Events

Where There’s A Will There’s A Cure holds multiple events throughout the year.  The events are run by the Board of Directors and members of Will Power.  If you are interested in hosting or volunteering for an event, please Contact Us.
 


 

Upcoming Events:

Past Events:

Heartland Elementary School - 15th Annual Run From the Heart
Run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for Will-Cure 2018
Run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for Will-Cure 2017

Will-Cure was honored to support an amazing marathon team for the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon! Our team raised $8,162 for medical research for Myotubular Myopathy! Thank you to our amazing team Tim Vieth, Denise Vieth, Alex Tierney, Amanda Gonzales, Jaclyn Richmond, Jenisa Peiffer, Jo Rich and Jamie Selinger

 

Run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for Will-Cure 2016

Will-Cure was honored to support an amazing marathon team for the 2016 Bank of America Chicago Marathon! Our team raised $12,287 for medical research for Myotubular Myopathy! Thank you to our team Patricia Ocampo, Patrick Whiston, Serena Krause, Melissa Trzupek, Melissa Burt, and Brian Rudie!! We thank all of our runners and supporters.

 
Run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for Will-Cure 2015

Will-Cure was honored to support an amazing marathon team for the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon! Our team raised $14,280 for medical research for Myotubular Myopathy! Thank you to our team Paul Frase, Shiloe Gaconnet, Kaylea Weiler, Leight Rebone and Eric Anderson!! We thank all of our runners and supporters.

 
Fox Valley Marathon 2015

Will-Cure was honor to have an amazing group of women run the Fox Valley Marathon and Half Marathon for Will-Cure! Our team raised $2,286! We thank all of our runners and supporters. Thank you to our team of runners: Sheri Lubniewski, Jennifer Chintala, Megan Zbinden, Erin Cantu, Sydney Neukirch, Karen Willuweit Kristine Lodwig, Lisa Simon and Melanie Whiston.

 
Breaders' Cup Fundraiser

The Will-Cure Breeders' Cup Fundraiser hosted by Tim and Denise Vieth was a wonderful success! It was a fun family event with kids activities and race giveaways. The event raised nearly $3,000 for medical research! Will-Cure is extremely grateful for the continued support of the Vieth Family.

 
Run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for Will-Cure 2014

Will-Cure was honored to support an amazing marathon team for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon! Our team raised $5,400 for medical research for Myotubular Myopathy! We thank all of our runners and supporters. Thank you Patrick Whiston and Bryan Calip.

 
Fox Valley Marathon 2014

Will Power member Sheri Lubniewski ran the 2014 Fox Valley Marathon for Will-Cure! She ran the marathon and set a personal record time! Sheri raised over $1500 for medical research!!

 
The Inaugural Will-Cure Open

On Saturday, August 6, 2014 we hosted the Inaugural Will-Cure Open at the Mill Creek Golf Club. The day began with a golf scramble and continued into the evening with a fundraising dinner. We were honored to host chief researcher Dr. David Mack from UW Medicine.The event raised nearly $30,000 for continued research to find a cure for MTM.  Take a look at the wonderful individuals and corporations that came together to fight against Myotubular Myopathy.

 
2nd Annual Drive for the Cure

On August 31, 2014 we held our second annual golf out at The Rail Golf Course in Springfield, Illinois. The golf outing was again a tremendous success, thanks to our numerous event sponosors, golf hole sponosors and the many supporters who golfed and attended the dinner. The event raised nearly $30,000 for medical research. A special thank you to JoAnn Overholt and Rachel Overmeyer for all of their hard work in hosting this event.

 
Team Vieth's St. Paddy's Day Run for Will Cure

On March 15, 2014, Team Vieth ran in Lincoln Park's St. Paddy's Day 8K and 5K run/walk! They chose Will-Cure as their charity and while training for the race raised $2850 by telling their friends and family about our mission to cure MTM. Will Cure is extremely grateful for the continued support of the Vieth Family. Their generosity support has allowed us to help children around the world.

 
Drive for the Cure 

On Septmeber 1, 2013 we held our first golf outing in Springfield, Illinois. The golf outing was a tremendous success. We had numerous event sponsors and golf hole sponsors.  Following the golf we held a wonderful dinner that included a silent auction.  The event raised over $36,000 for medical research.  A special thank you to Brian Whiston, Debbie Whiston, Jim Overholt, JoAnn Overholt, Nick Cooke and Mavis Cooke for all of their work in hosting this event.

 

 

Will Cure Bash at the Ball Park

Our Will Cure Bash at the Ball Park took place on Sunday, July 7, 2013 at the Kane County Cougars Outfield Party Deck! We joined our family, friends and supporters for a family fun day of baseball as we watched the Kane County Cougars take on the Quad City Bandits.

 
The J Rich Company's Kentucky Derby Party

The J Rich Company, including our dear friends Jason and Julia Schulz, held their annual Kentucky Derby Party at North Side Bar & Grill in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.  A significant portion of the food and drink proceeds was donated directly to our organization.  Thank you to everyone that enjoyed a fun day while also making a difference.

Will Power in Will County

On Saturday, April 27, 2013 Will Power members Dan and Alison McNamara hosted our first fundraiser of 2013.

It was an amazing event that raised over $8,000! Huge thank you Dan and Alison McNamara, event sponsors, 

volunteers and all who attended. 

Chicago Area Kickoff Party Fundraiser
On Saturday, November 17, 2012 we held our first fundraiser.  We brought together a core group of interested people that are dedicated to finding a cure.  Dr. Martin Childers attended the event and informed the group of his exciting research.  The event raised nearly $15,000.00 and was a fun time for all who attended.

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