare-2-Tri--Chicago-Wolves-vs-Grand-…

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Just like Black Friday lasts all weekend, Giving Tuesday lasts all week! Help us reach our goal. Thank you to everyone who supported us this past Tuesday. If you missed it there's still time to donate. We are stronger, together.

https://dare2tri.z2systems.com/…/cli…/dare2tri/donation.jsp…

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There are just a couple of spots left on our Chicago Marathon Race2Raise team. Guaranteed registration closes TOMORROW Nov. 30. Get your spot on the team TODAY.

Please email sandy@dare2tri.org if you are interested.

Information on Race2Raise can be found here: http://www.dare2tri.org/race2raise/

Dare2tri Paratriathlon Club serves youth, amateur, injured service members, and elite athletes with physical disabilities and visual impairments in the sport of paratriathlon.
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McKayla Hanson; A Celebration of Life, Thursday November 30 @ Shirley Ryan Ability Lab 6:30pm - Please join the Dare2tri family as we celebrate and remember our friend, McKayla Hanson. A short video of her life and accomplishments will be shown at the beginning of the evening. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mckayla-hanson-a-celebration-o…

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Dare2tri has had a remarkable year and it’s all because of YOU!

This year, Dare2tri has been able to directly impact youth and adults with physical disabilities or visual impairments by providing over 7,125 program hours. Dare2tri continues to transform lives, not just in Chicago but across the country and the world. You make everything we do possible. We know there are a lot of worthy organizations to support on Giving Tuesday. Thanks for considering ours.
https://dare2tri....z2systems.com/…/cli…/dare2tri/donation.jsp…

And if you missed it yesterday, we’re excited to share our year-in-review with you.
https://dare2tri.z2systems.com/…/cli…/dare2tri/donation.jsp…

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Tomorrow is #GivingTuesday. In honor of everything we've accomplished together this year, we're excited to share a special year-in-review. Thank you for being part of our movement to make health, wellness, and activity accessible to people of all abilities. You make everything we do possible. We hope you'll take a moment to appreciate and reflect on the powerful mission of Dare2tri. Think of us on Giving Tuesday.

http://www.dare2tri.org/2017-year-in-review/

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The Season of Giving: Thank you to Henry and his friends from the Gwenedd Valley Neighborhood for hosting this hot chocolate + lemonade stand. They raised $75 for Dare2tri.

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Happy Thanksgiving! We are so grateful for everyone who is part of the Dare2tri family!

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SAVE THE DATE!

Volunteer Appreciation Party, December 13 @ On Tour Brewing Co. - We couldn't do what we do without our committed and compassionate volunteers. As we enter into the season of gratitude, we've scheduled some time to appreciate and celebrate everyone who has shown up to make our programs a success. Athletes, friends, and family are welcome! RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dare2tri-volunteer-appreciatio…

Ambulatory Run Clinics, 12/16, 1/13, 2/3, 3/31, 4.../28 @ UIC - Join us for our monthly ambulatory run clinics at the UIC Student Recreation Facility's indoor track! Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dare2tri-ambulatory-running-cl…

McKayla Hanson; A Celebration of Life, 11/30 @ Shirley Ryan Ability Lab - Please join the Dare2tri family as we celebrate and remember our friend, McKayla Hanson. A short video of her life and accomplishments will be shown at the beginning of the evening. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mckayla-hanson-a-celebration-o…

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Join Dare2tri at On Tour Brewery for our Volunteer Appreciation Party to celebrate the generous gift of time and talent from all of our wonderful volunteers! Food will be provided and beer from Our Tour will be available for purchase. Athletes, friends and family are welcome to join in on the fun! P...
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Best of luck to Amanda Moswin who is racing at Ironman Arizona tomorrow! Go Amanda Go!!!!

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