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Signed Up for the 2016 Pan-Mass Challenge!


Last year, I rode in the Pan-Mass Challenge fundraising bike ride to raise money for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and its Jimmy Fund. With help from friends and colleagues, we raised over $8,000!

This year, my fundraising goal is higher, and I am riding a 2-day 163 mile route (last year I did a 1-day 50 mile route).

Early last week, I signed up for the August ride, and I am excited about challenging myself physically and challenging myself to help raise $10,000. I will be doing some fun fundraising activities via my blog and other channels, but I will likely wait until the early Spring to get into full fundraising mode.

The reason for this article is twofold. First, I want to invite others to sign up for this year’s Pan-Mass Challenge. There are many routes for riders of all abilities. It would be neat if a group of people in the domain name business participated.  The ride generally sells out, so give it some thought in the next few weeks.

Second, I would like  to invite a domain industry company to be a lead sponsor of my ride. Last year, my wife and I rode as Team Silver, and we were sponsored by Rightside. We used TeamSilver.Rocks for our fundraising home page, and we wore our cool TeamSilver.Rocks cycling shirts on our training rides. I will need to train much more (and sooner) this year, so I want to reach out and see if a company is interested in a sponsorship for a great cause.

If you are interested, contact me and we can discuss the details. We can also chat at NamesCon if you are here. Together we can raise a lot of money for an exceptional organization that is helping people battle cancer.

About The Author: Elliot Silver is an Internet entrepreneur and publisher of Elliot is also the founder and President of Top Notch Domains, LLC, a company that has sold seven figures worth of domain names in the last five years. Please read the Terms of Use page for additional information about the publisher, website comment policy, disclosures, and conflicts of interest.

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Comments (1)

    David Peress

    Great job Elliot. I just signed up for PMC number 6. Looking forward to riding with you.

    January 12th, 2016 at 12:12 pm

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