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
Oct 28, 2014
The 3rd Annual Bruce A. Waite Miles for Meso 5k Run/Walk has raised over $10,000 for the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. The race, which was attended by nearly 300 people, took place Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 in Ontario, Ohio, at the high school. read more »
Oct 14, 2014
The 4th Annual John Pavlick Miles for Meso 8K & Family Fun Run took place Sunday, September 14, 2014 at Burke Lake Park, Va. Over 100 participants attended the race and family fun run/walk and helped raise over $15,000 to benefit the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. 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.