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Chicago Metro

Our Staff Literally Goes the Extra Mile

Every day, these smart, passionate people work hard to help Let Me Run reach and inspire as many boys as possible.

Mary Connolly

Chicago Metro Regional Director

Why Let Me Run?

I only have one child, a daughter. So empowering women and girls was always an important issue for me. After my husband, her father, died by suicide in 2014, I realized that if we don’t do something to also help boys, our girls are not getting the fathers, partners, and friends they deserve. I am also a runner and I know all the positive effects running has had on my own mental health.