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Walking for Health & Breast Cancer!

Hi There!!

Are there any other PT members who are walking the Breast Cancer 3-Day walk in 2006?

This will be my 2nd walk! :-)

I'm looking for others to join my team, "Think Pink!" and if anyone would
like to support me in my training efforts, please feel free to post a message on my log.. :-)

I've also included a link on my log to my donor's page (each walker has to raise $2,200 this year for breast cancer--last year, my team of 11 raised nearly $30,000)

Check out my progress and/or walk with me this year while I train for the 3-Day / 60 mile walk for the Susan G. Komen Foundation... (3 days - 20 miles each day.)

Last year I trained about 250 miles before the walk. THis year, I've started earlier and hope to train about 600 miles before the walk!!

--IrisSVB


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Tue. Jan 31, 11:07am

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Detroit 3-Day Walkers Group is looking for active members!

If you're interested in training or "walking" with us as we train, please stop by and join our group!

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Tuesday, January 31, 2006, 2:32 PM

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Photoshop "Diet" for Donations to my Walk!

Hi Everyone!
If anyone is interested in having a "now" picture changed to a "goal" picture,
I would be willing to use Photoshop to do a "PHotoshop diet" and slim you down! :-)

My thought is that if you are interested, I will do it for a donation to my Breast Cancer Walk! :-)

Post a comment on my Public Log or on this thread and I'll find a way to get your photo, do a little photoshop magic to help you visualize your "slimmer you" for short term weight loss and inspiration... :-)

Let me know if you're interested--If so, post a comment on my Public Log and I'll find a way to get your photo! :-)

IrisSVB

Tuesday, January 31, 2006, 9:23 PM

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Great Cause!
Keep on walking!

Wednesday, February 01, 2006, 6:52 PM

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breast cancer walk

Quick question, does anyone else find the demands for the avon breast cancer walk a little high? $1800 a person seems very high to me. Shouldn't all donations and pledges be something to cheer about. And on top of the $1800, they want $55 for registration. I have decided not to do the walk just for these reasons. The American Cancer Society has a walk that is happy with any pledges and no registration, I feel better already about my choice. Any thoughts?

Thursday, February 02, 2006, 3:32 PM

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The 3-Day sign up is $90 and $2200 in donations... :-)

The Avon is actually less money to raise.

How many miles / days is the Avon Walk?
I found that it was pretty easy to get money from people when I started getting higher up in mileage during my training.

The $90 covers the cost of our meals and tents for the 3 days / 2 nights (plus t-shirts, support, etc.)

I didn't think I could raise the money, but it was a lot easier than I thought....

Thursday, February 02, 2006, 4:31 PM

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Oh, and my team of 11 people ended up raising almost $28,000 towards the foundation!

Thursday, February 02, 2006, 4:32 PM

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Depending on the cause, fundraising minimums can be significant. But it dies insure a level of dedication by the participants. And the organization does have to cover the costs of the event as well.

Team in Training minimums for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society range from $1,800-$4,900 depending on the event (but $4,900 would cover the cost of travel to a place like Hawaii for the event)

Thursday, February 02, 2006, 5:26 PM

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THere's a Teams in Training event at the Grand Canyon this year... Sounds like an interesting event, but I haven't been able to find out what the fundraising minimum is, or other info on the actual event...

Thursday, February 02, 2006, 5:44 PM

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http://www.hikefordiscovery.org/

This is the team in training grand canyon event details

Thursday, February 02, 2006, 7:27 PM

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I belive the minimum for that event is $2500. But that may depend on where you because of travel expenses

Thursday, February 02, 2006, 7:31 PM

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