Shawnee on Delaware, PA - Shawnee Mountain Ski Area in cooperation with the American Cancer Society and the Hope for Strength Breast Cancer Fund are all working together to increase awareness of cancer prevention and to raise money for cancer research, education, advocacy, and patient services.
On Sunday, skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the Joe Reisle Memorial Ski Race Against Cancer. This annual race has been newly named in the honor Joe Reisle a longtime and beloved Shawnee Ski School Supervisor who passed away in February of 2012. Using the NASTAR format, the intermediate-level course is set on the Upper Tomahawk Trail. The cost is $7 for two runs or $13 for five runs. A valid lift ticket is required for participation. All race proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Non-skiers can contribute to the Ski Race Against Cancer by purchasing "In Honor Of" or "In Memory Of" donation cards at Guest Services or the Ski School Desk.
Spectators are welcome all weekend in the base area however a lift ticket is required to go on the snow. For more information you can contact Shawnee Mountain at 570-421-7231 ext. 254 or go to www.shawneemt.com
Shawnee Mountain is located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania just off Exit 309 off Interstate 80. General information call 570-421-7231. For lodging information, call 800-SHAWNEE (Shawnee Inn), or 800-POCONOS (Visitors Bureau). Or visit Shawnee Mountain on-line at www.shawneemt.com.