Saturday, July 16, 2011

RFL Walk: Themed Laps

Themed laps are a way to add some fun and amusement to the long hours that we walk during relay. Whether it is wearing a silly hat, showing international pride and awareness or remembering our furried friends, these themed laps are totally optional but fun to participate in or simply enjoy the efforts of those who do. Feel free to interpret each theme with all the creative energy that embodies Second Life!

Thank you to Bailey Dazy, Callie Hamlin, Charlene Trudeau, Cinders Vale, Ember Farina, Kayleigh McMillan, Lonewolf Flagstaff, Morgan Kincess, Tahisha Fairplay and Tiggs Beaumont for your contributions to this year's themes.

10am - 11am - Opening Ceremonies

11am - 12:30pm - CELEBRATE - Survivor/Caregiver Honor Walk - Survivors Are the "Spirit Of Relay" They Are the Promise Of Hope! Please Line the Track and Celebrate Our Heroes, Our Friends who have heard the words "You Have Cancer"

The Caregivers are the Backbone of the Fight. They hold the hands, they care for and support their loved ones as they walk their cancer journey. Once again Line the Track and Support the Ones who give so much to help our Survivors Fight Cancer!

12:30pm - 2pm - Team Spirit Lap - Teams R Us! Team Shirts and banners. Walk the track with pride for all you have done to help find a cure for cancer.

2pm - 3pm - Purrfect Pets - Sponsored by KittyCats - Wear animal print, neko ears, tails or even be an animal or furry avatar! Dress as your favorite pet or animal!

3pm - 4pm - I Cannot Believe I'm Wearing This! - Wear something you normally wouldn't wear in SL. Would never admit to being a Furry? Don a furry avatar. Wouldn't wear latex *ever*? Bring it on! Wouldn't be caught out in curlers and slippers? Wear it! Not a girly girl? Wear frills! Not a surfer dude? Put on that long blonde hair and swim trunks!

4pm - 5pm - Ride Your Favorite Horse - Sponsored by Amaretto - Ride your favorite horse, wear your horse avatar or bring on the stick ponies. We're riding for Relay!

5pm - 6pm - Beach Party (Summer) - Bring out your beach clothes, go barefoot, don’t forget those water bottles and sunscreen.

6pm - 7pm - Fall Fashion (Fall) - Wear those autumn colors or that Halloween costume. You could even be a Thanksgiving Turkey!

7pm - 8pm - Winter Nights (Winter) - Dress for those cold winter nights, don’t forget the hot chocolate with marshmallows

8pm - 9pm - Spring Fling (Spring)- the season for flowers, new beginnings, and proms.

9pm - 10pm - REMEMBER - Luminaria Ceremony - ( quiet reflection with readings and inspirational music; sims are darkened for reflection and remembrance of those and their loved ones who have lost their battles to cancer or are still battling it; all are invited to participate) Walk the track in silence.

10pm - 11pm - The Power of Purple - wear as much purple as you can., hair, eyes, clothing, .. just bring on the purple!

11pm - 12am - Favorite Sport - football, baseball, rugby, hockey, swimming, cheerleading.. just any sports attire. Don your favorite jersey or uniform and bring that Relay spirit.

12am- 1am - Midnight Masquerade - Wear a Masque and costume and join the carnival like festivity hour.

1am - 2am - Silly Hats -- The name says it all

2am - 3am - Appearance Slider Outfits - Wear only looks you make yourself in appearance.

3am - 4am - Favorite Decade - Did you love the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's or maybe way back to the 40's or the flappers or the roaring 20s? Dress in your favorite decade outfit and show it on the track

4am - 5am - Health Matters - Maybe you are a banana, or an orange, or a carrot? Or simply dress in a healthy food color. Eating right, being active, and maintaining a healthy weight are important ways to reduce your risk of cancer.

5am - 6am - Up All Night - Curlers, Coffee, PJ's & Slippers - time to wake up and smell the coffee

6am - 7am - FIGHT BACK - Fight Back Ceremony - (Pick up your specially made RFL HOPE Cape and Fight Back Flags - available at the Relay Stations, and join us as we make our fight back pledges to save a life this year -your own, a friends, a family member, or someone you don't even know yet. Together we all can FIGHT BACK.

7am - 8am - Fantasy Themed - Fantasy Characters - Dragons, Pirates, Star Trek, Fairies, Elves... Fantasy themed avatars, Medieval, Tinies, Mermaids & Mermen, Wings

8am - 9am - International Lap - Wear your countries flag.. (provided by the International Committee or outfits that represent your country.

9am - 10am - Formal Hour - Wear your best as you walk the final lap before Closing Ceremonies. Formal attire. Try to keep prims to a minimum, please.

10am-11am - Closing Ceremony

11am - NOON -VICTORIOUS! 'Take THAT, Cancer' LAP - Walk the track and meet the Relay Committee. Celebrate YOUR Relay!

Note: There will be various events across the Walk area besides the themed laps from live music and DJ events, including the Redheads' DJ Dusk Griswold, to ship battles, and other events. Plus there will be unofficial parties after the Walk is technically closed as the exhibits will remain up for at least a few days.

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