Team Namaste

supported by GE

Are you interested in running the Chicago Half Marathon or 5K
with Team Namaste on September 7, 2014? 

To join Team Namaste:

1. Sign up at to set up your personalized fundraising page and fundraising goal ($250 minimum); click “Join Team Namaste” on the left side of the page.

 2. Register to run (or walk!) the Chicago Half Marathon or 5K at Enter code Namaste2014 on the registration page ($5 discount for half marathon and 5K registration).

 3. Customize your fundraising page using the DonorPages Guide.  Tell your friends, colleagues and family why you’ve chosen to support Namaste Charter School and our amazing students!

When you join Team Namaste, you will:

 1. Give Namaste’s 480 students continued access to the school’s award-winning programming.

2. Participate in free fun runs, designed to get you ready for the race while you get to know your fellow team members.

3. Receive  a Namaste technical running shirt, other great incentives and the opportunity to earn even more including gift certificates and a refund of your race fee!

4. Get helpful fundraising support, including your own personal fundraising website, to achieve (and exceed!) the $250 fundraising goal.

5. Be inspired by our remarkable students to cross the finish line.

Questions or for additional information, including Team Namaste sponsorship opportunities: 

Please contact Kathryn Nelson, Development Associate: or 773-715-9558 x289.

Namaste is proud to partner with Mossell Holistic to support our community’s health. 
Thank you for your support!

Mossell Holistic

Thank you to our Team Namaste 2013 members!

Our 34 Team Namaste members ran the Chicago Half Marathon or 5K on September 8, 2013 and collectively raised
more than $13,000 to support the Namaste Charter School community.

This support makes a tremendous difference to the programming we are able to provide our students each day – thank you to the runners and donors who believe in our healthy school!

Check out our past Team Namaste photos here and here!

Sponsorship and Partnership Opportunities

We are seeking corporate partners to join us in recognizing that a holistic approach to education—one that combines health and wellness with rigorous academics—allows children to perform better in the classroom. Your support of Team Namaste will allow Namaste Charter School to sustain and grow our healthy lifestyle programming and provide underserved children with a top-notch education.

Please contact us to discuss a Team Namaste sponsorship or partnership.