IRONMAN Santa Rosa 70.3

July 27, 2019

Help cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis!

Secure your place in IRONMAN Santa Rosa 70.3. Help cure digestive diseases.

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation and Team Challenge, it's training and fundraising program, is proud to partner with IRONMAN Santa Rosa 70.3 and holds a limited number of bibs with some great perks that athletes cannot get anywhere else.

Challenge yourself to take on your next IRONMAN® with Team Challenge - the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation.  Teammates challenge themselves, change lives and fundraise for cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis – two painful, debilitating and seldom-discussed digestive diseases.

Team Challenge athletes have raised over $87 million in critical funds and the foundation alone has invested over $330 million in research since it’s inception ($28.4 million in 2017). 

Your fundraising will help fund 200 currently active research projects such as:

  • the Pediatric RISK Study, the DINE-CD study, the Environmental Triggers Initiative, the Microbiome Initiative, the Genetics Initiative and IBD Plexus. Learn more about them and others here.

Team Challenge IronTeam participants receive the following VIP benefits:

  • Guaranteed race entry to IRONMAN Santa Rosa 70.3  
  • 24-week entry and advanced level training plans from our Team Challenge IronTeam coaches on
  • Monthly coach webinars to help you with nutrition, hydration, gear, race planning, scheduling & more
  • Team camaraderie and friendship at local trainings (if available) as well special events on race weekend
  • A Team Challenge Tri Kit by Base Performance
  • A Team Challenge teammate tech shirt
  • Monthly Zwift group training rides
  • Personal fundraising web page, monthly webinars to help you reach your goal and support from your fundraising coach
  • Monthly fundraising webinars and contests where you can learn the best ways to fundraise while also winning prizes from our partners!
  • VIP transition area at the race – right next to the pros!
  • Team Challenge hospitality tent on race day for yourself, friends and family
  • Discounts on IRONMAN VIP packages race weekend
  • Race weekend support from Team Challenge manager and coach
  • Professional photos taken race weekend and race day!
  • VIP course walk through on race weekend as well as shakeout practices with the team
  • Hotel and travel is not included.

A sense of pride and accomplishment for helping find cures for Crohn’s and Colitis and making each mile more meaningful!

Questions? Contact Kat at or  (646) 632-5734