Peter's FUNd Racer is a ski race for all ages and abilities.
The primary focus of the event is to raise money for melanoma research and patient care. Malignant melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer. The number of people who develop melanoma is increasing faster than any other cancer. Deaths from complications of this disease are increasing at a faster rate than deaths from any other form of cancer except lung cancer. On May 23rd, 1999, melanoma claimed the life of Peter M. Newton at the age of 46.
In addition to raising funds for melanoma research and patient care, contributions are also made to the Vermont Respite House in Williston, Vermont and the Sugarbush Ski Patrol that Peter served proudly on for twelve years.
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Plan for the 2015 Event