The children we care for are directly impacted by your giving. Each sponsorship dollar is maximized to holistically care for the spiritual, physical and emotional needs of the child. You will be given exclusive access that will allow you to share pictures, correspond, and engage with other sponsors and the children you are sponsoring.
Join Oasis for Orphans with guaranteed entry into the iconic Bank of America Chicago Marathon and race to help rescue and provide holistic care to vulnerable orphans in Southwest Kenya. This year our team goal is to raise enough money to bring 80 more kids into the Oasis program and be sponsored for their entire first year!
When you race with the Oasis team:
You will have guaranteed entry in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
Oasis will cover your race entry fee, but you are required to raise a minimum ($1,000 if signed up by November 29th / $1,500 if signed up after November 29th) to be utilized for our programs in Kenya.
Runners who raise the minimum by July 10th will be entered into a drawing to win a night at the Palmer House Hilton the night before the marathon.
All runners will be treated to dinner the night before the marathon at a restaurant to be determined closer to the marathon date.
We will provide you with all the tools you need to set up a personalized fundraising page.
You will be led by Coach Jen, a certified marathon running coach.
You’ll learn about the work Oasis does and hear stories about the children we serve in Southwest Kenya.
You’ll receive TONS of support from your fellow teammates.
All runners, past and future, who sign up with a “buddy” (who has not run with us in the marathon before) will receive an exclusive, professional-quality, framed photo of your experience.
Our 2017 marathon team is full. If you are interested in being a part of our 2018 team, please click below to be contacted when the 2018 season opens.
“I just ran my 50th marathon, and I ran it for Oasis. I love to run with Oasis because of the family feeling amongst the runners and all of the support during training and on the course. Most importantly, I love running for the children.”
Rosie Vondrak Member of Team Oasis for the last 3 marathons!