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Alton Race Results 

Posted on Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:23am

 Thank you for being a part of the Miles for Meso community and the 10th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Run & 3K Fun Run/Walk. This year’s race had a record turnout with 1,200 racers and 1,500 attendees, and we’re thankful to everyone who took part in the day’s festivities.

Funds Raised

This year the race raised $30,000 for the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), a non-profit dedicated to securing a global ban of asbestos and providing support to victims of asbestos-related diseases.

The top three team fundraisers for this year’s race are:

·          Joe Amento     

·         Tyler Dreith

·          Marie Andres



Congratulations to the winners of this year’s race. Brice Pavey, from St. Louis, won first place overall in the men’s category. He completed the 5K in 15:26. First place overall in the women’s division went to Julia Kohnen, from St. Louis, with a time of 17:09.

The top overall winners who received cash prizes were as follows.

Men’s Top Overall

1. Brice Pavey, St. Louis, 15:26

2. Caleb Emberton, St. Charles, 15:36

3. Tony Wang, Ellisville, 15:42

4. Omar Abdi, St. Louis, 15:54

5. Brendan Springman, East Alton, 17:58


Women’s Top Overall

1. Julia Kohnen, St. Louis, 17:09

2. Hannah Inyart, Belleville, 18:29

3. Lindsay Hustedde, Edwardsville, 18:53

4. Jessica Mitchell, Godfrey, 19:23

5. Kaitlyn Winter, St. Peters, 19:28

Click here to see race results by age group.

Race Photos


Pictures from this year’s race are posted on the Miles for Meso Facebook page here! We encourage you to tag yourself if you are in any of the photos! Click here to check out more photos on Flickr.

Make Your Voice Heard

At this year’s race, participants were able to fill out a postcard, which will be delivered to the U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. These postcards were pre-written and urged the EPA to finish the 1989 ban on asbestos to protect public health, the environment and future generations.

You, too, can do your part to advocate for a total ban on asbestos. Sign a letter to your Congress member urging them to stand up for a ban on asbestos.

Click here to sign your letter.

Food Vendors

Thanks to our local food vendors that delivered a taste of downtown Alton: The Post, My Just Desserts, Old Bakery Beer, Bluff City Grill, Dukes Bakery, and Tony’s.

Miles for Meso Store

You can visit an online store full of high-quality, specially branded Miles for Meso items to purchase. A portion from each sale will benefit the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO). The store includes pullovers, full-zip terry hoodies, crewnecks, half zips, hats, and flannel pajama pants with various colors to choose from. The store is opened for a limited time and will close Oct. 29.

You can visit the store here.

Thank You to our Sponsors

Thank you to our 2018 Diamond Sponsors: Stratos/Lexitas, Impact Strategies, First Mid Illinois Bank, BDO (Stone Carlie), and Sokolove Law.          


We are also thankful for our Platinum Sponsors: Jenner & Block, The Bridge Church (JS), Lockton, Acropolis and Pohlman

It’s thanks to the support of companies like them that Miles for Meso and Simmons Hanly Conroy are able to host such a successful event year after year.


Miles for Meso Returns

Planning for the 11th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 3K Fun Run/Walk has already started. The race will return Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019. Be sure to mark your calendars!

We hope to see you next year!

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