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Get Fit. Make Friends. Change Lives.

Team Challenge is all about opportunity! Be a part of a team, take advantage of professional coaching, get fit, lose weight, set goals and surpass them, meet great people, offer support and get some in return and do it all while helping raise money for a great cause! Team Challenge has been one of the most fun and rewarding experiences of my life!" — Pat

Team Challenge is an endurance training and fundraising program unlike any other. It’s a unique opportunity to change your life and the lives of others. After our customized training program, you will have forged new friendships and accomplished things you never thought possible. No matter what your fitness level, you will train for a rewarding and exciting endurance event at one of our great destination races while raising vital funds to help find cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

CCFA sponsors basic and clinical research of the highest quality. We also offer a wide range of educational programs for patients and health care professionals, while providing support services to help people cope with these chronic intestinal diseases. CCFA has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for three consecutive years and also has the highest rating from the Better Business Bureau.

We are closer than ever to finding cures. Click here to learn more about CCFA’s genetics initiative, where we are beginning to crack the code.

Susan's story

Susan's Story: Transforming lives on the way to cures

Susan is both the mother of an IBD patient and a patient herself, but that hasn't stopped her from completing four Team Challenge events. Susan was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in 2004, after many years of illness. The diagnosis and planning for managing a chronic disease seemed daunting enough, but she was in for another shock when, less than a year later, her 12-year-old son Nicholas received the same diagnosis.

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