SOURCE: The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)

September 04, 2013 10:26 ET

Secure Your 2014 IRONMAN ® Chattanooga Race Entry Today

Fundraise Your Way to the 2015 IRONMAN World Championships in KONA Through CCFA

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - September 04, 2013) - The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is the Official Charity of IRONMAN Chattanooga and holds a limited number of 2014 bibs available NOW with some great perks that athletes cannot get anywhere else. 

HELP FUND CURES: As the official charity partner of the inaugural event, CCFA will send a team of up to 100 athletes through Team Challenge, their endurance training and fundraising program. Program participants raise vital funds for research, education and support for the 1.4 million Americans suffering from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis -- two debilitating digestive diseases that affect 1 in 200 Americans.

HASSLE FREE EXPERIENCE: Join CCFA and Team Challenge for IRONMAN Chattanooga and receive a discounted registration fee of $250. Secure your lodging via our limited hotel/condo room block so you and your family will be close to the action on race day. Rack your bike next to the pros for easier and faster transitions.

SECURE YOUR SPOT: Here's what you get by joining our Team:

  • Guaranteed race entry at reduced fee ($250) to the newest IRONMAN event in North America -- IRONMAN Chattanooga 
  • Top fundraiser receives a free entry to the 2015 IRONMAN World Championships in KONA
  • Access to a training plan, professional coaching tips and advice
  • Book a room in Chattanooga using a special CCFA room block (Limited Number) 
  • VIP transition area at the race -- right next to the pros 
  • Professional fundraising support, including your own personal fundraising website
  • Bypass lines with our registration weekend "Fast Pass"
  • Team Challenge triathlon race kit and IRONMAN branded apparel
  • Team reception

Athlete commitment: Pay $250 registration fee (discounted from $650) and raise a minimum of $5,000 using our turn-key fundraising platform and full time support team.

These slots will go fast! To join CCFA and secure your entry to 2014 IRONMAN Chattanooga: REGISTER TODAY! 

About the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is the largest voluntary non-profit health organization dedicated to finding cures for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD). CCFA's mission is to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults who suffer from these diseases. The Foundation works to fulfill its mission by funding research, providing educational resources for patients and their families, medical professionals, and the public, and furnishing supportive services for those afflicted with IBD. For more information, visit www.ccfa.org, call 888-694-8872, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter

About Team Challenge

Team Challenge is the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's endurance training and fundraising program. Through Team Challenge, you can run or walk 13.1 miles or train for a triathlon while helping to find cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, two chronic and often debilitating digestive diseases that impact 1.4 million Americans. We have 10 events scheduled: 6 domestic half marathons, two international half marathons and two triathlon events. From the vineyards of wine country to the beautiful urban backdrop of Chicago, what will your Challenge be? For more information on Team Challenge, please visit www.ccteamchallenge.org to register today!

About IRONMAN

The iconic IRONMAN®Series of events is the largest participation sports platform in the world. Since the inception of the IRONMAN®brand in 1978, athletes have proven that ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE® by crossing finish lines at the world's most challenging endurance races. Recognized for excellence through distinguished events, world-class athletes and quality products, World Triathlon Corporation (d/b/a IRONMAN), owner and operator of the IRONMAN® Series, has grown from owner of a single race to a global sensation with more than 190 events across five unique brands: IRONMAN®, IRONMAN 70.3®, 5150™ Triathlon Series, Iron Girl® and IronKids®. For more information, visit www.ironman.com.

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Contact Information

  • Robbie Bellon:
    Email: rbellon@ccfa.org 
    Office: (646) 943-7430 
    Mobile: (347) 918-6709