Charity Overview

The Carlsbad Triathlon is proud to support Challenged Athletes Foundation's® (CAF) Operation Rebound® .

Challenged Athletes Foundation's® (CAF) Operation Rebound® program is the premier sports and fitness program for American military personnel, veterans and first responders with permanent physical disabilities. It provides unparalleled opportunities to pursue active, athletic lifestyles by offering access to funding for equipment and training and competition expenses, Military Medical Center Physical Training (MMCPT) and sports clinics.

Race for a Reason

Raise $600 and Compete for FREE


Becoming a Fundraiser or creating a fundraising team is easy. Just go to our CROWDRISE San Diego Triathlon Series page and click BECOME A FUNDRAISER. You can add your profile picture and tell your donors why you or your team are fundraising. Raise just $600 and get a free entry to ANY KOZ Event or San Diego GranFondo (raise $1000 for the 70.3 mile CVC San Diego Half). The more you raise the more free entries you can earn. Teams can work together to fundraise.

Operation Rebound supports those who have served honorably through:

Operation Rebound funds equipment, training and travel expenses that can help our injured troops and first responders to harness the healing power of sport – whether the goal is to win Paralympic gold or just run around the block.

Military Medical Center Physical Training (MMCPT):
Operation Rebound provides structured physical training program for active-duty service members recovering from permanent physical injuries at military medical centers. CAF works with resident prosthetists, recreational therapists, and medical hold unit commanders to provide opportunities for physical training that is in compliance with discrete rehabilitation programs and applicable military regulations.

Sports Clinics:
Are held throughout the year at military medical centers and other locations in the community. Expert coaches and CAF elite athletes provide instruction and mentorship to introduce beginner athletes to a range of sports including bicycling, handcycling, running, swimming, basketball and other sports.