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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 start at the intersection of Fourth and Alton Streets.

Coordinated by the Metro Tri Club and Simmons Hanly Conroy, this event celebrates National Mesothelioma Awareness Day. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization.

Registration costs $25 through Aug. 31, $30 through Sept. 19, and $35 Sept. 20 through Race Day. Race Day registration is available and will open at 7:30 a.m. Packet pick-up for anyone registered by Sept. 19 will be available the Friday before the race at the Simmons Hanly Conroy building at 1 Court Street in Alton.

Everyone who registers will receive a long-sleeve, moisture-wicking T-shirt. Sizes can only be guaranteed for those registered by Aug. 31. So register early to ensure you get your size.

The overall top five men and women who complete the 5K race will receive cash prizes. The top three finishers in each age group will receive medals.

 The top five men and women overall 5K finishers will receive the following cash prizes:

 1st Place - $500, 2nd Place - $250, 3rd Place - $200, 4th Place - $100, and 5th Place - $50

The top three finishers in the below age groups will receive a medal. The age groups are as follows:

 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 & up

The top five men and women overall will be ineligible for the age group prizes. High school and college-level athletes are ineligible to receive cash prizes due to IHSA/MHSA and NCAA eligibility requirements. Alternative prizes will be given to student athletes in lieu of cash who place in the top five of the men's or women's category.

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