2018 Michigan 3-Day: Off to a Great Start!

My first of seven Komen 3-Day walks is done! The Michigan 3-Day was everything I could have hoped for and more. I met amazing, compassionate people. I endured ridiculous heat, and was grateful for the supporters who offered ice water, pickles, otter pops, and encouragement to walkers. I also had a lot of fun. More Than […]

2018 3-Day Love Shirts

I’m so pleased with how my 3-Day love shirts have turned out! I wanted to create a visual identity for my seven city experience to keep me motivated and help with fundraising. Imagining a heart-shaped word cloud (I <3 hearts), I started with words that come to mind when I think of the 3-Day. I […]

A bold challenge in 2018!

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 […]

One 3-Day Leads to Another…

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 […]

Pink Ink: Boxing Gloves & A Ribbon

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 […]

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