Join a Winning Team
Achieve what you never thought was possible! Team Challenge, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America’s (CCFA) endurance training and fundraising program, is the perfect way to improve your fitness while making a difference. Through Team Challenge, you can run or walk a half marathon (13.1 miles), train for a cycling event, or experience a sprint triathlon while simultaneously helping to find a cure for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis—two chronic and often debilitating digestive diseases that impact over 1.4 million Americans.
In addition to helping us raise funds to further support our mission, Team Challenge also provides you with personal benefits like:
Personalized fitness training by an experienced coach for a period of 3 to 4 months.
Supportive teammates to train with each week and turn into lifelong friends
Training clinics and helpful tips on topics including nutrition, hydration, injury prevention, and proper shoe fitting.
Expenses-paid weekend away to a great destination race.
Team Manager—a dedicated staff person from CCFA who coordinates team events, guides you through fundraising, and is your #1 personal cheerleader.
Mentor—a past participant of Team Challenge who can show you the ropes and be your personal fundraising coach.
Team uniform including a training shirt and race-day singlet.
Choose Your Challenge in 2013!
Get fit, make friends, and change the lives of others—as part of Team Challenge, you can do all of this and more!
Team Challenge is the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s endurance training and fundraising program. With Team Challenge, you’ll find new strength inside yourself, and help find cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, two painful, seldom-discussed and debilitating digestive diseases.
In 2013, Choose Your Challenge! With our Half Marathon and Triathlon Training Programs, you'll train for a rewarding and exciting endurance event at one of our great destination races while raising vital funds for research into these diseases. These dollars will help make new treatments possible and fuel the search for cures. There’s a great destination race waiting just for you, from the vineyards of wine country to the beaches of Hawaii! What will your Challenge be?