Tag: breast cancer

I Would Walk 500 Miles and I Would Walk 500 More

I’m about to head to the airport (it’s 4:51 am EST as I write this) to fly from chilly Vermont (15 degrees fondly Fahrenheit right this second) to sunny San Diego (today’s high, 77 degrees). It’s time for the 2018 San Diego Susan G…

3-Day Camp Mail

Hey, all. An unusual feature of the Susan G Komen 3-Day breast cancer walks is that families, friends, co-workers, supporters, and so on are encouraged to send notes, cards, and the occasional canned ham to the walkers and crew at camp. I can tell…

San Diego

HELLO WORLD I will be taking part in the 2018 San Diego Susan G Komen 3-Day in a few weeks (November 16-18), walking sixty miles in three days to raise funds for the fight against breast cancer. This will be my eighteenth walk as…

Please Support Me in the 2018 Susan G Komen 3-Day

Newsflash: breast cancer kills around 40,000 people each year in the United States alone. Newsflash: over 250,000 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year in the USA. Newsflash: 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in…

$50,000

I am $142.30 away from having raised $50,000 lifetime for Susan G Komen (via the Susan G Komen 3-Day walks). Want to help me reach or pass the magic number? Http://www.the3day.org/goto/jayfurr

11 years and still walking

2018 marks my 11th year taking part in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day. In the past 11 years I’ve walked in 17 3-Day events, served as volunteer support crew 10 times, and raised a hair short of $50,000 thanks to the generosity of donors…

$47,750

Hi, all. I wanted to drop you a note to thank you for all the support you’ve given me — and the Susan G Komen Foundation — over the last 10 years. When I started taking part in the Breast Cancer 3-Day back in…

2017 Atlanta Susan G. Komen 3-Day

Hi, all. In October I’ll be taking part in the Komen 3-Day again (this time in Atlanta); this will be my 17th walk and my 25th event overall in the ten years I’ve been taking part. I’ve got the usual $2,300 to raise in…

Embrace Your Inner Scumbag

I’m selling “Worst Person In The World” t-shirts as a fundraiser for next year’s Seattle Susan G Komen 3-Day walk. (I’ve got to raise $2,300 to take part in the event, a sixty-mile, three-day walk to raise funds for the fight against breast cancer.)…

Walking 60 Miles In Seattle

In September I’ll be walking 60 miles in 3 days as part of the 2016 Susan G. Komen 3-Day walk… a walk to raise funds for the fight against breast cancer. This is my 9th year taking part in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day…

Corgis

Random anecdote: I recently walked the 2015 Seattle Susan G. Komen 3-Day​, a 60-mile walk to raise funds for the fight against breast cancer. While en route walking the streets of Seattle and Redmond and Bellevue and so on, I happened upon the usual…

Walking in Seattle

My birthday is Sunday, September 20, 2015. In theory, I could spend my special day doing pretty much anything: relaxing in front of the television, climbing a mountain, or doing whatever my 48-year-old heart desired. I will spend it walking the final twenty miles…

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