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Old 07-20-10, 09:12 PM   #1
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Mission Accomplished

Today I finally fulfilled my promise to ride a mile for every dollar contributed on my behalf to the Relay For Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. I originally set my goal in February at $1000 and 1000 miles with the plan to ride the 1000 miles by the end of April when the local relay event was held. I did ride 1000 miles plus before the event, but because of my generous supporters, the donations soared to $2081.
So I kept logging miles and today I finally hit 2082 miles since February. The riding itself was a pleasure and I am happy I was able to help raise the money for a good cause. But I am so glad that I can now stop counting my miles as that just goes against my grain. But I'm sure I'll do it again next year. The cause is worth the sacrifice.
A big thanks to those of you who donated to the cause.
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Old 07-20-10, 10:02 PM   #2
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Wow! That accomplishment is something for which you should be very proud!
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Mission Accomplished -- nice phrase

Congrats BD, you're a good Dawg.
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Great Job! Congratulations!
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Can think of easier ways to get the milage up- but for such a cause it was worth it---Well done.
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As a cancer survivor I salute you!!! Great work!
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And thanks from another cancer survivor! I always tell Team in Training riders I see at Tour de Phoenix and Tour de Tucson thanks as well.
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Thanks. As a survivor myself, I know just how important a cause this is.
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