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October 26, 2010 – SEATTLE, Wash. – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the ongoing fight against breast cancer, registration is now open for the 2012 Tubbs Romp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer Snowshoe Series®. The 2012 Romp to Stomp marks the tenth year for the series which has raised over $1.7 million for Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. With seven event sites across the country, Tubbs Snowshoes invites Rompers and Stompers of all levels and ages to join in the fun of the largest snowshoe series in North America.
Record breaking participation and fundraising over the past few seasons has made the Romp to Stomp snowshoe series a highly anticipated event, drawing snowshoers from near and far. The 2011 season saw over 6,200 participants and raised over $450,000 for breast cancer education and research. This year, in celebration of the tenth season, everyone who registers for one of the 2012 USA Romp events by November 15, 2011 will be automatically entered to win a pair of the Limited Edition Pink Romp to Stomp Wilderness Snowshoes from Tubbs.
Tubbs Romp to Stomp encourages kids to get involved as well. New this season, awards will be given for top fundraising amongst the Lil Rompers. The Lil Romper program includes a discounted registration fee for kids ages 6-12 and free registration for Lil Bitty Rompers 0-5.Each event will feature goodie bags for all participants, a sweepstakes, a breast cancer survivor tribute, and top fundraising prizes from Tubbs Snowshoes and other Romp to Stomp sponsors.
Free demo snowshoes will be offered by Tubbs on a first-come, first-serve basis, and participants can choose from a 3k or 5k snowshoe walk or a 3k snowshoe race in the following locations:
January 21: Mountain Creek Resort, Vernon, NJ
January 21: Mt. Bachelor, OR
January 28: Stratton Mountain Resort, Stratton, VT
January 28: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, MN
February 4: The Stevens Pass Nordic Center, WA
February 11: Round Valley Trails at Quinn’s Junction, Park City, UT
March 3: Frisco Nordic Center, Frisco, CO
Registration for the Romp to Stomp events is now open, snowshoers can jump online for the special “Early Bird” rate and save up to $15 off of registration fees. Those who want to get involved but can’t make the event can register for “Virtual Snowshoer” – a fun way to fundraise and feel part of the Romp.
For more information or to register on the Tubbs Romp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer Snowshoe Series, visit www.tubbsromptostomp.com.
About Tubbs Romp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer Snowshoe Series
Since 2003, Tubbs has partnered with the local Affiliates of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (since 2008) to present the Tubbs Romp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer Snowshoe Series®. The series seeks to introduce people of all ages to the social and health benefits of snowshoeing while raising funds for breast cancer awareness, education, and research. The largest snowshoe series in the world, the Tubbs Romp to Stomp™ continues to grow every year, attracting participants of all levels with free Tubbs demos, great snowshoe trails, and a fun atmosphere. Visit www.TubbsRompToStomp.com to find events and learn how you can help stomp out breast cancer one snowshoe step at a time.
About Tubbs Snowshoes
Tubbs Snowshoes is a leading manufacturer of lightweight, versatile snowshoes for men, women and children with patented binding and crampon systems that simplify and enhance performance for backcountry exploration, day hiking, trail walking, fitness and kids. Founded in 1906, Tubbs Snowshoes is recognized as the sport’s pioneer with a heritage of technological innovation, and market development initiatives that promote winter adventure, exercise and family fun, including the Tubbs Romp to Stomp Snowshoe Series®. Visit www.tubbssnowshoes.com to learn more and to browse snowshoes from the global leader in snowshoeing.
About Susan G. Komen for the Cure®
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, the promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which is now the world’s largest breast cancer organization and the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer with more than $1.9 billion invested to date. For more information about Susan G. Komen for the Cure, breast health or breast cancer, visit www.komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN.