Prouty Timelime

Over its 33 years, The Prouty has raised more than $23 million that funds research into ways to better diagnose, treat and prevent cancer. These dollars have also funded patient services that help ease the way for patients and families struggling with cancer. Research conducted here makes a difference in the lives of patients all over the world.

1982 – Prouty begins!  Four nurses cycle 100 miles inspired by Audrey Prouty

1985 – Move the start to Hanover, finish at Storr’s Pond with 40/60/100 mile options

1986 – Route options changed to 25/50/100 miles

1988 – A one day(!) 200-mile cycling route is added

1990 – The one-day 200-mile route is eliminated

1991 – The 10th Annual Prouty raises a record-breaking $63,540

1992 – 5 & 10k residential walk routes through Hanover added

1993 – Start/finish changed to Thompson arena in Hanover

1996 – An 80-mile bike route is added

1998 – Start/finish changed to Dartmouth Medical School campus in Hanover

1999 – 794 participants raise a record-breaking $161,957 (the first time over $100,000!)

2000 – Carbo-Loading Party by Lui Lui the Friday night before is added

2001 – First year to have a $150 fundraising minimum (same as it is today!)

2002 – Bike routes changed back to 25/50/100 miles

2004 www.TheProuty.org is created, allowing for online fundraising and registration

2005 – Added the wooded walk route allowing for 15 & 20k combined walk routes

2006 – The 25th Annual Prouty raises $1.2MM (first time over one million!)

2007 – Start/finish changed to the Richmond Middle School, Hanover

2008 – The Prouty Ultimate – 2 day, 200 mile route – started

2009 – The 35 mile bike route is added and the “25 mile” route is renamed as “20 mile”

2011 – Row The Prouty – a scull and sweep event on the Connecticut River debuts!

2013 – Golf The Prouty debuts! The 77 mile bike route is added.

2014 – The 33rd Prouty raises over $3MM (first time over $3 million!)