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.
Latest News & Blog Updates
Aug 20, 2014
Miles for Meso is proud to announce that registration is now open for its flagship race in Alton, Illinois. The 6th Annual Miles for Meso, presented and hosted by Simmons Hanly Conroy, returns at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. The event will include a 5K run and a 2K Fun Run/ Walk. The event will start at the intersection of Fourth and Alton Streets. read more »
Jul 22, 2014
The 4th John Pavlick Miles for Meso 8K and Family Fun Run will take place on Sept. 14, 2014, at Burke Lake Park in Fairfax Station, Virginia. The start and finish line will be at Shelter C. The 2K Family Fun Run will begin at 8 a.m. with the timed 8K race following at 8:30 a.m. 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.