7 cities. 21 days. 420 miles. That’s right, I’ve committed to raising breast cancer awareness and funding by walking in all seven of the 2018 Komen 3-Day events! The 3-Day and Me My involvement with the Komen organization began in 1997, but my first 3-Day event was in 2009 in Seattle. While the walk itself […]
Last weekend I volunteered at the Seattle 3-Day walk as a member the Route Safety crew (here’s a terrific event summary). Route Safety is responsible for, well, keeping the walkers safe on the route. The crew is made up of two dozen bicyclists and motorcyclists who head out with the first walker each morning, and […]
Samantha and I met at a rest area on the first day of the 2011 Seattle 3-Day walk. As we chatted over pretzels and purple gatorade, I noticed her tattoo: pink boxing gloves hanging from a pink ribbon. Sam’s got a great sense of humor, but she’s serious when it comes to raising money to […]
The 3-Day walk is great for spotting pink ink, and participants are always willing to sharing the story behind their tattoos. San Diego 2010 was wet, very wet, but there were some sunny periods where the rain gear came off and the shorts and tank tops provided a peek at some lovely pink ribbon tattoos. […]
I was on the lookout for pink ribbon tattoos while at the Seattle 3-Day and wasn’t disappointed – 14 that I hadn’t seen before, two that had been updated, and one of my favorites from last year.