Run Across Illinois 2017

The Dryfhout family is hosting the 3rd Annual Run Across Illinois, a 158 mile relay to raise funds to end Alzheimers disease. Our mother, Jan Dryfhout, has been diagnosed with the early stages of Alzheimer's, a disease that also impacted her mother, brother and many other close relatives.

Run Across Illinois is a 158 mile relay run that starts at the Mississippi River and ends at the Indiana border.
The relay is completed by the combined mileage of the individuals on the team. Individuals run the amount of miles they feel comfortable with.

Over the last two years we've raised almost $40,000 for the Alzheimers Association. This year, we hope to raise $20,000 to help find a cure!

The relay will start on Saturday, September 23rd and will run continuously until the route is completed on Sunday, September 24th.

Please help us support the fight against Alzheimers disease! Thank you!

Want to run with us?  Sign up here!


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    • 41 mos
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    • $75 
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    • $200 
    • 41 mos
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    • $30 
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Jeff Dryfhout 
Orland Park, IL
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