Join Team Kesem

If you’re an athlete, a fitness enthusiast, or just someone willing to take on a new challenge for a great cause, Team Kesem is right for you. Team Kesem brings individuals together to participate in fitness events, from 5Ks to full marathons, triathlons to Tough Mudders, and every type of fitness event in between.

To join team kesem and fundraise through a local event, please reach out to teamkesem@kesem.org
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Getting involved is easy!

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You can participate through events already identified by Kesem

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You can create your own event

Create Your Event

Get together with your friends, family, or colleagues to walk, run, cycle, hike, play, ski, surf or climb for Team Kesem. The possibilities are endless, and they all have a positive impact on children across the country. 

Past Team Kesem members have signed up for a local 5k, fundraised through their kickball league, organized a swimming competition, or created their own events like the ones outlined below. With a little creativity, any fitness activity could become a Team Kesem fundraiser!

See the section below on some of our Team Kesem MVP’s for more ideas!

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Available Opportunities

Kesem is an official charity partner in the following races:

Los Angeles Marathon
Sunday, March 20, 2022

Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Sunday, October 9, 2022

We're adding new opportunities all the time, so if you're interested in being a part of the Team, please email us.

create a fundraising page or support one of our participants here.

Team Kesem MVPs

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Highway to Heal

In June 2021, camper parent Eric Livingstone completed an impressive cross-country bike ride in support of Kesem. Learn more about Eric’s amazing journey here.

Team Kesem MVPs

Team Kesem Wellness Challenge

The Kesem community came together last March for a friendly competition to see who could log the most wellness activities. Download the Kilter App to be a part of Team Kesem year-round and join us for another wellness challenge in the spring. Earn points and raise funds for going about your usual workouts and fitness activities like neighborhood strolls or home gym workouts. Coming together as a community virtually and engaging in personal wellness raises critical funds to help more kids.

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Hoops for Howie

In March 2021, Kesem community member Sammi Silver organized a fundraiser where she collected donations for shooting 100 free throws in memory of her father who passed away from cancer.