Are you interested in training for a destination half marathon, while fundraising for a great cause? If so, join the Team Challenge Tennessee! Team Challenge is a half marathon training program where participants raise funds for Crohn’s and colitis research and patient services in exchange for training, support, and lodging and airfare to the event of their choice.
Participants range from seasoned athletes to novices who want to get in shape, triumph over a challenge, and/or meet other motivated people. Teams train in honor of local patients who are battling Crohn’s and colitis, known as honored teammates. Each participant in Team Challenge is given a fundraising goal. Each participant has the entire 16 week season to fundraise and is asked to reach their prior to the race. In exchange for reaching your goal, you receive the benefits listed above.