Start a Team: Pick a challenge- rollerblade 100 miles this summer, run your first 10K, compete in an Ironman, surf 100 days in a row, whatever challenge you want to take on. Then create a team. Invite your friends to join you and get rolling!
Join a Team: We have all kinds of amazing teams already started- and open spots for some of the top athletic events in the nation. Check out our list and join them! They probably need your good looks and charm to boost their team fundraising, so you’re just in time. Just make your own page linked with their team, start training and start raising money!
Register as Individual: Solo mission sound a bit more up your alley? We are all about individual challenges- and thanks for choosing to challenge yourself on behalf of young adults fighting cancer. Make an individual page to tell the world what challenges YOU and why you’re going to succeed.
Team First Descents Core Events
Want to achieve the unthinkable and change the life of a young adult with cancer?
There’s only one answer to that question and only one next move. Join Team FIRST DESCENTS. As a Team FIRST DESCENTS athlete, you’ll get a taste of the FIRST DESCENTS secret sauce – the energy, passion, strength, happiness, and LIFE – that we experience at FD programs and keeps us #OutLivingIt every day of the year.
Questions? Please email TeamFD@firstdescents.org
WHAT: TD Five Boro Bike Tour
WHEN: May 4, 2014
The TD Five Boro Bike Tour presented by REI is the worlds biggest recreational bike ride. This unforgettable event offers 32,000 cyclists the opportunity to bike through all 5 boroughs. Streets are totally free of traffic. Join our TFD team today!+ MORE INFORMATION
WHAT: Bay to Breakers
WHERE: San Francisco, CA
WHEN: May 18, 2014
San Francisco’s Bay to Breakers is the oldest consecutively run annual footrace in the world, a staple to the City by the Bay since May 1912. With a starting point near the San Francisco Bay, a few blocks from The Embarcadero, the 12K race runs west through the city and finishes at the Great Highway where… Read more »+ MORE INFORMATION
WHAT: Ironman Coeur d’Alene
WHEN: June 29, 2014
A marquee event for this lakeside playground, IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene vies for “most breathtaking scenery” on the IRONMAN circuit. Taking place in the pristine area surrounding one of Idaho’s prettiest areas, this race has filled early for the past nine years. Coeur d’Alene is a classic resort and vacation destination offering a wide range of… Read more »+ MORE INFORMATION
WHAT: Copper Triangle
WHEN: August 2, 2014
The famous Copper Triangle has long been considered one of Colorado’s classic alpine road rides Graced with breathtaking scenery, gorgeous roads and three challenging climbs, the Copper Triangle exemplifies cycling in the Colorado Rockies. The Copper Triangle is a 78-Mile course with an elevation gain of almost 6,000 feet over three mountain passes. Truly an Epic… Read more »+ MORE INFORMATION
WHAT: Leadville 100 MTB Race
WHEN: August 9, 2014
This is it. The race of all races. One hundred miles across the high-altitude, extreme terrain of the Colorado Rockies. Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2013, this event was created for only the most determined athletes. Starting at 10,152 feet and climbing to 12,424 feet, you’ll be challenged to catch your breath — while the… Read more »+ MORE INFORMATION
WHAT: Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon and 1/2
WHERE: Denver, CO
WHEN: October 19, 2014
Join us for an exciting run through the Mile High City! You can choose to run a full marathon (26.2 miles) or a half (13.1), the mini-marathon, or put together a team for a relay! Support First Descents and young adult fighters and survivors, join the TFD team today!+ MORE INFORMATION
WHAT: 2014 TCS New York City Marathon
WHEN: November 2, 2014
The TCS New York City Marathon has grown from a Central Park race with 55 finishers to the world’s biggest and most popular marathon. Team First Descents is proud to be an Official Fundraising Group at the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon.+ MORE INFORMATION