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2010 Romp to Stomp in Frisco: A sea of pink!

Frisco Romp to Stomp, 2010.

Snowshoe event has raised $469,000 since 2003
By Bob Berwyn

FRISCO — The white snows of the Frisco Nordic Center blossomed in a sea of pink Saturday as thousands of people joined in what’s billed as America’s largest snowshoe event — the Tubbs Romp to Stomp out breast cancer.

After a heart pancake breakfast, sponsored by Wells Fargo, groups of racers and walkers set out 3K and 5K races and walks, all to raise money for the Denver Metropolitan Affiliate of Susan G Komen for the Cure®.

The organization was founded in 1994, the year after the first Komen Denver Race for the Cure, to carry out the promise of our National organization — to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures.

The goal for this year’s Romp to Stomp was $125,000. Since 2003, the event has raised a total of $468,968. See the photos after the break and check back, we’ll be updating the gallery the next few days with new photos.

Smiling faces and zany hats prevailed at the Romp to Stomp.

By 8:45 a.m. volunteers had served several thousand pancakes.

Carbo-loading for the race.

The race is on!

Getting ready ...

Got snowshoes?

Local volunteer Keith Bond rings a set of cowbells to cheer on Romp to Stompers.

Nancy Cook rallies Romp to Stomp participants with live acoustic music.

Romping to stomp out breast cancer.

2010 Romp to Stomp: Raising funds for the fight against breast cancer.

The Romp to Stomp brings out the best in fashion.

And they're off ...

Many racers and walkers wear tags to memorialize friends and relatives affected by breast cancer.

The 2010 Romp to Stomp set a fund raising goal of $125,000.

Old friends and new at the 2010 Romp to Stomp at the Frisco Nordic Center.

Finishing the 3K at the 2010 Romp to Stomp.

Going all out at the Romp to Stomp.

Perfect snow and sunshine helped racers at the 2010 Romp to Stomp in Frisco.

Another pair of racers approaches the finish at the 2010 Romp to Stomp in Frisco.

A sea of pink ...

Buffalo Mountain was the backdrop for the Romp to Stomp at the Frisco Nordic Center.

Buffalo Mountain was the backdrop for racers at the 2010 Romp to Stomp at the Frisco Nordic Center.

Sprinting to the finish line at the Romp to Stomp.

More finish-line action at the Romp to Stomp.

A group of Summit County folks at the Romp to Stomp, many of them participating in the memory of Nancy Ring.

Pink was the color of the day at the Frisco Nordic Center.

Thousands of people lined up for the start of the 5K walk at the Romp to Stomp.

Through the starting gate at the Romp to Stomp.

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One Response

  1. Great coverage of a noble cause. Your photos and stories inspire a sense of the spirit of Summit County folks. At our house, we think you have a great eye for photos and issues, and we think your paper keeps getting better and better.

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