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Registration opens for Alton race

Posted on Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:29am

The 11th Annual Miles for Meso, presented by Simmons Hanly Conroy and coordinated by the Metro Tri Club, returns on Sept. 28, 2019 in Alton, Illinois, located 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. 30, $30 through Sept. 13, $35 through Sept. 21, and $40 for race day registration. Online registration closes on Sept. 21. Race day registration will open at 7:30 a.m. Cash, check and credit cards will be accepted.

Everyone who crosses the finish line will receive a finisher prizeCash 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 the Friday before the race (Sept. 27) for those registered by Sept. 21. It will take place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the auditorium of Simmons Hanly Conroy, 1 Court St. in Alton. 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. 30, 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 $33 by Sept. 13. Your registration costs goes toward the cause and cover shipping and handling for your T-shirt.

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!

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