Events

CHOP Patient Education Day

February 26, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Philadelphia , Pennsylvania

Life isn’t always easy — especially for the thousands of youngsters who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). But kids can still be kids, even with IBD. A panel of health specialists will explore the aspects of living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. A unique group of experts, kids who suffer from IBD, will talk openly about how they cope with their disease.

The 10th Penn Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symposium

March 3, 2017
7:30 a.m. | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This event will highlight the advances in diagnosis and treatment of IBD. The program will include lectures by nationally and internationally recognized experts, followed by interactive panel discussions. A wide array of topics will be discussed including the pathophysiology of IBD, pharmacologic therapies and surgical interventions. Participants will receive a comprehensive overview of the latest available research and clinical information on evaluation and management of patients with IBD. This activity has been designed for gastroenterologists, gastrointestinal surgeons, GI fellows and residents, physician assistants, clinical nurse specialists, radiologists, pathologists, nutritionists and other health care professionals. This program is endorsed by The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter.

Wilmington Pediaric Family Education Day & Take Steps Kickoff

April 1, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Wilmington , Delaware

Whether your child is newly diagnosed, has lived with Crohn's or colitis for years, or you have a loved one who lives with IBD, it is important to understand the impact of these diseases. Come join us as a panel of health experts explore the various aspects of living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis

Team Challenge Kick Off Party & Fun Run

April 2, 2017
11:00 a.m. | King Of Prussia , Pennsylvania

Information meeting at 10 AM with kick off celebration and fun run to follow at 11 AM. Celebrate the kick off of the Saratoga Springs and Napa Valley Half Marathon, 5K season with Team Philly at Valley Forge National Park! Light food and drink will be provided after a short fun run. Come meet the team!

Philadelphia Annual Patient Education Day

April 23, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. | Philadelphia , Pennsylvania

Whether you are newly diagnosed, have lived with Crohn's or colitis for years, or have a loved one who lives with IBD, it is important to understand the impact of these diseases. Come join us as a panel of health experts explore the various aspects of living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

Gut Busters, Comedy Event

April 26, 2017
6:00 PM | Philadelphia, PA , Pennsylvania

The Young Professionals' Committee's 1st Annual Comedy Night, Gut Busters, is an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and laughs to raise funds for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation.

Delaware Take Steps Walk

May 6, 2017
Wilmington, Delaware

Our community consists of patients, loved ones, friends and supporters that empower and inspire each other to fight these diseases. Each year we connect with our communities as we fundraise for cures and celebrate our hard work together in supporting our patients. To date, Take Steps has raised more than $60 million to fund mission-critical research and patient support programs. More than 80 cents of each dollar raised goes directly to funding this mission. Find a walk in your local community and join thousands of others Taking Steps for cures.

Philadelphia Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis

May 21, 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Our community consists of patients, loved ones, friends and supporters that empower and inspire each other to fight these diseases. Each year we connect with our communities as we fundraise for cures and celebrate our hard work together in supporting our patients. To date, Take Steps has raised more than $60 million to fund mission-critical research and patient support programs. More than 80 cents of each dollar raised goes directly to funding this mission. Find a walk in your local community and join thousands of others Taking Steps for cures.

Team Challenge Saratoga Springs Half Marathon, 5K

July 9, 2017
Saratoga Springs , New York

The newest addition to the Team Challenge roster! Race through the beautiful Adirondack region on this flat and fast course through Saratoga Spa State Park, and the iconic Avenue of the Pines.

Team Challenge Napa to Sonoma Half Marathon, 5K

July 16, 2017
Napa Valley, California

Join us for the 10th year at our flagship event, ands race through Wine Country! This popular race features a scenic vineyard course that starts at Cuvaison Carneros Winery in Napa and takes you 13.1 miles to finish in historic Sonoma Plaza in front of City Hall.

Camp Oasis

August 14, 2017
Kintnersville, Pennsylvania

Camp Oasis is a co-ed residential summer camp program for children with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Guts & Glory 5k Run/Walk

August 20, 2017
Ocean City, New Jersey

Take a break from the city and enjoy the sites and sounds of the Jersey Shore while raising money for Crohn's & Colitis Foundation! You will receive a Guts & Glory t-shirt on race day.

42nd Annual Renaissance Ball

October 21, 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Join us at the the premier fund raising event for the Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.

spin4 crohn's & colitis cures

November 4, 2017
2:00-4:00 p.m. | Philadelphia , Pennsylvania

spin4 crohn’s & colitis cures is an indoor cycling relay to raise funds for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. if you'd like to learn about events near you in 2017, you can request more info, or you can ride where you live.

Team Challenge Rock N Roll New Orleans Half Marathon, Marathon, 10K

March 3, 2018
New Orleans , Pennsylvania

A new addition to the Team Challenge roster, New Orleans is one of the country’s most culturally, architecturally and musically interesting cities. The Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & 1/2 Marathon unfolds along a course through the city in the days leading up to Mardi Gras, the annual pre-Lent party to end all parties!