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Early Registration for the Alton Miles for Meso is now open!

Posted on Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:54am


The 10th Annual Miles for Meso, presented by Simmons Hanly Conroy and coordinated by the Metro Tri Club, returns on Sept. 22, 2018 in Alton, Ill., which is less than 30 minutes from downtown St. Louis. This event is held in September in honor of National Mesothelioma Awareness Day. All proceeds from the event will go to mesothelioma research/awareness and benefit the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization .

Registration is now open here with the cost of $25 through Aug. 26, $30 through Sept. 16, $35 through Sept. 20, and $40 for race day registration. Online registration closes on Sept. 20. Race day registration will open at 7:30 a.m. Cash, check and credit will be accepted..

To celebrate the race’s 10th year, everyone who crosses the finish line will receive a commemorative finisher medal. Cash prizes will also be awarded to the top 5 finishers in the men’s and women’s divisions. Also, medals will be awarded to the top 3 spots in 5-year age groups.

Packet pick-up will be available for those registered by Sept. 21 at the Simmons Hanly Conroy building in the auditorium from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. You can also pick up your packet the morning of the race, starting at 7:30 a.m.

T-shirts are available for everyone who registers. Sizes are only guaranteed for those who register by Aug. 26, then sizes are given out in order of registration.

Register as early as you can to ensure your T-shirt size and to save money on registration before the prices go up!

If you are not able to attend the race, you can still participate by registering for the virtual race for $30 by Aug. 31! Your registration costs goes toward the cause and covers shipping and handling for a T-shirt in the mail.

For more information concerning the race day schedule, cash prizes, and sponsors, visit the official Alton race page here. Be sure to check out our Facebook Fan Page here for more updates!

Come out for a wonderful time and help us support a great cause!

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