Climb, hike, and fight ovarian cancer one foot at a time! Presented by REI, Boulder Rock Club, and Colorado Mountain School, the Climb for Life weekend of June 11 & 12 includes guided climbing or hiking, yoga, massage, breakfast, dinner, a goodie bag, gear giveaway entry, parties, and — new this year — skills clinics with pros, such as bouldering with Jason Kehl & Olivia Hsu, wilderness first aid basics with Ashby Robertson, and more! Register now: www.HERAClimb4LifeColo2010.kintera.org
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Registration Fee: $60 through May 23; $75 from May 24- June 10
Mailing Address: HERA Women's Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 6147, Denver, CO 80206
About the Event:
Friday, June 11, 2010
Hang Time Happy Hour Join us on Friday for the Hang Time Happy Hour at Avery Brewing Company for beer and an incredible spread of appetizers provided by Sublime Catering (includes gluten-free and vegan offerings). Meet other HERA supporters, participate in the gear giveaway, and get to know your hiking or climbing group for Saturday.
Goodie Bags Pick up your goodie bag at the Hang Time Happy Hour on June 11 or at the Boulder Rock Club on June 12. Our fantastic goodie bag sponsors this year include Black Diamond, Bonnie's Balm, Sigg, Chums, Elemental Herbs, Fox River, Full Circle Fitness for Women, Keen, Pangea, REI, The Yoga Mat studio, and more!
Silent Auction Take advantage of the opportunity to bid on items in the silent auction from the following donors: Black Diamond, The Alpine Training Center, BlueWater Ropes, Boulder Sports Acupuncture, Dynamic Cycle Fit, Etch Holds, Full Circle Fitness for Women, The Yoga Mat studio, and more!
Saturday, June 12
Yoga & Breakfast On Saturday, get your day started at the Boulder Rock Club with one of the two yoga classes and a continental breakfast. Our awesome breakfast sponsors this year include Einstein's Bagels, Eldorado Natural Spring Water, EVOL Burritos, Justin's Nut Butter, KIND Healthy Snacks, LARABAR, mix1, Peet's Coffee & Tea, Udi's Granola, vitaminwater zero, and more!
Climbing & Hiking We are pleased to partner with the Boulder Rock Club & Colorado Mountain School to provide professional guides for the climbing activities. We can accommodate everyone who is learning to climb to those who warm up on 5.12! No climbing gear? No problem! All required gear will be available to check out from the Boulder Rock Club. Want to try out a new harness, helmet, or pair of shoes? Petzl and Evolve will be on hand to check-out demo gear. Hiking participants this year will have a choice beforehand between several hikes that are easy, moderate, or strenuous. All hikes will be led and followed by HERA hiking volunteers.
Outdoor Skills Clinics & Massage After climbing and hiking, head back to the Boulder Rock Club for a relaxing chair or table massage session, and NEW this year are the skills clinics in the afternoon such as a bouldering clinic with Jason Kehl & Olivia Hsu, a wilderness first aid basics clinic with Ashby Robertson, and more!
Summit Party & After-Party Come celebrate the day's achievements at the Summit Party at Foothills Community Park in North Boulder. Delicious food and beverages provided by Sublime Catering, Avery Brewing Company, Redwood Creek, and Eldorado Natural Spring Water. Dinner menu includes vegan and gluten-free offerings. Later, dance the night away at the Climb for Life After-Party, hosted by Bácaro Venetian Taverna.
Fundraising, Giveaways & Prizes Fundraising for HERA's programs for ovarian cancer research grants and education and awareness initiatives is the cornerstone of the Climb for Life events, and we encourage everyone to raise at least $250. As an added incentive, for every $100 you raise for HERA between March 11-June 11, 2010, you will receive one additional entry into the gear giveaway. Awesome prizes will also be awarded to the top 3 individual fundraisers and the top fundraising team.
Giveaway and prize donors this year include Black Diamond, BlueWater Ropes, Marmot, Mammut, ACOPA, Timbuk2, Stonewear Designs, Petzl, REI, Mountain Khaki's, The Alpine Training Center, Lululemon Athletica, and more!
Our fundraising goal for HERA Climb for Life Colorado 2010 is $75,000. Last year's event raised over $60,000 for HERA and attracted 153 participants, volunteers, and professional athletes. Let's continue and honor the legacy of Sean Patrick by making 2010 our biggest event yet!
Thank you for your support and we hope to see you at HERA Climb for Life Colorado 2010! For more information about HERA Women's Cancer Foundation, please visit www.herafoundation.org
About HERA Women's Cancer FoundationOur Mission To stop the loss of mothers, daughters, wives, partners and girlfriends from ovarian cancer through empowering: * Women to take control of their health, * Research Scientists to find new directions in early detection, treatment, and prevention, and * Communities to provide support.
Our Vision We are a nationally recognized ovarian cancer nonprofit organization funding cutting edge research grants to leading young scientists at respected medical institutions. In so doing we expand the scientific understanding of ovarian cancer while improving the lives of those battling this disease.
Through our programs of awareness of symptoms, education, and medical access as well as our Climb for Life and auxilliary special events, we empower healthy women and those undergoing treatment. We are well led by an outstanding Executive Director and committed Board of Directors and supported by young scientist researchers, their organizations, over 55 firms, hundreds of climbing leaders, and over a thousand yearly participants. We are committed to continue investing 85% of the money raised for research, awareness, education, and support.
Sponsor/Donor URLs: acopausa.comevolfoods.commarmot.commysigg.comvitaminwater.orgwww.averybrewing.comwww.bacaro.comwww.blackdiamondequipment.comwww.bluewaterropes.comwww.bonniesbalm.comwww.bouldersportsacupuncture.comwww.chums.comwww.einsteinbros.comwww.eldoradosprings.comwww.etchholds.comwww.evolvesports.comwww.foxsox.comwww.fullcirclefitness.comwww.justinsnutbutter.comwww.keenfootwear.comwww.kindsnacks.comwww.larabar.comwww.lululemon.comwww.mammut.chwww.mix1life.comwww.mountainkhakis.comwww.pangeaorganics.comwww.peets.comwww.petzl.comwww.redwoodcreek.comwww.rei.comwww.stoneweardesigns.comwww.sublime-catering.comwww.thealpinetrainingcenter.comwww.thematyogastudio.comwww.timbuk2.comwww.totalclimbing.comwww.udisgranola.com