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 Alton Miles for Meso Registration is Now Open

Posted on Fri Aug 12, 2016 2:28pm

 Miles for Meso is excited to announce that registration is now open for is Alton, Illinois race. The 8th Annual Miles for Meso 5K Race & 3K Fun Run/Walk race, presented by Simmons Hanly Conroy and organized by Metro Tri Club, returns to Alton on Sept. 24, 2016. The race coincides with National…

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Early Packet Pick Up Info for Alton Race and Other Items

Posted on Tue Sep 22, 2015 7:25am

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 race this Saturday. Online registration is still available through today, Tuesday, Sept. 22. In order to pick up…

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Registration for Alton Miles for Meso Race Now Open!

Posted on Fri Jul 10, 2015 3:00pm

Miles for Meso is proud to announce that registration is now open for its flagship race in Alton, Illinois. The 7thAnnual Miles for Meso, presented and hosted by Simmons Hanly Conroy, returns at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. The event will include a 5K run and a 2K Fun Run/ Walk. The event will…

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Alton Miles for Meso Raises $27,000 for Mesothelioma Research and Awareness

Posted on Tue Oct 07, 2014 9:58am

More than 800 people participated in the 6th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Fun Run, sponsored and hosted by Simmons Hanly Conroy. The event raised over $27,000 for the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization, a non-profit dedicated to securing a global ban of asbestos and providing support…

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Early Packet Pickup & Parking Info for Alton Miles for Meso Race

Posted on Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:05am

The 6th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Family Fun Run is this Saturday and early packet pick up is available for everyone who has already registered for both the 5k and 2K events. Early packet pickup will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26 at the Simmons Hanly Conroy…

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Registration for Alton Miles for Meso Now Open!

Posted on Wed Aug 20, 2014 9:03am

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…

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Alton Miles for Meso Packet Pick Up Info & Other Housekeeping Items

Posted on Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:59am

If you are already registered for the race, early packet pickup is available for both runners & walkers from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20 at the Simmons Law Firm building, 1 Court Street. On race day, check-in and packet pickup lasts from 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. at the Registration Tent located…

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  Alton Miles for Meso Registration Closes Sept. 18

Posted on Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:41pm

Participants who register for this year’s Alton Miles for Meso 5K race will receive a T-shirt that celebrates the five year anniversary of the race. In 2009, the first Alton Miles for Meso race took place. Since then, the race has cumulatively raised $100,000 for mesothelioma research. Everyone…

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Early Registration for Alton Miles for Meso Race Now Open

Posted on Tue Jul 02, 2013 2:37pm

  Miles for Meso is excited to announce that early registration for the 5th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Fun Run/Walk is open. The race, hosted by the Simmons Law Firm and coordinated by the Metro TriClub, will take place Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at the Simmons Law Firm Building,…

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A Letter to Alton Miles for Meso Participants About Early Packet Pick Up

Posted on Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:02am

Thank you for registering for the 4th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Family Fun Run. This year looks to be our best year yet with more than 600 participants already registered. Early Packet Pickup Early pickup is also available for both runners & walkers on Friday, Sept. 21 at the…

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Thank You to the Alton Miles for Meso 2012 Sponsors

Posted on Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:13pm

As preparations for the 4th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K shift into high gear, we’d like to take a minute recognize our sponsors. A lot goes into planning an event like this. Without their support, we couldn’t organize and host such a successful event year after year. Organizing Sponsor The…

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Alton Online Registration Ends Tonight at Midnight

Posted on Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:50pm

Online registration for the Fourth Annual Alton Miles for Meso Race closes today, Sept. 18, at midnight. If you are planning on attending, you’ll want to register before race day to help ensure you get your correct T-shirt size. Registration costs $25 for the Age Group and $30 for Elite Runners.   Click…

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Alton Online Registration Lasts One More Day

Posted on Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:25pm

Online registration for the Fourth Annual Alton Miles for Meso Race closes tomorrow, Sept. 18 at midnight. If you are planning on attending, you’ll want to register by then to ensure you get your correct T-shirt size. Registration costs $25 for the Age Group and $30 for Elite Runners. Click…

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Early Registration for Alton Miles for Meso Race Open Through Aug. 31

Posted on Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:39am

Miles for Meso is excited to announce that early registration for the 4th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Fun Run/Walk is open. The race, which is hosted by the Simmons Law Firm and coordinated by the Metro TriClub, takes place Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at the Simmons Law Firm Building,…

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Miles for Meso races raise more than $55,000 for Meso Research

Posted on Tue Sep 27, 2011 7:06am

Three Miles for Meso races, presented by the Simmons Law Firm, raised more than $55,000 for mesothelioma research over the weekend in Illinois, Virginia and New York. The money, a combination of registration fees, sponsorships and T-shirt sales, will benefit the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation,…

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Special Registration Rate Open for 2012 Alton Race for a Limited Time!

Posted on Sat Sep 24, 2011 4:45am

We're excited to annouce that the 4th Annual Miles for Meso 5K Run and 2K Family Fun Run will take place on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. In honor of the date being selected, we're opening a registration window for the 2012 Alton race for a limited only at a special rate. Any one who registers for next…

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Important Alton Miles for Meso Info & Early Packet Pickup

Posted on Thu Sep 22, 2011 6:34am

Dear Runners and Walkers, Thank you for registering for the 3rd Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Family Fun Run. This year looks to be our best year yet with more than 500 participants already registered. We're excited to welcome an elite field of international runners and to host the Road…

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Run with a Pro Silent Auction

Posted on Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:13am

The Simmons Law Firm will be hosting 3rd Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Run & 2K Walk this coming weekend. This year’s race organizers are excited to have professional runner & Edwardsville, Ill., native Stephen Pifer attending the race as the “celebrity starter.” Pifer has…

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Early Registration Only Lasts a Few More Days!

