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Register for the Federal Way Race by Saturday, Save $7

Posted on Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:37am

  The 7th Annual WA Memorial Miles for Meso 5K Race, presented by Simmons Hanly Conroy and the City of Federal Way, returns this Fourth of July to Federal Way, Washington. Everyone who registers by Saturday, June 30 will save $7. The race honors the memory of Dick Dyhrman, Bud Hatley and Bob…

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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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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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Bruce A. Waite Miles for Meso 5k Run/Walk

Posted on Tue Oct 28, 2014 7:10am

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. The event honors Bruce A. Waite, a teacher…

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John Pavlick MFM Race Raises Over $15K for Mesothelioma Research

Posted on Tue Oct 14, 2014 11:52am

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. The John Pavlick Miles…

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Registration for The John Pavlick Miles for Meso 8K & Family Fun Run Now Open!

Posted on Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:50am

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. The event is held in…

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Washington Miles for Meso Reaches Goal of $15,000 for Mesothelioma Research

Posted on Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:16pm

The 3rd Annual Washington Memorial 5k Run/Walk, which took place on July 4th in Federal Way, Washington at the Federal Way Community Center, has raised a record-breaking amount of $15,000 for mesothelioma research.   The race was organized by Pat Dyhrman, Diana Stewart, and Pat Hatley. The event…

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Registration for Ohio Miles for Meso Now Open!

Posted on Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:15am

Miles for Meso is excited to announce that registration for the 3rd Annual Bruce A. Waite Miles for Meso 5k Run/Walk is now open! The race will take place on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 in Ontario, Ohio. The race will begin at Ontario High School, 467 Shelby Ontario Road, Ontario, Ohio. Race check in…

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WA Memorial Miles for Mes Race Raises More Than $13,000 for Mesothelioma Research

Posted on Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:58am

The Washington Memorial Miles for Meso 5K Run/Walk, presented by the Simmons Law Firm, has raised $13,500 for mesothelioma earlier this month. The money, a combination of registration fees, sponsorships and private donations, will benefit the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, a national non-profit…

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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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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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South Florida Race Raises $33,000 for Mesothelioma Research

Posted on Tue May 03, 2011 12:34pm

The check has been signed and sent. We are excited to announce that the 2011 South Florida Miles for Meso race raised a grand total of $33,000 for mesothelioma research. The money, a combination of registration fees, sponsorships, private donations and T-shirt sales, was donated to the Mesothelioma…

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South Florida Race Kicks Off Miles for Meso in 2011

Posted on Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:11am

Boca Raton, Fla. – Larry Davis will kick off the 2011 Miles for Meso program Sunday in sunny South Florida as he and the Boca Raton Road Runners club present the 2nd Annual South Florida Miles for Meso 8K Run and 4K Tribute Walk. The race takes place Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at Spanish River Park…

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Registration Now Open for Third Annual Wishing Well Miles for Meso

Posted on Thu Jan 06, 2011 9:30am

Registration is now open for the Third Annual Wishing Well Miles for Meso 8k Run & 4K Cancer Tribute Walk in Boca Raton, Florida. To register visit www.active.com or www.accuchiptiming.com and search for "Miles for Meso." Or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE! The race, organized by the…

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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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Miles for Meso raises $40K over Mesothelioma Awareness Weekend

Posted on Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:45am

The numbers are finally tallied! Between the three Miles for Meso races that took place over Mesothelioma Awareness Weekend, $40,000 was raised. The money, a combination of registration fees, sponsorships, private donations and T-shirt sales, was donated to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. Thank…

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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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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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Miles for Meso goes to Rushville, Indiana

Posted on Fri Aug 20, 2010 10:22am

Miles for Meso keeps growing. Another race has been added to the line-up of races happening the weekend of Mesothelioma Awareness Day. Mesothelioma survivor Janelle Bedel is organizing a Miles for Meso 5K Run & Walk on Sept. 25 at the Rush County fairgrounds in Rushville,…

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Miles for Meso Coming to Burke Lake Park, Virginia

Posted on Mon Aug 02, 2010 2:26pm

  Miles for Meso is continuing to expand with the The John Pavlick Miles for Meso 8K & Family Fun Run in Burke Lake Park, Virginia, on September 26, 2010.  Organized by the Pavlick family, the event is inspired by John Pavlick who passed away from mesothelioma in 2008.  Come out…

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Miles for Meso Finding Its Legs

Posted on Thu Jan 28, 2010 2:17pm

When we launched Miles for Meso on September 26, 2009 in Alton, Illinois, we were overwhelmed by the positive response.  In fact, before the runners and walkers had even arrived, before the shirts and keepsakes were even ordered – the phone started to ring.  How can I help? Can I host…

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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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