Team YEF Runners.
27 runners joined the Team YEF challenge by signing up to run in the Advocate Health Care Fox Valley Marathon. Together we raised nearly $7,300, exceeding our fundraising goal by 40%. $2,500 of the money raised is invested back into the runners schools, while the remaining money funds Foundation priorities including education grants, and YEF’s annual “Fostering Our Future” awards.
SIGN UP FOR 2019!
If you missed the sign up for this year, please plan on joining Team YEF next year. Signing up is easy.
Step 1 – Join the Team
Fill out the Team YEF Application Form and pick the school you will represent.
Step 2 – Register for the Race
After you join the team you’ll receive a charity code that includes a race registration discount.
Register for and run either the Advocate Health Care half-marathon, 20 miler, or full marathon
Raise a minimum of $115 for YEF
What you’ll receive:
Race Registration Discount – $20
Team YEF race day shirt
Fundraising support – social media support and fundraising ideas
Exceptional Race Day Experience – Includes charity hero bib, access to charity village pre-race heated tent, private gear check, and pre and post-race snacks
The following runners represented Team YEF at the Fox Valley Marathon
Bristol Bay Elementary
Elizabeth Montgomery – Parent of BBES Students
Katie Rogala – Parent of BBES and YMS Students
Bristol Grade School
Jake Austin – BGS Physical Education Teacher
Lori Foster – BGS Literacy Coach
Circle Center Grade School
Sarah Cann – CCGS Parent and YEF Board Member
Grande Reserve Elementary School
Ben Niles – GRES Parent
Aaron Mueller – GRES Parent
Teri Hanson - GRES Teacher
Yorkville High School
Dr. Lynn Burks –BOE President
Kate Calder – YHS English Teacher
Chris Bartosz – Yorkville Chamber Leads 1 Member
Samantha Brown – Yorkville Chamber Leads 1 Member
Alma Hundiak – YHS Parent and YEF Board Member
Yorkville Intermediate School
Abigail Riddle – YIS Teacher
Teri Hanson – YIS Reading Specialist
Traci Johnigk – YIS 6th Grade Teacher
Ryan Martinez – YIS Music Teacher
Sally Firrantello – YIS Paraprofessional
Maxzine Rossler – YIS Special Ed Teacher
Megan Rossler – YIS Supporter
Melissa Riddle – YIS Supporter
Tom Paulson – YIS Supporter
Yorkville Middle School
Kerry Stillmunkes – YMS Parent
Bethany Parker Ross – YMS Parent
Derek Miller – YHS Computer Science Teacher