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The Ability Experience Challenges are your way to help impact the lives of people with disabilities across the country while challenging yourself mentally and physically. These events are open to anyone that wants to challenge themselves in order to promote the abilities of all people.

Through the Ability Experience Challenges events, we are providing opportunities for people of all abilities to come together to complete a common goal. Join us for a 5k, 10k, half marathon or a full marathon. Whether you decided to walk, run or roll, you can help provide an opportunity for athletes with disabilities to share in the same or similar experience.

Check out our Ability Experience Challenges Signature Events listed below or choose your own event to help showcase the abilities of all people.

For more information, please contact Andrew Matznick, director of program development, at or (980) 318-5387.

Signature Events

Signature Events offer you additional pre-event support and a VIP experience on race day. Benefits will vary be event, but may include a pre-race team dinner, access to finish line tent, bag check away from the crowds, food and drinks, and an opportunity to be a part of a team of pushers to help an athlete with a disability complete the event as well! The Cycling Event Ride Along will provide you with a fully supported ride and opportunity to participate in all of the team's activities for the day, including a Friendship Visit if one is scheduled.

Event Location Event Date
 Registration Deadline
Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon
Los Angeles, CA March 18-19, 2017
January 23, 2017
Publix Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon
Atlanta, GA March 19, 2017
February 1, 2017
Humana Rock N Roll Chicago
Chicago, IL July 15-16, 2017
May 1, 2017
Synchrony Financial Rock N Roll Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY October 7, 2017
August 1, 2017 
Marine Corps Marathon
Washington, DC October 22, 2017
August 1, 2017 
Geico Rock N Roll Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV November 11-12, 2017
 Register  August 15, 2017

40th Anniverasy Pi Alpha Ride Along
Washington, DC
August 9-12, 2017
Coming Soon!
June 1, 2017


My Challenge Events

My Challenge events allow you to choose your own event to impact the organization. If you cannot join a Signature Event team, then check out one of the other My Challenge events and we will be happy to put you in touch with other team members or sign up for your own event. All My Challenge event participants will receive staff support leading up to your event.

Event Location Event Date  
Hike It Up Blue Robertson, VA April 1, 2017 (tentative) Coming Soon!