Annual Fundraising and Awareness Events
Kids 4 Kids Roll-a-thon
Kids at the 2nd Nature Academy in Nashua are significant supporters of Norris Cotton Cancer Center! When May rolls around each year, the children take part in a tricycle event to raise funds for cancer research and patient services at the facilities of The Nature of Things. What an inspiring event!
Total Image 5K/10K Road Race
May 4, 2013
Start your Cinco de Mayo off healthy! The Total Image 5K/10K Road Race partially benefits Norris Cotton Cancer Center. The start/finish line is at Jillian's Billiards Club, at 50 Phillippe Cote Street, Manchester, NH.
Friends Team Running The Covered Bridges Half Marathon
Sunday, June 2, 2013
Every June, the Friends Team runs the Covered Bridges Half Marathon, while raising money for cancer research and patient services at Norris Cotton Cancer Center. If you know anyone with a spot in the race, please encourage them to join the Friends Team!
Skip Matthews Memorial Father's Day Run
Sunday, June 16, 2013
The 10th Annual Skip Matthews Run on June 16 will commemorate the life of this exceptional friend, parent, husband, and personality. All proceeds from Skip's Run will benefit the Brain Tumor Research Fund at Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Participants choose from a 4-mile race or a 1-mile walk/fun-run (kids welcome!).
Eastman Golf Tournament
June 28, 2013
The Eastman Benefit for Norris Cotton Cancer Center features an amateur golf tournament at beautiful Eastman Golf Links. Players may sign up (PDF) as singles, doubles, threesomes, or foursomes (players will be placed into foursomes if not signing up as such). There will be a variety of opportunities to compete for prizes and awards. Refreshments will be available throughout the day, followed by an after-party with hearty hors d'oeuvres and award presentations. There are advertising and sponsorship opportunities (PDF) for businesses and individuals alike.
The Prouty Ultimate
July 12-13, 2013
Cyclists will love this beautiful and challenging back-to-back century ride from Manchester, N.H., along scenic roadways into Hanover, N.H., the first day, participants then join The Prouty Century Ride on day two. Join the Ultimate fight against cancer!
Saturday, July 13, 2013
The 32nd Annual Prouty on July 13th is not to be missed! With a great variety of route lengths for biking, walking and rowing; the new 18-hole golf option; and volunteer opportunities galore - there are MANY ways to be a part of The Prouty. The Prouty offers fitness, fun, food, camaraderie and most importantly - the chance to support research and patient services at our own world-class Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Let's Prouty!
Playing for a Purpose Jamboree
On one day, every year in Manchester, field hockey teams from all over New Hampshire participate in the Playing for Purpose Jamboree to support cancer research and patient services at Norris Cotton Cancer Center. GO TEAMS!!
Green Mountain Motorcycle Ride
Sunday, August 18, 2013
Please join us on August 18, 2013 for the 11th Annual Green Mountain Motorcycle Ride. This scenic route starts at NCCC in Lebanon and takes motorcycle and scooter riders through the mountains and countryside of Vermont and New Hampshire. The event concludes back at the Cancer Center witha BBQ celebration, guest speakers and live music.
Friends Fighting Cancer 5K
September 8, 2013
Join us for the 6th Annual Friends Fighting Cancer 5K walk/run road race and 400M Kids Race in Manchester, NH. You’ll love this attractive route that travels through the old Mill District along the Merrimack River. Then enjoy a complimentary food, a beverage from Milly’s Tavern at the Post-race Party which includes cash prizes, awards, T-shirts, and music!
BJ's Club Pink Picnic in Hooksett
BJ's & Norris Cotton Cancer Center invite survivors, family, and friends to a Pink Picnic luncheon. Pink Picnic celebrates survival, and honors those who offer hope, support, and love to cancer patients and survivors every day. The event provides complimentary hors d'oeuvres and refreshments and features inspirational guest speakers and special gifts.
CCBA Cancer Challenge
Carter Community Building Association presents a CCBA Cancer Challenge event every October in support of cancer research and patient services at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center.
Harpoon Octoberfest Road Race
Join the Friends Team in the Harpoon Octoberfest Road Race, while raising money to benefit the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center. This 3.6-mile road race kicks off the Sunday of Octoberfest starting at 11 a.m. in Windsor, VT. Work up an appetite for Harpoon Octoberfest beer, bratwurst, and some Oompah by kicking up your heels on this scenic course at the brewery. Prosit!
Friends Golf Tournament at Candia Woods Golf Club
Join us for this great annual golf tournament in Candia, N.H. The event includes an 8:00 a.m. registration, 2:00 p.m. lunch, silent auction, raffles, and awards.
Colby-Sawyer Plays for Pink
Root on the North Atlantic Conference Volleyball Champion Chargers, as they team up for annual awareness and fundraising games! The annual Colby-Sawyer Plays for Pink event was started by the Chargers Women's Volleyball team and now includes Women's Field Hockey, Men's and Women's Soccer and Men's and Women's Swim and Dive.
River Valley Club Cancer Awareness Open House
Join the RVC team for a chili cook off, pie bake off, whiffle ball tournament, pumpkin carving/painting (see sidebar), nail painting special at the spa and, especially for children, a face painting and glitter tattoo station. Prizes, donated by generous local businesses, will be awarded to contest winners and runner ups. All events are open to the public and take place outdoors in and around the RVC parking lot beginning at 12pm and lasting until 4pm.
Monarchs Mullets in Movember Game
Mullet Night returns to the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H., to raise awareness of men’s cancers and raise funds for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center. The first 3,000 fans at this hockey game will receive mullet wigs and moustaches! There are great group ticket packages available, so gather your gang and come see this game. Buy the $30 pack (ticket and T-shirt) and $5 will go to the cause!
Kimball Union Academy's Playing for a Cure Day
All are welcome to attend Kimball Union Academy's "Playing for a Cure" games. Root on Kimball Union Academy (KUA) students as they play soccer and field hockey in this day-long event. The event includes pink shirts decorated with mustaches for sale (to show support of research for men's and women's cancers), a bake sale, donation cans, fan prizes, and more!
Reach for the Peaks - Mt. Kilimanjaro
Climb the highest peak in Africa and reach new heights in the fight against cancer when you sign up for this exciting Prouty Challenge Event. Event founder, Wes Chapman, and well-skilled guides will lead you up Kilimanjaro on a world-class hike that you will never forget! And all are welcome to donate to the Audrey Prouty Ribbon Brigade and personalize a yellow ribbon tribute to be brought to the top by the participants. More info at www.ReachForThePeaks.org.