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JANUARY

Train Wayne & the Trainer Day

Crush Cancer and Your Trainer

Join us for a day when fitness trainers from across the Upper Valley come together to be physically challenged in the gym, all in the name of fighting cancer. Participants sweat it out to crush cancer in a one-hour Boot Camp session. Then, the tables are turned! Participants will have the opportunity to put their trainer through a workout of their choice or simply sponsor him or her as they go through a marathon of workouts.

For more information, visit the Crush Cancer website.

MARCH

Team Tennis to Smash Cancer

Team Tennis to Smash Cancer

Join us for the annual Team Tennis to Smash Cancer tennis tournament in March. There will be great competition on the courts, but the only score that counts is how much funds are raised to fight cancer. Help us put cancer in no man's land! Format: Round Robin Team Tennis vs 5 other teams.

For more information, visit the Team Tennis to Smash Cancer website.

APRIL

Squash Cancer Tournament

Squash Cancer Tournament

Squash Cancer is a fun but competitive round-robin format squash tournament open to all ages and skill levels. There will also be an exhibition game where the best battle it out. And you don't want to miss the opportunity to play with the pros!

For more information, visit the Squash Cancer Tournament website.

MAY

Seeds of Hope - Fashion Fundraiser for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Seeds of Hope - Fashion Fundraiser for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center

The Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center, with the support of Southern New Hampshire University, will host its annual "Seeds of Hope" fashion show in May to raise funds for patient services and cancer research at Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

Individuals or businesses interested in becoming an event sponsor or donating items for the silent auction, may contact Christine Telege at Christine.A.Pariseau-Telge@hitchcock.org or (603) 703-6955 for more information.

For more information, visit the Seeds of Hope website.

JUNE

Skip Matthews Memorial Father's Day Run

Skip Matthews Memorial Father's Day Run

The annual Skip Matthews Run in June commemorates 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!).

For more information, visit the Skip's Run website.

JULY

The Prouty Ultimate

The Prouty Ultimate

Get a taste of Vermont with the newest route in the 12th Annual Prouty Ultimate!

The Prouty Ultimate is considered one of northern New England's most beautiful and inspiring road rides to fight cancer. Graced with breathtaking scenery, gorgeous secondary roads and well-supported aid stations, this two-day, 200-mile ride exemplifies one of the best summer rides in New England.

For more information on how to take part in the Prouty Ultimate, or to sponsor a rider or group, visit the Prouty Ultimate website.

The Prouty

The Prouty

The annual Prouty in July is not to be missed! With a great variety of route lengths for biking, walking, rowing and golfing—plus 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!

For more information and to sign up, visit The Prouty website.

Learn how to become a corporate sponsor for The Prouty.

AUGUST

Elvis image running ManchVegas 5K run

ManchVegas 5K Run

Elvis has left the building, but you can chase him through the historic Millyard in Manchester, NH, at the hottest new 5K in ManchVegas. Help the Norris Cotton Cancer Center fight cancer while having a rocking good time in an Elvis wig!

For more information, visit the ManchVegas 5K website.

Learn how to become a corporate sponsor at the ManchVegas 5K Run.

Playing for a Purpose Pre-Party and Jamboree

Playing for a Purpose Pre-Party and Jamboree

On one day, every August 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 NCCC. And this year there is a Pre-Party the night before featuring a silent auction, raffles and food – root the teams on at a game and/or join us for the party!

For information on how to participate, contact Christine Frietas at cafrietas@comcast.net or (603) 759-7728.

SEPTEMBER

The Ribbon Ride

The Ribbon Ride

Join us for a beautiful ride of 120 miles through scenic northern New England to raise money for cancer research and patient services at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center. 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 with a BBQ celebration, guest speakers and music.

OCTOBER

Harpoon Octoberfest Road Race

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 takes place the Sunday of Octoberfest. 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!

For more information and to register for the event, visit the Harpoon Octoberfest Race website. Then go the extra mile to raise additional funds for cancer research and patient services by fundraising through the Friends Running Team website.

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