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Don Griffin's S.O.S. fundraiser for Mohonk Preserve

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THE STORY:

I am signed up to complete another triathlon named Survival of the Shawangunks on September 9th, 2013. This unique point-to-point race takes the racers from New Paltz on bicycle over a hilly 30 mile course to Minnewaska State Park where competitors run 4.5 miles on trails and swim 1.1 miles across a chilly Lake Awosting, then run another 5.5 miles to swim 0.5 miles across Lake Minnewaska, put on their shoes and run 8 miles of trails past the “Gunks” rock climbing cliffs and up hills nicknamed Godzilla and son of Godzilla, with the finish line in site there is one last 0.5 swim across Lake Mohonk and then a sprint to the top of the mountain finishing at Smiley tower (AKA The Survivor Line). Did I mention you have to carry everything after the bike leg with you until you finish? Running with a swim cap on and swimming with sneakers tucked in your shorts is the best strategy.

The event passes through some incredibly beautiful terrain on state and private preserves without which the final three legs of the race would not be possible. The Mohonk Preserve was initiated 50 years ago through generous land donations and endowments that have continued to allow the treasure to be maintained with and emphasis on Conservation Science, Environmental Education and Land Protection. Mohonk Preserve also has programming that allows underprivileged children to be exposed to the wonder of the natural environment the Mohonk Preserve offers.

Please help me reach my fundraising goal of $1,000 by donating on the website

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$1,280

MONEY RAISED
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  • Sunny Griffin

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Doug S.

    $50

  • Hans Kraeger

    $50

  • James Payor

    $50

  • Dave Pape

    $50

  • James Kearns

    $50

  • Doug Thorn

    $50

  • The Siegles

    $50

  • Mike

    $25

  • Grace & Gary

    $100

  • Supersonic

    $20

  • tkru

     

  • bern

    $50

  • Gayle

    $50

  • John Robinson

    $200

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Horn

    $50

  • Doug

    $50

  • Jacqui Moskowitz

    $25

  • the Coughlins

    $50

  • Alexander & Helen Taylor

    $50

  • Steve & Rose Gorski

    $50

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128% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Steve & Rose Gorski

Steve & Rose Gorski

DONATION: $50

Good Luck Don!!! 4 years ago

Alexander & Helen Taylor

Alexander & Helen Taylor

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

the Coughlins

the Coughlins

DONATION: $50

good luck and try to enjoy the scenery along the way. 4 years ago

Jacqui Moskowitz

Jacqui Moskowitz

DONATION: $25

Have a blast! 4 years ago

Doug

Doug

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Horn

Horn

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

4 years ago

John Robinson

John Robinson

DONATION: $200

Good Luck 4 years ago

Gayle

Gayle

DONATION: $50

Go get them!!! 4 years ago

bern

bern

DONATION: $50

Good luck and kick B going up to the tower! 4 years ago