Team Challenge Southwest Ohio

Team Challenge Southwest Ohio

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Want to get healthy, travel, train for a race, and help out a good cause in the process? Learn about the CCFA’s Team Challenge and its upcoming events!


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. Through the 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.

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Team Challenge organizes several destination events each year to fun spots such as California Wine Country, Portland, Maine, Dublin, Ireland and the Las Vegas Strip. When you join the Team, not only will you receive a comprehensive program to help you achieve your fitness goals, but you will become part of the Team Challenge family. As a Team, they challenge team members, change lives and fundraise for cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis – two painful, debilitating, and seldom-discussed digestive diseases. With Team Challenge, you become part of the solution!

Why join Team Challenge? Here’s what Team Challenge offers you:

  • Guaranteed race entry
  • 16 week training plan
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Professional fundraising support, including your own personal fundraising website
  • Full-time staff support
  • Team Challenge inspirational pasta party
  • Team Challenge race singlet and branded apparel
  • Race day transportation

Through Team Challenge, you can run or walk 13.1 miles or train for a triathlon or cycling event while helping to find a cure for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, two chronic and often debilitating digestive diseases that impact 1.4 million Americans. The CCFA sponsors basic and clinical research of the highest quality. They 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. In fact, they are closer than ever to finding cures. Click here to learn more about CCFA’s genetics initiative.

Take the challenge, and commit to help cure Crohn’s and colitis! Visit call (513) 772-3550, email or watch the exclusive webcast below to learn more!

Publisher & CEO - Amy Scalia, a Cincinnati native, is the editor in chief and publisher of Cincy Chic. Send her an e-mail at From growing up in the cornfields of Harrison and getting a Mass Communications B.A. degree in the bubble of Oxford, to living on the NKY side of the river in Newport and then Ft. Thomas, Amy Scalia has embraced Cincinnati with her presence. Her major life accomplishments include: being a mom of two girls and a boy, a 2010 "40 Under 40" recipient from the Cincinnati Business Courier, winning the "Best New Product/Service of the Year" Award from the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce and a national Web-writing award from ASHPE in 2007, a national feature writing award from ASBPE in 2006, and running three Flying Pig Marathons.