17 Reasons Why It’s Great to be a Guy on the 3-Day

It’s true that the majority of Susan G. Komen 3-Day® participants are women, but the Komen 3-Day is no “girls only” club. In fact, some of the most dedicated 3-Day® participants are men, and being a dude in our pink world has its advantages.

  1. You never have an issue fitting 3 days worth of stuff into a 35-pound bag.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day gear bag

  2. It’s perfectly acceptable to talk about boobs without getting slapped.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day

  3. If you offer a free foot rub, you’ll have a line of women begging you for one.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day foot rub

  4. There is nothing you could possibly do that would make you seem “unmanly.” Even this.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day flying boas

  5. Where else can you spend two nights sleeping next to hundreds of women and not get in trouble with your wife?susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day sleeping tents

  6. You never have to wait in line for the shower.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day shower

  7. You are the only ones who know what that “special sink” in the porta-potties is for.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day porta potty

  8. You can try out great new pick-up lines like, “Come to this pit stop often?” and “Know any good groin stretches?”susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day pick up lines

  9. This.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day george and ladies

  10. Everyone wants to dance with you on Saturday night.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day dance

  11. Hours of conversation with women gives you priceless (and sometimes scary) insight into the female mind.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day conversations with women

  12. You’ve always wondered what it felt like to wear a bra, and the 3-Day is a safe place for you to explore.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day bra

  13. Dr. Sheri looks up to you. Literally.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day john shinar dr. sheri prentiss

  14. You can finally feel safe talking about your favorite Real Housewife without your buddies finding out.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day real housewife

  15. A photo of you on the 3-Day will look great on your online dating profile.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day online dating profile

  16. Chicks dig guys in pink.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day wear pink

  17. Breast cancer is a men’s issue too, and when a cure is found, you’ll know you were part of it.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day part of the cure

 

For help with this list, we got some very entertaining input and ideas from a few gentlemen who have seen it all on the 3-Day. Each of these fellas has walked the entire 3-Day series in a single year:

George N. (12 events in 2007)susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day george nummer

Jim H. (14 events in 2011)susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day jim hillmann

Glen D. (14 events in 2012)susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day glen dekeyser

John S. (14 events in 2013)susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day john shinar

Additional input came courtesy of 2012 walker Chris K.susan g. komen 3-day breast cancer walk reasons why it's great to be a guy on the 3-Day chris king

Thanks for the ideas, guys!

Did we forget anything? Let us know in Comments!

5 thoughts on “17 Reasons Why It’s Great to be a Guy on the 3-Day

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