Million Dollar Challenge
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2023 Million Dollar Challenge, October 13-20
Thank you for your excitement and interest in riding MDC 2023! While registration is full at this time, if you are interested in this year’s ride we encourage you to fill out the form below to be added to our rider waitlist.
Join the last planned Million Dollar Challenge route from San Francisco to La Jolla! Ride 620 miles down the awe-inspiring coast of California rounding out 17-years of magic moments and the collective impact of millions of dollars raised to support CAF. Our inclusive peloton of supporters and cyclists continue to pave the way to a greater understanding of how the power of sport can truly unite and inspire.
In the coming years, the Million Dollar Challenge will expand and evolve to include new challenges, rides, regions and adventures. Stay tuned!
The Million Dollar Challenge is an iconic CAF event, and this year promises to be the most impactful yet. Join the MDC family, add your name to the CAF history books, and experience true LIVING as a champion for adaptive athletes as we share one final ride and make history, together
MDC combines world-class service from a team of ride support professionals with luxury accommodations, fabulous meals, and first-class amenities:
Unparalleled camaraderie and connection with fellow CAF athletes and supporters
Fully supported rest stops on the route
Daily mechanic and SAG support
Be a part of the final epic ride down the California Coast
Daily luggage transportation
Comprehensive training program
MDC and CAF-branded apparel
Challenged Athlete Registration
For challenged athletes interested in registering as a full $15k fundraiser, please register using the “Register for MDC 2023” button above. Please note: If you register as a full $15k fundraiser, you are responsible for the fundraising minimum.
For challenged athletes interested in registering as a discounted rider, please email Anna directly and make note of the timeline below.
April 30: Application Deadline for a Discounted Spot
May 31: Discounted Challenged Athlete Spots Awarded
Rider Login Information
If you are already a 2023 MDC rider click the link below to login to your portal.
HOW TO DONATE OR SUPPORT A RIDER?
Your donation helps challenged athletes in the following ways.
Click the “Support a Rider” button below to find an athletes personal fundraising page.
1. Fund grants (sports equipment, gym memberships, training and competition expenses) that give athletes of all ages and abilities a chance to participate in sport and experience an active lifestyle.
2. Bring camps and clinics to athletes around the country to try a new sport or improve at one they already love.
3. Develop relationships that turn into mentorships to build a more inclusive community.
JOIN US OCTOBER 22, 2023 at SDTC FOR OUR 30th ANNIVERSARY
If you missed us for our last MDC ride down the cost don’t miss us at our largest event of the year, SDTC for CAF’s 30th Anniversary.
The San Diego Triathlon Challenge (SDTC) happening October 22, 2023 welcomes athletes of all abilities to Mission Bay to celebrate the power of sport. These athletes travel from around the globe to participate in a one-mile bay swim, a 35-mile bike ride, and a 10-mile run around Mission Bay.
This is a family-friendly event with a full line up of new adaptive sports and community building events that transforms lives, builds community, and changes the perception about what is possible.
Funds raised from this signature event directly support CAF’s mission to empower lives through sport.
RELIVE the 2022 Million Dollar Challenge
Over 130 riders of all abilities completed the journey from San Francisco to San Diego to raise money to support adaptive athletes’ access to sport!
Click photo below to view album.
CAF wrapped 2022 MDC with over $1.8 Million raised for adaptive athletes. Check out our blog recap to learn more about this amazing 7 day ride and the ways our athletes were able to experience life without limitations.
We hope you join us this year October 13-20, 2023!
As a sponsor of this milestone MDC year, your brand/company will solidify your role in celebrating athletes of all abilities through a 10-month fundraising program that culminates in MDC week – a 7-day bucket-list ride and epic, adventure of a lifetime. Committing to a high-level sponsorship will showcase your company through creative branding, high digital, social media, PR, news and broadcast inclusion while simultaneously aligning your brand with CAF in a unique and purposeful way.
For General Questions
For questions or for more information about MDC
contact Anna Griessler.
For 2023 Sponsorship
Interested in Sponsorship Opportunities?
Contact Ryan Fentin-Thompson