Kindred Life Ministries is excited about teaming up with you to raise awareness and financial support for teen mothers and children.
Join TEAM THRIVE!
Kindred Life Ministries has partnered with other local organizations to encourage this fun and healthy way to raise funds that support our ministry. It’s quick and easy to sign up. Let’s begin!
New TEAM Members
Step 1 – Sign up with Kindred Life Ministries to Be Part of TEAM THRIVE
Review the list of events on this page to see which race(s) you would like to participate in and click here to begin the sign-up process, or keep reading to learn more.
Once your Kindred Life Ministries sign-up process is complete your bio and picture will be added to the Kindred Life Ministries TEAM THRIVE Racer List where friends and family can go to support you and help you raise funds for your big day.
Step 2 – Register with our Event Partner for the Race(s) of Your Choice
Watch for your racer registration confirmation page with the list of available races and instructions on how to register with our partner organizations for race day.
Should you need to complete your registration at a later time, the list of races is also provided on this page for your convenience.
Step 3 – Tell Your Friends and Family
Share a link to your TEAM THRIVE racer page with friends and family and be sure to “Like” our new TEAM THRIVE Facebook Group Page for more fun ways to connect with the team socially, learn about upcoming races, and for other racing-related referrals.
Step 4 – Preparing for Race Day
After you have signed up with TEAM THRIVE, download the TEAM THRIVE Racer Information Packet which explains more how the program works, including program expectations and helpful information to make your race a huge success.
Whether you are a beginner or avid racer, it’s always a good idea to start walking, running and stretching to train for an event. Increase your activity each week to ensure race day is a great experience.
Step 5 – Race Day!
Race day is always exciting when you join TEAM THRIVE! Be sure to get a good night’s sleep, eat a good breakfast, and bring some water for the event. If it’s a sunny day, you may want to have sunglasses and sunscreen, as well.
When you join Team THRIVE, all racers receive:
- Receive a FREE, TEAM THRIVE tech race shirt, water bottle and magnet when you sign up
- Connect with and encourage other TEAM THRIVE racers (via training & on Facebook)
- Walk alongside a teen parent and child at one of our three team races
Be sure to check your email for your racer information packet! We can hardly wait to see you there!
TEAM THRIVE Race Preview
Hike for Life* – Lake Zurich (Saturday, May 11, 2019)
Antioch Run for Freedom 5K*– Antioch
Thursday, July 4th
Walk with our teen families.
Gurnee Days Trail Run 10K & 2-Mile Family Walk*
Saturday, August 10th
Walk with our teen families.
Twilight Shuffle 5K (Teen mom Alumni Race) – Libertyville
Sunday evening, September 1st
Walk with our teen families
Harmon Bike Ride (25, 50,100) – Wilmot
Sunday, September 8th
Richardson’s World’s Largest Corn Maze 5 K*– Spring Grove, IL
Sunday, October 13th
Bring the whole family
*Denotes an event where both teen parents and children can participate