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2012 Greg Nelson Challenge

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BENEFITING: National Brain Tumor Society, Inc.

EVENT DATE: Sep 15, 2012

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THE STORY:

What greater test of vitality than a race to the top of a ski resort? Climbing 3000 feet in 5 miles, Greg challenged himself every year mountain biking in the Widow Maker race until he was diagnosed with brain cancer and was unable to ride his bike. As he endured radiation, chemotherapy, and multiple setbacks, Greg fought to return to the sport he loved. From not being able to walk unassisted to riding a recumbant bike then a spin bike, Greg battled 3 and a half years.

Although the Widow Maker is one hell of a race (Greg said every year he questioned why he was punishing himself), it is just a glimpse into what those battling cancer face every day. So what better way to raise awareness and funds for brain tumor research than to take Greg's Challenge. Enter the hill climb and gather sponsers or join a team on this site as a virtual rider.

Last year we raised nearly $3,000 for the National Brain Tumor Society. This year the goal is $5,000 and I know we can do it. NBTS recently funded the Bridge Project - a collaboration between the Koch Institute and the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center that is conducting unprecedented research into glioblastoma.

Event Details:

Widow Maker Mountain Bike Hill Climb & Hidden Peak Challenge Run

Mostly the same course, but the bikers start in Gad Valley, the runners start near Wilber lift.

When: September 15, 10:00 am (same start time for both)

Register here: http://www.active.com/mountain-biking/snowbird-summer-and-ski-resort-ut/widow-maker-mt-bike-hill-climb-2012

Where: Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort

Event website: Sports-Am

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To This Fundraiser

$1,080

MONEY RAISED
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  • Gordon Niederhauser

    $500

  • Shane and Sheri Dunleavy

    $50

  • Home Therapy Solutions

    $50

  • Bruce and Jodi George

    $50

  • Kerri Shaw

    $300

  • Chuck Hamilton

    $100

  • Michael Milner

    $30

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22% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $1,080 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Donor Comments

Michael Milner

Michael Milner

DONATION: $30

4 years ago

Chuck Hamilton

Chuck Hamilton

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Gordon Niederhauser

Gordon Niederhauser

DONATION: $500

5 years ago

Shane and Sheri Dunleavy

Shane and Sheri Dunleavy

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

Home Therapy Solutions

Home Therapy Solutions

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

Bruce and Jodi George

Bruce and Jodi George

DONATION: $50

5 years ago

Kerri Shaw

Kerri Shaw

DONATION: $300

5 years ago