2-Day Walk Blog
“FUN”draising Checkpoint Basics What is “FUN”draising Checkpoint? It is a day for walkers to take care of all their fundraising needs such as turning in donations, transferring funds, signing Commitment Forms for a fundraising extension, or switching walker status. When is Fundraising Checkpoint? “FUN”draising Checkpoint is Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 7 AM to 12 […]
Register for the 2013 Survivor Victory Lap today!
What: The last 1/2 mile of the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer is led by those who have personally fought breast cancer. They lead our walkers into Closing Ceremonies in Atlantic Station to celebrate the achievement and impact of the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer participants! Who: This Survivor Victory Lap is not limited to […]
2013 Atlanta 2-Day Walk Route Released!
Are you ready for the 2-Day Walk Weekend? The 2013 Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer is fast approaching, and we are getting really excited! You can look at the turn-by-turn Walk Route for the 2013 2-Day Walk here! Next week we will be releasing Cheering Stations with locations and times for supporters of our […]
Fundraising & Recruitment Tips from 2-Day’s Largest Team
Katie Barkley is a 5 year walker & team captain for the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer’s largest team. Breasta Fiesta boasts 50 members this year and counting- an incredible feat both in terms of fundraising and walker recruitment. I caught up with Katie to talk about how she and Breasta Fiesta’s strategies might […]
How to Communicate Your Cause
If you are nervous about fundraising, you are not alone. It can feel awkward and uncomfortable to ask your friends, family, and coworkers for money, but if you follow these easy fundraising steps, we think you will see a growth in your asking confidence and in your donations. Get ready! Address a need. A woman […]
10 Fundraising Ideas for the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer
If you are having trouble getting excited about fundraising, try these fun ways to rally people to your cause and have a good time doing it! 1. Restaurant Fundraiser Many restaurants will have a fundraising night and donate a portion of their proceeds to your cause. Talk to a manager about having an Atlanta 2-Day […]
FINAL 2013 Walker Registration Discount!
When: July 1-7 What: $25 discount Discount Code: “JULY4” What does it take to walk? All it takes is a commitment to training and a commitment to fundraising! Both of these are easier than they sound- You will be surprised how possible it is to meet both the physical and fundraising goals necessary to walk. […]
How to Train for the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer
If you are looking for pointers on training & preparation for your 2-Day walking experience, here are some helpful guidelines! Make sure to check out the training schedule worksheet linked below for a training schedule tailored to your needs. How to Build Endurance GRADUALLY. Walking 20 miles in one day and 10 miles the next […]
Atlanta 2-Day Walk on TV!
Dr. Jacqueline Walters is a breast cancer survivor and has been an Atlanta 2-Day Walker for several years. She also happens to star in a new Bravo TV reality show, Married to Medicine. If you participated in the 2-Day Walk in 2012 you might remember camera crews following the walkers all day Sunday and a wonderful […]
Water is King!
According to the Mayo Clinic, dehydration occurs when you lose more fluid than you take in and your body doesn’t have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions. If lost fluid remains unreplenished, you may suffer serious consequences. Don’t wait until you’re thirsty – drink up before, during and after your […]
What Not to Wear
What you wear during a fitness walk can make all the difference. Your clothing has a surprisingly important role in the effectiveness of your workouts. If you aren’t comfortable, you are much less likely to give it your all while exercising. Keep these tips in mind when shopping for your workout outfit: Choose Breathable Fabrics […]
Don’t Forget to Stretch
It’s easy to rationalize not stretching by claiming that it’s not important or it has nothing to do with health and fitness. While it’s true that stretching alone will not do much to shrink your thighs or get rid of “love handles,” as part of a regular walking regimen, stretching offers countless benefits. Proven benefits […]