Miles for Meso is a Mesothelioma Awareness Day race and fun run/walk dedicated to building awareness and funding research.

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Registration Open for 2016 Ohio Race

Bruce A. Waite Miles for Meso 5K returns Sept. 18
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Texas Miles for Meso Planned for Sept. 24
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Illinois Miles for Meso 5K will take place Sept. 24
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All proceeds benefit the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation or the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization.






About Miles For Meso

Miles for Meso is a 5K race and fun run and walk for mesothelioma awareness and research. As an advocacy initiative of the Simmons Mesothelioma Foundation, Miles for Meso seeks to bring local communities together and support research, institutions and advocacy groups in the shared fight against mesothelioma. The first race occurred the morning of Illinois Mesothelioma Awareness Day on September 26, 2009.... read more

Taking the Fight Against Mesothelioma Cancer to the Streets

Since 2009, Miles for Meso has brought together mesothelioma survivors, individuals recently diagnosed and family members of mesothelioma victims for a run and walk to raise awareness and research funding. 

In the years since, races have taken place across the country in Missouri, Flordia, Indiana, Virginia, New York, and Washington. Cumlatively, Miles for Meso events have raised over $250,000 in proceeds for the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation a non-profit organization dedicated to finding better treatments and a cure for this life-changing disease. 

Watch the video above to learn about Miles for Meso 2012. Meet the people impacted by this disease. Meet the family members who participated for their loved ones who lost their lives to mesothelioma. Meet the survivors who run for a cure. See exactly why the cause is so important and why we need your help in spreading awareness.

Mesothelioma is a rare cancer linked to exposure to asbestos that has no known cure. Learn more about the courageous people affected by mesothelioma.

Latest News & Blog Updates

Early Packet Pick Up Info for Alton Race and Other Items

Sep 22, 2015

Thank you for being a part of the Miles for Meso community and the 7th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Run & 2K Fun Run/Walk. Here is everything you need to know about attending the Alton race this Saturday. Online registration is still available through today. Please register by then in order to pick up your T-shirt and race bag this Friday during early packet pickup at Simmons Hanly Conroy. Visit the blog to read more about: Early Packet Pickup Race Day Parking Schedule of Events Safety on the Course  Awards Ceremony  Meso Warrior Community Dinner read more »

Washington Miles for Meso Raises $13K for Mesothelioma Research

Aug 12, 2015

The 4th Annual Washington Memorial 5k Run/Walk, which took place on July 4 in Federal Way, Washington at the Federal Way Community Center, has raised an amount  of $13,000 for mesothelioma research.   read more »

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Simmons Mesothelioma Foundation

Miles for Meso is an advocacy project of the Simmons Mesothelioma Foundation, a private, non-profit organization founded by the Simmons Law Firm. Dedicated to helping patients and families affected by mesothelioma, the Simmons Mesothelioma Foundation works with leading researchers and treatment specialists throughout the country, supporting their search for a mesothelioma cure. Learn more about the Simmons Mesothelioma Foundation.