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Old 03-30-2011   #1 (permalink)
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6th Annual Bomberos Three Legged Race/Bar Crawl April 9



Unfortunately, recent feet problems have proved too severe and for the first time since the inception of this event, I will NOT be running in the race.

Even though I can't run, I wouldn't miss this for anything, and I'll be on hand at La Rana to hand out shots, tie legs, hold the timer, or do whatever else I'm asked to do to support this fundraising event.

Supporting Playa del Carmen's firemen is a cause very dear to my heart--these brave men risk their lives to save others and earn very little for their efforts. This event raises money for much needed training and equipment. Sooner or later, we all have a fireman to thank for something.

Hope to see you there!
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So how do we support something like this if we cannot come to this particular event. Can we do something once we get there in JUNE?


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Unfortunately, recent feet problems have proved too severe and for the first time since the inception of this event, I will NOT be running in the race.

Even though I can't run, I wouldn't miss this for anything, and I'll be on hand at La Rana to hand out shots, tie legs, hold the timer, or do whatever else I'm asked to do to support this fundraising event.

Supporting Playa del Carmen's firemen is a cause very dear to my heart--these brave men risk their lives to save others and earn very little for their efforts. This event raises money for much needed training and equipment. Sooner or later, we all have a fireman to thank for something.

Hope to see you there!

Sorry to hear that you are still have feet problems Heather. I hope that one day we will be in town when they have this event so that we can participate in it. Sounds like its lots of fun!!
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So how do we support something like this if we cannot come to this particular event. Can we do something once we get there in JUNE?


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Hopefully some of the teams will be listed on here and you can support a team by donating $.

Or you can buy a t-shirt when you are there in June.

Heather - any other ways to donate??
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So how do we support something like this if we cannot come to this particular event. Can we do something once we get there in JUNE?


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HI Kim,

If you would like, I am willing to accept donations on behalf of the Bomberos for this event. Otherwise, you could purchase a Bomberos shirt when you come down in June.
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Hmmm...Jeff and I are always up for a new "adventure" and we'll actually be in Playa that Saturday...how much does it cost to participate?

This could be very dangerous!
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...how much does it cost to participate?
600 pesos (minimum) plus whatever you can come up with.
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Hmmm...Jeff and I are always up for a new "adventure" and we'll actually be in Playa that Saturday...how much does it cost to participate?

This could be very dangerous!

Not sure what the entry fee is, but then you can also have people sponsor you so that the bomberos get more $$. Win win situation!!
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Who's going to be here for this? I'll see if I can rustle up some photos of past events so you can see how fun it is.
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Who's going to be here for this? I'll see if I can rustle up some photos of past events so you can see how fun it is.
I'm about a month to late for this event. I've seen past pictures and it really does look like lots of fun. Good luck to the bomeros and I hope they raise the much needed $$.
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Who's going to be here for this? I'll see if I can rustle up some photos of past events so you can see how fun it is.
...its certainly a hoot to film!
I will be there once again to capture it all (minus the nastier bits) for posterity.
We will also be selling bombero Tshirts, of course!
shirts are 250 pesos or 20 USD, XXL 300 pesos or 25 USD....proceeds go towards maintanance of current equipment and the purchace of new equipment.
Funds raised by the actual event, help pay for the yearly training academy.


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