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About Team Challenge

About Team Challenge

Join the community!

Team Challenge is the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s endurance program, created to raise funds to accelerate cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease or IBD) and support critical patient programs.

With exclusive entries to premier races and events across the world like the TCS NYC Marathon and the prestigious BMW Berlin Marathon, anyone can participate in Team Challenge. You can walk, run, swim, cycle or move anyway you like in support of the IBD community — while raising critical funds for research, better treatments, and one day, IBD cures.

When you become part of Team Challenge, you’re supported by coaches and teammates who understand the impact of IBD. We’re a community: a family bonded together for a purpose much larger than ourselves — to help find cures for millions of Americans living with IBD.

How It Works

Whether you train & travel to a destination event with a group of teammates and coaches or participate in another event closer to home as part of our Race In Orange series, there are plenty of ways to get active and raise funds in support of the IBD community!

Start your journey as a member of Team Challenge!

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Select your event and complete the registration form. Your registration is the first step in your Team Challenge journey. Welcome to the team!

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Make Your Commitment

Our team will be with you each step of the way, providing tips and resources to help you reach your fundraising commitment. You've got this!

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Fundraise & Train

Our Team Challenge coaches will help you train and crush your goals on event day. Share your fundraising page to ask friends and family to donate as you train.

Join us!

Go the distance by training for and completing an endurance event while raising critical awareness and funds to support the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. 

Join Team Challenge for one of these destination events: 

2024 Tour de Tonka on 8/3/24

BMW Berlin Marathon on 9/29/24

Or join our Race in Orange or Race in Orange IronTeam to run your own race individually or with a team of friends and fundraise for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.

Share your story

Your story has the power to touch the lives of patients and their families living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Your story may inspire a patient to take that next step in their life or empower a patient to make that next difficult decision.



Crohn's and Colitis Foundation App

Fundraise More: Download the App

Raise more money and awareness right from the palm of your hand. Email your contacts for support directly from your phone, check fundraising progress, connect to social media, view event details, and more! Reaching your fundraising goal is easy and convenient when you have the app.