Participants walk an average of 20 miles a day during each 3-DAY event (held in several cities each year), raising awareness for breast cancer throughout the streets and the media nationwide. Participants are provided meals, snacks, liquids, mobile showers, safety gudelines, 24-hour medical support - all the resources walkers need for a safe and memorable experience.
More than eighty percent of the net proceeds from the Breast Cancer 3-DAY benefit Susan G. Komen, a global leader in the fight against breast cancer whose mission is to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease. Please visit their website at www.komen.org or call 1-800- I'M AWARE . For information on Susan G. Komen and the Breast Cancer 3-DAY, visit www.the3day.org.
More than 200,000 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year alone and more than 40,000 American women and men (YES, MEN!) will lose their lives to the disease. One woman is diagnosed with breast cacner every 2 MINUTES. Every 13 minutes, the disease claims another life in the United States.