Boarding for Breast Cancer Celebrates 25th Anniversary in October with Virtual and In-Person Events for Breast Cancer Awareness Month


Join us for Skate the Coast, Chasing Sunshine Wellness Days and #BeHealthyGetActive Fundraising Campaign

LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) October 11, 2021

Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC), a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization providing education, prevention and support programs for breast cancer survivors, announces a month of fun events and activities for celebrate its 25th anniversary and Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

One in eight women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Early detection and a healthy, active lifestyle are the best ways to prevent breast cancer. “Just 30 minutes of exercise three to four days a week can reduce your cancer risk by thirty to fifty percent,” said Lisa Hudson, president and co-founder of B4BC. “To celebrate our 25th anniversary, our entire global community is invited to participate in our virtual and in-person events including Skate The Coast, a 19 mile skate / ride on the California coast, our #BeHealthyGetActive social media awareness campaign , and Chasing Sunshine Wellness Days to raise funds for B4BC’s education, prevention and survival programs. ”

October events and activities

Chasing Sunshine wellness days on October 15 and 17

Twenty-four breast cancer survivors and friends were invited to two intimate beach days October 15-17 at Ponto State Beach in Carlsbad. We offer surf and Stand Up Paddleboard lessons in addition to lunches and wellness speakers in a community atmosphere for healing moments. For more information on the Chasing Sunshine Wellness Days, go here.

Skate the Coast October 23-24 (virtual and in person)

October 23: Skate the Coast kicks off with a registration party from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Arbor Venice, 102 Washington Blvd, Venice, CA 90292. Participants can enjoy live music, food, drink and pick up event t-shirts and gift bags.

October 24: Ride a skate-bike 18 miles from Santa Monica Pier in Redondo Beach along the iconic Southern California Strand with B4BC. This is a collective prevention effort with three hydration stops along the way. Meet at the Santa Monica Pier at 8:30 a.m. or take a shuttle bus from Redondo Beach Veterans Park at 8:00 a.m. to the Santa Monica Pier. We will sail along the coast to Arbor Venice, Marina Del Rey, Dockweiler State Beach, Hermosa Beach and finish at Dive N Surf in Redondo Beach for rewards and celebrations with live music, food, drinks, raffle and auction. silent auction from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

People on wheels of all ages and abilities are invited to help us reach our goal of raising $ 50,000 for B4BC’s education, prevention and survival programs. Register here.

This year, amid the adversities of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Virtual Skate the Coast event will allow people around the world to participate by raising a minimum of $ 30 to join the virtual event and posting a photo while browsing. their local path.

To be featured on B4BC social media, use the hashtag #skatethecoast and tag @ B4BC. A winner of the photo competition will be chosen on October 25.


In order to promote a healthy and active lifestyle as a way to prevent and survive breast cancer, we invite our fitness and wellness community to support our efforts by organizing or participating in fundraising classes. #BeHealthyGetActive Wellness & Fitness fund in October. Participants are encouraged to tag #BeHealthyGetActive + @ B4BC on social media platforms for a chance to be featured on B4BC social channels.

Key dates:

Oct 15 – Oct 17 Chasing Sunshine Wellness Day | San Diego, California

21 – K1 Last woman standing | Anaheim, California

23 – Skate The Coast Registration Party | Venice, california

24 – Skate on the coast | Los Angeles, CA

1-31 – Be Healthy Get Active Fitness fundraising campaign

Additional October Partners: Coal Headwear, Zumiez, Yeti, Suja, Pura Vida, The North Face, Arbor Collective, Show Me Your Mumu, Gnu Snowboards, Dakine, Akai Life, Wilder & Beyond, Union Bindings, Merge4, Nikita, Pow Gloves, Rojo Outerwear, Von Zipper, 32 Boots, Darkside Girls, Kindhumans, Dragon, Ethika, Sea Tiger, Kendra Scott and Free The Streets, Traeger Grills

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Skate the video hill

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Download #BeHealthyGetActive Photos + Assets for Editorial Use

For interview and photo requests, contact Vanessa Colosio Diaz ([email protected])


About B4BC

Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that promotes early detection and a healthy, active and conscious lifestyle as the best way to prevent breast cancer. Founded in 1996, B4BC empowers young people to make positive choices that promote lifelong well-being through local events, outreach programs, sustainability and survivor support. Visit B4BC.ORG for more information.

About Skate the Coast

Skate the Coast is a 19 mile skate-bike-roll that promotes an active lifestyle while raising awareness and fundraising for Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) education, prevention and survival programs. This unique event, which runs along a 19-mile coastal road from Santa Monica to Redondo Beach, Calif. With the Pacific Ocean as a backdrop, is part of B4BC’s Skate Series which also includes The Annual Skate the Lake, a 28 -mile skate along part of beautiful Lake Tahoe. The series attracts skaters young and old and of all skill levels to advance the cause. Since their inception, Skate the Coast and Skate the Lake have collectively attracted over 1,500 participants, raised funds of over $ 900,000 and gained media coverage from national and local media.

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