Posted on Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:46pm

If you still haven’t registered for the Alton Miles for Meso race, you still have time before registration rates increase to $20 at 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 14. That’s only two days away! Click here to register online or download the PDF! This year’s race takes place Saturday, Sept.…

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Thank You to the Alton Miles for Meso Sponsors

Posted on Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:54am

This year in an effort to give our sponsors better recognition, the sponsorship packages have been organized into Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum tiers based on the sponsorship amount. For more info about what each of these sponsorships entails, download the PDF sponsorship flier. Huge thanks goes…

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What is Elite Registration?

Posted on Fri Jul 29, 2011 8:45am

Miles for Meso is excited to announce a new registration category for this year’s Alton Miles for Meso this year called Elite Registration. Recommended guidelines for elite registration are that a runner should be able to complete the course with a time of around 15 minutes for men and around…

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Miles for Meso: 5 Simple Ways You Can Help

Posted on Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:16am

The 3rd Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race and 2K Fun Run/Walk is schedule for Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. If you are interested in getting involved with this year’s race, here are five easy ways to do so.   Tell everyone you know   Taking a few minutes to forward the Miles for Meso…

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Registration Opens for 3rd Annual Alton Miles for Meso

Posted on Mon Jul 11, 2011 11:58am

Miles for Meso is excited to announce that early registration for the Third Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Fun Run is now open. The race, which is hosted by the Simmons Law Firm and coordinated by the Metro TriClub, takes place Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at the Simmons Law Firm Building,…

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Miles for Meso 2010 Video: Taking the Fight against Cancer to the Streets

Posted on Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:08pm

The Second annual Miles for Meso 5K Race & Family Fun Run in downtown Alton, Illinois drew support from more than 500 people from around the St. Louis bi-state area and beyond. The day was georgeous, the course was challenging and the cause - mesothelioma research - was embraced by all. If you…

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Alton Miles for Meso Raises $25K for a Cure

Posted on Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:12am

We’re excited to announce that the Second Annual Miles for Meso has raised $25,000 for mesothelioma research. The money will go to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation where Director Kathy Weidemer said it will be used to supplement their award program for doctors conducting peer-reviewed…

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Miles for Meso gears up for a big weekend!

Posted on Fri Sep 24, 2010 11:20am

We’re wrapping up the final details as Miles for Meso prepares for a big weekend. About 1,000 people will participate or volunteer in one of three races happening in Indiana, Virginia and Illinois this weekend in observance of Mesothelioma Awareness Day. If you haven’t registered, but would…

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A note from Alton's Race Director

Posted on Fri Sep 24, 2010 9:37am

Thanks for signing up for our second annual Miles for Meso! We're expecting great weather and a big turnout. Remember to tell your friends and family they can register Saturday morning between 7:30-8:45 a.m. in Alton (be sure to mention the cash giveaways!) The race starts at 9 a.m. For suggestions…

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Mesothelioma survivor shares her story with St. Louis' Channel 5

Posted on Fri Sep 24, 2010 9:30am

  Meso survivor Julie Gundlach plans to run in tomorrow’s Alton Miles for Meso race. Her decision doesn’t even compare to all the other challenges this 39-year-old mother has faced during her battle with mesothelioma, a rare and aggressive cancer caused by asbestos exposure. Julie…

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Stubbornness wins the race

Posted on Tue Sep 21, 2010 6:44am

  Being stubborn is nothing new to St. Louis native Julie Gundlach. In 2006, Gundlach was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. This Saturday, she will run in the Miles for Meso 5K race in downtown Alton, Illinois. This week, Julie will share her inspiring…

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Alton Miles for Meso passes 1-month mark

Posted on Wed Aug 25, 2010 1:05pm

The Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & Fun Walk is only a month away and already we have dozens of people signing up to help us celebrate Mesothelioma Awareness Day and spread the word about mesothelioma and how it’s a fatal, man-made epidemic that shouldn’t exist.…

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Mesothelioma: Taking the Fight Against Cancer to the Streets

Posted on Fri Oct 02, 2009 11:51am

The first Miles for Meso was an exciting day. We had nearly 500 register, and the streets of Alton were filled with people showing support for the fight against mesothelioma. Words can't really describe it, but hopefully this video can do the day service. 

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Miles for Meso featured on KSDK NewsChannel 5 with Jennifer Blome!

Posted on Tue Sep 22, 2009 2:54pm

Mesothelioma advocate and St. Louis Miles for Meso organizer Julie Gundlach was featured on KSDK News Channel 5 with Jennifer Blome today!  Julie discussed mesothelioma, the dangers of asbestos, and the two upcoming Miles for Meso races in St. Louis and Alton. Watch for yourself!  …

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Alton Update: Five Days Left for Early Registration!

Posted on Fri Sep 11, 2009 6:53am

Now is your chance. You only have five days to register for $15! And remember, when you register, the Simmons firm will donate an additional $15 to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. Plus you get a cool shirt. And did we mention there are already 200 people that have registered? So what are…

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Cash Prizes, Beautiful Location, and a Great Cause

Posted on Fri Aug 14, 2009 3:14pm

In addition to helping raise money for mesothelioma research, there are several unique rewards for showing up on Mesothelioma Awareness Day: Participants registered before September 16th receive a hi-tech running shirt! (long sleeve for adults, short sleeve for kids) The top three…

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