Sharsheret is proud to be an official charity partner of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for the first time. This flat and fast course will take runners on a 26.2-mile tour through 29 Chicago neighborhoods, starting and finishing in Grant Park, with over 1.7 million spectators cheering you on along the way.
As a Team Sharsheret athlete we are able to provide you the opportunity to make your miles meaningful and raise vital health, breast cancer, and ovarian cancer awareness and necessary funds. Sharsheret serves 150,000 women, families, health care professionals, community leaders, and students, in all 50 states. Through 12 national programs, Sharsheret provides culturally relevant support and information to women and families facing breast and ovarian cancer. Sharsheret creates a safe community for women at every stage—before, during, and after diagnosis. We offer tailored resources, information, and support to caregivers, family members, and friends of women facing breast and ovarian cancer to guide them through the cancer journey. All services are free, confidential, and easily accessed online and by phone, email, text, and livechat. They are individualized and provided one-to-one by skilled and trained professionals and builds a strong community of “links in the chain” through education and outreach events for college students, healthcare professionals, and community organizations. Help us make a difference to ensure that no woman or family will face cancer alone. To join Team Sharsheret or for more information, visit www.sharsheret.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.