Tuesday, August 4, 2009

LIVESTRONG Challenge Philadelphia is right around the corner

The LIVESTRONG Challenge Philadelphia is right around the corner (August 23, 2009.) Please remember to recruit your friends and family to join you on Team Down One. We need their help to reach our fundraising goal $30,000. Also do not forget to fundraise. This year has been difficult with the economy and people losing their jobs however we all know cancer will not stop so we should ask around. Even during down times people will surprise you. Do not be afraid to ask! Any amount is a good amount. Have them visit http://teamdownone.com to sign up for the team or donate!

Please remember the LIVESTRONG Challenge is held at Montgomery County Community College 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422.

To secure the LIVESTRONG Challenge group rate, please reserve your rooms through On the Mark Travel by calling (512) 794-8800 or toll free at (800) 618-6275. Lots of hotels are booked so here are the remaining with open spots with LAF rates.

Residence Inn
1110 Bethlehem Pike
North Wales, PA 19454

Holiday Inn
432 Pennsylvania Ave
Ft. Washington, PA 19034

Hampton Inn
2055 Chemical Road
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

Traffic Sunday morning will not be a problem until you get within 3 miles from the event. Then it will be bumper to bumper. We encourage everyone who is not staying over in a hotel to arrive at 6:30AM to allow for the delays with parking, etc. Remember the event starts at 7:00AM. Please visit http://www.livestrongchallenge.org to get all the information you require. Please leave time to get through the traffic.

If you plan on attending please take my cell phone number (email me and i will send it to you dowood27@comcast.net) so we can meet up. We will be near the starting line for the walk/run participants. If you are not planning on attending please let me know.

Your support is very important to me and my family so THANK YOU! THANK YOU for picking a fight with cancer and helping us make a difference.


Brian Dowd