Verde Brand Communications
SEATTLE, Wash. (May 21, 2014) – Tubbs Snowshoes, a global leader in snowshoes and snowshoe outreach, wraps up a successful 12th TubbsRomp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer Snowshow season in support of Susan G. Komen® and Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation™. This winter, nearly 4,200 participants, including 270 breast cancer survivors, helped raise over $218,000 to stomp out breast cancer.
Established in 2003, the Tubbs Romp to Stomp snowshoe walk and fundraiser encourages snowshoers of all ages to stay healthy and active during the winter, while giving back to local communities.
Winter’s crisp air set the perfect stage for the Romp season. This winter, Tubbs Snowshoes hosted five Romp to Stomp events across North America in Vermont, Washington, Colorado and Ontario. Participants came out with high energy, sporting festive pink tutus and costumes for a fun-filled morning. This year, courses included a 3K or 5K snowshoe walk, a 3K snowshoe race, and the Lil Romper Dash for kids 12-years-old and younger. All Romp participants left knowing they made an impact in the fight against breast cancer.
The season was filled with liveliness, inspiration and powerful ceremonies in honor of the hundreds of breast cancer survivors that attended. Today, the Tubbs Romp to Stomp has raised over $2.8 million dollars in North America for Susan G. Komen® and Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation™. Between Romp sponsors, partners, participants and donors, the snowshoe community will continue to grow and raise more funds to find the cure(s) for breast cancer. Although the season is complete, Rompers are eager to carry on their actions to fight against breast cancer—one snowshoe step at a time.
For more information on Tubbs Snowshoes, please visit www.TubbsRomptoStomp.com .
About Tubbs Romp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer Snowshoe Series®
Since 2003, Tubbs Snowshoes 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, fundraising snowshoe series in the world, the Tubbs Romp to Stomp™ continues to attract participants of all ages and abilities with free use of Tubbs Snowshoes, beautiful 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.
NOTE: As a National Partner of Susan G Komen®, Tubbs Snowshoes will donate 100% of the donations of each U.S. Romp to Stomp event; and all event proceeds, less event costs and expenses, to Susan G. Komen® and its participating Affiliates in three U.S. markets, with a guaranteed minimum donation of $60,000. As a National Partner of Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation™, Tubbs Snowshoes will donate 100% of the donations of the Ontario Romp to Stomp Event; and all event proceeds, less event costs and expenses, to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.
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 ®
Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $800 million in research and provided $1.7 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs serving millions of people in more than 30 countries worldwide. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
About Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation™
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation is the leading community-driven organization in Canada dedicated to creating a future without breast cancer. Our investments in innovative and relevant research and education have led to progress in breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care. Since 1986, we have been at the forefront of a nationwide movement supporting and advocating for the breast cancer community. Join us at www.cbcf.org or contact 1-866-373-6313. Connect with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/canadianbreastcancerfoundation.