September 4, 2022

Join Team Challenge for a life changing experience. Help cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation a and Team Challenge are proud to partner with the Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon & 5K. Come experience beautiful Independence , Oregon with Team Challenge!

HELP FUND CURES: Team Challenge participants will raise vital funds for research, education and support for millions of Americans suffering from Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis - two debilitating digestive diseases.

HOW IT WORKS: Connect with teammates from across the country in our closed Facebook group and on training calls with our coaches. You'll get fundraising and training support, and you can try things out with no obligation until the half-way point of the season.  


  • Race entry to the Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon & 5K. Distances include
    • Half Marathon - 13.1 mile run or walk
    • Half Marathon relay - you and a friend take on 6.2 miles each!
    • 5k run or walk
  • Day-to-day training plan and coach support
  • Professional fundraising support, including your own personal fundraising website
  • Team Challenge race jersey and branded apparel
  • Team Brunch Celebration
  • The opportunity to earn travel credits for surpassing your fundraising minimum

HOW YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE: Participants agree to raise funds using our turn-key fundraising platform and full-time support team.

Registration is now open. Join Team Challenge today!

Questions? Contact Amanda Mendum, National Manager, Fundraising Campaigns & Volunteer Engagement, at or 646-734-0875.