Bring Your Besties to the 3-Day

With Mother’s Day less than a week away, we remember the mothers, sisters, grandmothers and friends lost to breast cancer. We walk in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day® so that our daughters and granddaughters may not have to face this disease.

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In honor of women everywhere this Mother’s Day, we want to help your friends and family experience their very first Komen 3-Day.

The life-changing 3-Day® journey is hard to describe: the community of kindness, strangers who become life-long friends. It’s the “3-Day Bubble,” where for three days the world is as it should be. It’s something that everyone should experience first-hand.

Share this transformative journey with your loved ones. Invite your sister from across the country, your dad back home, your BESTIES a state away. And for each first-time walker you invite, we will cover the travel costs necessary for them to join you!

Invite friends who are brand new to the 3-Day® to register to walk with you by May 9 with the code BYB16 and we’ll fly them to the event and give them a $10 discount off their registration fee. Go to The3Day.org/Bestie for all of the details.

Help us spread the word now. Share it with your friends and your family. Why? Because we walk for them, and we walk for you.

12 Things to Say to the Person You Want to Walk With You

Right now, all over the country, 3-Day participants are busy recruiting friends and family members to their teams. We’ve shared some great tips in other blog posts (here, here and here) about how to talk someone into walking with you, but for today, we’re offering a few short easy phrases that might just be the perfect thing to say. Try some of them or all of them on the person you want to walk with you!

  1. “Our team would be so much more fabulous with you on it!”2015_3DAY_SEAsun_EDB  (589)
  2. “Talking with you is one of my favorite things to do, and I would love 3 solid, uninterrupted days of it.”
  3. “Please. Pretty please!”
  4. “Have I told you how great you look in pink?”2015_3DAY_SDfri_EDB  (367)
  5. “It would mean so much to me if you were by my side.”
  6. “I promise to give you foot massages whenever you need them.”
  7. “We are going to have an insane amount of fun.”2015_3DAY_SDfri_EDB  (609)
  8. “I’ll help you with fundraising and training. You won’t be alone!”
  9. “There’s no one else I’d rather share a tiny pink tent with.”
  10. “I want us to walk together in honor of [someone you both know who has been affected by breast cancer].”2015_3DAY_DFWsun_EDB (530)
  11. “Your plane ticket won’t cost you anything!”*
  12. “The 3-Day will change your life. I promise.”2015_3DAY_SEAsun_EDB  (1038)

What else could you say? If you’ve been successful with building your team, tell us what recruitment strategies worked for you!

 

*That’s right! First-time walkers who sign up for the 3-Day by March 24 with the code BYB16 will receive a free plane ticket to travel to their 3-Day destination. Details can be found at The3Day.org/Bestie

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Why Do We Love Our Besties? We’ll Spell It Out For You!

The 3-Day is so excited about our “Bring Your Besties” program. Here are a few reasons why we think nothing could be better than the 3-Day with your besties.2015_3DAY_ATLsun_EDB (118)

B … is for Being with my friends as the sun rises over a sea of pink at the Opening Ceremony.

E … is for Everyone in my life who has fought cancer.

S … is for Survivors standing tall and strong, beacons of hope for those who fight.

T … is for Together we can do anything.

I … is for I will not give up. You will not give up. We will never give up.

E … is for Everyone you love supporting you with donations and encouragement.

S … is for Susan G. Komen® and our shared mission to save lives and end breast cancer forever.2015_3DAY_ATLfri_EDB (237)

Your besties mean everything to you. With their help, and you by their side, let’s walk to end breast cancer forever. First-time walkers travel to the 3-Day free this year with code BYB16. Register by March 24! Learn more at The3Day.org/Bestie.

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