Tamara Takes on Chicago!
Only 200 days remaining to help Tamara Takes on Chicago! reach her fundraising goal
$1,192.00 raised
$3,000.00 goal
A MESSAGE FROM Tamara Takes on Chicago!
I'm a native of Richmond,VA and I'm constantly surprised with each race I complete – after vowing to “never run unless being chased” for years. My first race was a small 5K that I trained for using the Couch to 5K app in 2012. While thinking that would be the farthest I'd ever run, I continued my journey with more 5Ks, a 10K, and my first half marathon in 2014. I completed my sixth half marathon, and my personal best, in 2023 at the Richmond Half Marathon. The Chicago Marathon will be my first time completing 26.2 miles.

I run with Black Girls Run Richmond as well as Prolyfyck Run Creww. I love the community and support that comes when running with a group. When I'm not running, I enjoy supporting women in reaching their financial goals as the Founder and Visionary of Good Soil Education. I'm an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Junior League, and a board member of the Virginia African American Advisory Board.

On behalf of the Black Girls RUN! Foundation and our Board of Directors, we would like to thank you for your contribution to our organization. Since our founding in 2018, the Black Girls RUN! Foundation has been helping women get healthier and more active through the sport of running. We have provided training programs, nutritious snacks, clothing and shoe stipends and other resources to help equip and empower women to start on the right path to be a better version of themselves and adopt a healthy and active lifestyle. Because of your generous donation, we are able to continue programs like this and provide our local communities with the resources they need. 
  • Sarah Yancey made a $50.00 donation

    Do the dang thing Tamara! ❤️ Sarah & Joseph Yancey

    $50.00
  • Leona Brown made a $100.00 donation

    Black Girls Rock! And YOU represent us so well! Love you sis❣️

    $100.00
  • Sheronda Wilford made a $25.00 donation

    Tamara thank you for all you do in the community and supporting BGR! Have an amazing race!

    $25.00
  • Anonymous made a $25.00 donation

    Go Tam!!! 🥳🥳🥳

    $25.00
  • Toria Edmonds-Howell made a $26.00 donation

    Go Tamara Go!! 🤎

    $26.00
  • Chazley Williams made a $15.00 donation

    I am proud of you !!!

    $15.00
  • Davina Bare made a $25.00 donation

    keep running and inspire others

    $25.00
  • Cicely SheltonBarnes made a $25.00 donation
    $25.00
  • Sarah Addo made a $10.00 donation

    you got this Big sis !!’

    $10.00
  • Sabrina Montague made a $10.00 donation

    You are doing great things. God bless you Cuz!!!

    $10.00
  • Raymonda Ehoades made a $50.00 donation

    Good Luck Sis! You got this! I am very proud of you!

    $50.00
  • Christie Parrish made a $50.00 donation

    Congratulations! I look forward to hearing about your experience.

    $50.00
  • The Millennial Black Professor, LLC made a $50.00 donation

    So proud of you!

    $50.00
  • Lauren Robins made a $50.00 donation

    Your light shines so bright. Keep embodying greatness. ✨

    $50.00
  • LaShawn Barber made a $125.00 donation

    Love you BIG, Tam!

    $125.00
  • Michael Donaldson made a $25.00 donation

    You got this!

    $25.00
  • Anonymous made a $25.00 donation

    Go Dr. D!!!

    $25.00
  • Nicole Jones made a $100.00 donation

    I’m super proud of and excited for you to run your first! I know you will do well! 💜

    $100.00
  • Dr. Latrese Younger made a $25.00 donation

    With love.

    $25.00
  • Khalilah Jones made a $25.00 donation

    Good luck!!

    $25.00
  • Ericka Green made a $50.00 donation

    You Got This!!!!

    $50.00
  • Athena Gould made a $100.00 donation

    Proud of you, always!

    $100.00
  • Melissa Mondesir made a $50.00 donation

    2024, the year you WILL complete your first marathon. I’m so proud of you sis! I can’t wait to train together, bc together we go far!!!

    $50.00
  • Shelomith Gonzalez made a $30.00 donation

    LETS GO!!! 💪🏽

    $30.00
  • Anonymous made a $26.00 donation
    $26.00
  • Holly Faulconer made a $100.00 donation

    Can't wait to watch you represent and crush this!!

    $100.00
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