On Deck for the Cure

You may have heard I’ve recently returned from an Alaskan Cruise. We saw whales, glaciers, and lots of trees, and ate…a LOT! There were all kinds of activities on the ship and excursions on land for our whole family. One activity surprised me, though.  On Deck for the Cure.

A 5k at Sea

Princess Cruises, along with their partner lines, has joined forces with the Susan G. Komen Foundation to raise funds to fight breast cancer. Every sailing, on every ship, a 5k walk is held. A donation is required to participate, and everyone gets a cool ball cap to wear:

Now, you might be asking, “5k on a boat?” It’s not hard, at least when the ship is this big:

8 times around the ship was all it took. And having porpoises and whales cheering us on was way cool!

Want another fun way to help find a cure? Check out the Summer Lovin’ Anthologies available from Omnific Publishing. Thirteen authors, two volumes, one awesome cause. Proceeds go to Save the Ta-tas.  Click the banner to find out more:



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