During The University of Texas’ 40 Acres Fest,501 people
symbolically “ended cancer.” Each participant was given a card that said
“cancer” and asked to finish the sentence, symbolically “ending cancer.”
The feat was led by the Texas 4000 bicycle team.
Joseph Nagy let out a “boo” directed towards cancer that lasted non-stop for 54.31 seconds.
Carlos Santos played the drums for over 132 hours (7,978 minutes). Santos set the record to raise awareness and support for positive parenthood and against parental alienation. See entire attempt here.
Melissa Owens embarked upon a personal goal to break a hugging record.
She gave out 600 hugs during a flash mob at Portlandrsquo;s Pioneer
Owensrsquo; hugging record was the fifth URDB record to be set by
supporters of the OHSU AYA program at the Knight Cancer
Art Hoffman ripped 22 cigarettes in half.
Matthew's friend wrote “Beat Cancer” 10 times on a Skype call in 29.88 seconds.
Three members of Support The Melons passed a melon between their legs 23 times in 30 seconds. They set the record to promote breast cancer awareness and raise funds for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign.
Selena Inouye posted ablog poston OhMyAchesAndPains
about cancer that received received 101 comments in 24 hours.
349 cancer fighters from the Relay for Life Eastern Division of the American Cancer Society wore purple mustaches. They set the record during their 2014 summit to raise cancer awareness and commit to finish the fight against cancer.
346 people at theCanadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s Run For The
Cureevent “booed” cancer at once.
The feat was set during World Record Weekon K-Rock 89.3.
Andrew and 40 members of Atlas from Penn State Dance Marathon stared down cancer at once.
The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute faculty and staff and AYA
External Advisory Committee members stood and cheered without
interruption in honor of the cancer survivors for one minute and 19.01
Twitter users around the world sent a total of 224 tweets to Bena
Roberts in a 24-hour period, wishing her good thoughts in her battle
against cancer. Roberts, who is fighting breast cancer, had no idea the
tweets were coming.
The record was kicked off during a speech by URDB president Dan Rollman
at the 2011 Next Conference in Berlin, Germany.
See all tweets sent to @BenaRoberts here.
Read Bena’s blog post about the record here.
A bulletin board at Camp Mak-A-Dream in Montana hosts 99 notes from
cancer survivors on it.
Members of the Young Adult Oncology Group pulled a plane 15 feet in
5.19 seconds. They performed this feat to raise money for cancer
Chris Carraba of Dashboard Confessional performed a concert on top
of Pikes Peak Mountain in Colorado at 14,111 feet above sea level.
The concert was performed to raise funds for The Love Hope Strength
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