The 31-Day Challenge is a virtual event that encourages you to get active during the 31 days of May, and fundraise to help sick kids at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Start a team, join a team or sign up alone.

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Set A Goal

Choose your mileage challenge.

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Raise Funds

Ask your friends, family and colleagues to support you.

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Get Going!

Let others know why you are participating — and why they should too!

By challenging yourself today, you will bring us closer to tomorrow’s breakthroughs for all children.

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Step 1: Register

You can choose from one of three registration options:

Start a Team*

Register and recruit your own team.

Join a Team

Register with an existing team.

Solo Participant

Register as a solo participant.

Registration Fees

Individual Registration – $15
Individual Registration with T-shirt – $30

* Team captains can choose what type of team to create: Family, College/University or Corporate.

Register Now!

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Step 2: Choose Your Mileage Goal

Once you’ve decided to participate, you need to determine how you’ll get active – walk, run, bike, hike, swim, row or another way — and select your mileage goal.

Choose your mileage goal:

  • 31 miles
  • 62 miles
  • Create your own challenge

Between May 1 and May 31, you’ll record how far you travel using the mile tracker on your fundraising page, and ask friends and family to support you along the way.

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Step 3: Raise Funds

Your fundraising efforts are critical to the breakthroughs that happen every day at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Funds you raise through the 31-Day Challenge go directly to research and care to benefit young patients at CHOP.

You can create your online fundraising page immediately after registering for the event. Personalize your page, share your story about why you are participating, and send emails to friends and family for support. An online fundraising page makes it easier for you to ask for donations — and easier for others to give. Learn more about ways to give.

NOTE: For incentive purposes, donations to your team page will be credited equally among team members.

Through the 31-Day Challenge, you can support our Daisy Days featured beneficiary, the Children’s Fund, or any specific area of the hospital you’d like. The Children’s Fund allows CHOP to seize new opportunities and meet unexpected needs as they arise. Learn more about how your participation helps kids at CHOP.

Remember, you can continue fundraising until June 9, 2019!

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Step 4: Get Going!

On May 1, grab your workout gear and get moving! You decide how, when and where you are going to be active. Just make sure you log your completed miles at least once a week on your fundraising page. Your supporters (and potential supporters) want to know how much you’ve accomplished!

We encourage you to share your progress from mobile apps such as MapMyFitness, Nike+, Runkeeper or Strava, and use the hashtag #31Days4CHOP.

Get Started Now!

Register now and start helping kids at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. While the 31-Day Challenge doesn’t officially start until May 1, you can “warm up” your muscles and your fundraising efforts now!