Indian Prairie Educational FoundationEnriching Education for District 204 Students

Team IPEF

A record setting 515 runners will be participating as charity partners for Team IPEF on Sunday, October 21, 2018, in the Naperville Half Marathon & 5K.  Each runner has selected a school they will represent and has signed on to raise a minimum of $204 to help support educational enrichment opportunities for all 33 District 204 schools and the STEPS program.

Since 2014, Team IPEF has welcomed 844 staff, parents, alumni and community members who have participated as charity partners.  In the past four years, runners have raised more than $480,000 to support programs including Teacher Grants, Young Hearts for Life and the Annual Fine Arts Festival.

HISTORY
2014 – 31 runners raised $32,000

2015 – 108 runners raised $98,000
2016 – 255 runners raised $171,000
2017 – 335 runners raised $178,000
2018 – 515 runners are registered to participate!

$1000 CLUB
Congratulations to our alumni runners who raised more than $1000 in a single season with Team IPEF.

Karen Altekruse – Hill Middle School (2017)
Jason Altenbern – Gombert Elementary (2015)
Beth Beedles – Patterson Elementary (2015, 2016)
Renay Biehl – Fry Elementary (2015)
Kristine Black – Prairie Children Preschool (2014, 2015)
Mary Blessing – Brookdale Elementary (2015)
Venu Cherukuri – Peterson Elementary (2015)
Michael Chung – Waubonsie Valley High School (2016)
Sharon Cody – Graham Elementary (2015)
Martha Conway – Patterson Elementary (2015)
Kim Dolan – Spring Brook Elementary (2015, 2016)
Megan Dougherty – Waubonsie Valley High School (2015)
Carey Beth Harry – Still Middle School (2015)
Amy Hoffmann – Gregory Middle School (2016)
Kim Horn – Gregory Middle School (2016)
Nancy Fister – Steck Elementary (2014)
Stacey Johnson – Builta Elementary & Gregory Middle School (2015, 2016)
Josh Kaminsky – Metea Valley High School (2017)

Krista Kelch – Gombert Elementary (2015)
Jackie Kohorn – Spring Brook Elementary (2014, 2017)
Mohan Kumar – Metea Valley High School (2017)
Steven Lome – Peterson Elementary ( 2016, 2017)
Laura MacLeod – Young Elementary (2017)
Vivian Makropoulos – Gregory Middle School (2014)
Dawn Malartsik – Young Elementary (2015)
Jon Malartsik – Young Elementary (2015)

Bob McBride – Neuqua Valley High School (2015, 2016)
Shelly Menendez – Kendall Elementary (2017)
Lily Mertes – Georgetown Elementary (2014)
Todd Mertz – Neuqua Valley High School (2015)
Heidi Miller – Patterson Elementary (2017)
Ryan Morris – Patterson Elementary (2015)

Janet Petruzzi – Builta Elementary (2015)
Cathy Piehl – Indian Plains (2016)
Elizabeth Pohlman – Steck Elementary (2017)
Karen Popovich – Metea Valley High School (2017)
Mike Raczak – Watts Elementary (2015)
Susan Rasmus – Metea Valley High School (2016)
Mike Rossi – Neuqua Valley High School (2014)
Amy Scott – Still Middle School (2015)
Patty Smith – STEPS (2014)
Jason Stipp – Waubonsie Valley High School (2014)
Terry Sullivan – Georgetown Elementary, Waubonsie Valley High School (2014, 2015, 2017)
Mark Thompson – Metea Valley High School (2015)
Rich Vine – Longwood Elementary (2016, 2017)

 

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