LA Cancer Challenge Teams are at the heart of LACC. Families celebrating survivors and honoring the memory of a loved one is what makes this event so special. Help raise awareness and fund research by creating an LACC team for family and friends, employees and colleagues or a team for your school!

  • A team is made up of 5 or more members
  • Great for families and friends, schools, businesses, organizations and community groups
  • Teams can be formed to celebrate a survivor, honor a loved one, encourage health and fitness and more
  • Every team has a team page where you can share your story and fundraise as a group.
Corporate Teams
Corporate Teams

Boost team spirit amongst employees, encourage workplace giving and inspire your community by starting a company team! Corporate Teams are a great way for your business to get their name out there, reach our audience of supporters and show off your philanthropic side. You’ll get a Team Page where you can add your logo, company description and fundraising goal. We’ll provide the tools to make it easy for everyone to become champions for a cure!

To help get your team started and ensure it’s a success, we can provide:

  • A Team discount code for groups of 10 or more
  • Team Flyers to place in your office, break room, or lobby
  • A Team Tent for top fundraising teams
  • Bonus: Sponsorship opportunities for brand exposure and cause marketing

Plus, all corporate team members are eligible for all the great fundraising prizes and winners awards that LACC has to offer.

For more information and to start a Corporate team, email Joselyn Cruz.

Student Teams
Student Teams

Student teams encourage fitness, fun and add spirit to the LACC experience for our younger crowd! Students or schools can honor someone special, train for a race, or simply enjoy LACC activities together.

  • Team Flyers to share at school
  • A Team Tent for top fundraising teams
  • Walk/Run the 5K and volunteer to earn hours

For more information and to start a Student team, email Joselyn Cruz.

Team Contests & Incentives
Team Contests
Team Tent in Expo:

The Top 10 fundraising teams* will receive a complimentary Team Tent in the Fit Family Expo with a custom vinyl banner with your team name on it! The Top Fundraising Team & The Largest Team will receive a VIP-sized tent with custom banner, premium location and 1 parking space. Team Tents are a special space reserved inside the Fit Family Expo to thank you for all your hard work.

*Winning teams are based on online fundraising statistics through Sunday, October 13, 2024. Team tents are non-transferable. View Past Winners ➤

Team Name on Start Banner:

Any team that fundraises $2500 or more by Sunday, October 13, 2024 will have their team name added to our Start Line Banner.

Fastest Team Contest:

We award plaques to the fastest 3 teams in the 5K. Team scores are based on the fastest combined times of the top 5 finishers per team. Good luck!

Plus, all team members are eligible to earn individual fundraising incentives and winners awards!

Team Spirit

Did you know that there are many fun and exciting ways to show off your team's spirit at this year's LA Cancer Challenge? Below are a couple fun ideas you can utilize to spruce up the look of your team or family.

Wear Costumes
Wear Costumes

Unite your team with a fun Halloween Costume. Show off your most thrilling, fantastical, or dazzling costumes and enter the LACC Costume Contest

Team Shirts
Team T-shirts

We’ve partnered with Bonfire to bring super soft, custom designed team t-shirts to all! Start with one of our templates or get creative and design your own. Share with your community and proceeds from every shirt sold will go towards your fundraising.

Team Banner
Team Signage

Grab some poster board or fabric and get creative or have a banner printed. Include a photo, your team name and a special message to honor your loved one.

Honoring a Loved One
Tribute Bib
Wear a Tribute Bib

Visit the Hirshberg Foundation Booth on race morning to fill out a complimentary purple tribute bib to be worn in memory or support of loved ones.

Wear Costumes
Team Tribute Video

Participate in the Team Tribute Video, a long-standing LACC tradition honoring all of the survivors and loved ones who have battled pancreatic cancer. We’ll share our favorite photos set to inspirational music.

Memory Banner
Memory Banner

Create a square for Memory Banner. Squares will be sewn together into a banner that is displayed in the Expo. New squares are added each year.

Specifications for our Team Tribute Video

The Team Tribute Video is a LACC tradition honoring the family members and friends who have faced pancreatic cancer. Teams are invited to share photos of loved ones touched by pancreatic cancer as well as team photos.

If you want to shine a light on your loved one and team members, follow the instructions below.

  1. Email 3-5 photos sent by email to
  2. Format: JPEG, no screenshots, make sure the image isn't blurry.
  3. Photos can include: photos of your team at a past LA Cancer Challenge, photos of your loved one impacted by pancreatic cancer, and/or group family photos that include your loved one.
  4. Deadline to email photos: Sunday, October 13, 2024 - hard deadline for submission.
Specifications for our Quilted Memory Banner
  1. Decorate any 13 inch x 13 inch piece of fabric (cotton, cotton blend or woven cotton only please).
  2. Leave a 1 inch border around all sides that is free of all decoration (decorated area is 12 inch x 12 inch).
  3. You can iron-on a photo, draw a picture, decorate with stencils, buttons, fabric paints, etc.
  4. Mail square to us: 2990 S. Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 300C, Los Angeles, CA 90064 by October 2nd.

*Aren't crafty? Give us your Team T-Shirt and we will add it to our quilt!