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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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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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Washington Miles for Meso Raises $13K for Mesothelioma Research

Posted on Wed Aug 12, 2015 9:28am

The 4th Annual Washington Memorial 5k Run/Walk, which took place on July 4 in Federal Way, Washington at the Federal Way Community Center, raised $13,000 for mesothelioma research.   The race was organized by Pat Dyhrman, Diana Stewart, and Pat Hatley. The event honored the memory of…

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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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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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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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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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  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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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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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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Washington Memorial 5K Run/Walk Reaches 200 Registrations

Posted on Tue Jul 03, 2012 1:42pm

  On Independence Day, 200 walkers and runners will fight back against mesothelioma with the Washington Memorial Miles for Meso 5K Run/Walk in Federal Way, Washington. Race Co-organizer Diana Stewart said the number of registrations from the past ten days have far exceeded her expectations. Because…

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Registration for Miles for Meso WA Memorial 5K Run/Walk Now Open

Posted on Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:28am

Registration is open for the inaugural Miles for Meso Washington Memorial 5K Run/Walk in Federal Way, WA. The race, which is nationally sponsored by the Simmons Law Firm, will honor the memory of Dick Dyhrman, Bud Hatley and Bob Stewart and other Washington residents who have died of mesothelioma.…

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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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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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Virginia Miles for Meso 8K Registration Now Open

Posted on Tue Aug 23, 2011 11:48am

Miles for Meso is excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2nd Annual John Pavlick Miles for Meso 8K & Family Fun Run in Burke, Virginia. The race, which is nationally sponsored by the Simmons Law Firm and coordinated by the Pavlick Family, will take place Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011,…

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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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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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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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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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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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