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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…

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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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John Pavlick MFM Race Raises Over $15K for Mesothelioma Research

Posted on Tue Oct 14, 2014 11:52am

The 4th Annual John Pavlick Miles for Meso 8K & Family Fun Run took place Sunday, September 14, 2014 at Burke Lake Park, Va. Over 100 participants attended the race and family fun run/walk and helped raise over $15,000 to benefit the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. The John Pavlick Miles…

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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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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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Early Registration for Alton Miles for Meso Race Now Open

Posted on Tue Jul 02, 2013 2:37pm

  Miles for Meso is excited to announce that early registration for the 5th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Fun Run/Walk is open. The race, hosted by the Simmons Law Firm and coordinated by the Metro TriClub, will take place Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at the Simmons Law Firm Building,…

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Thank You to the Alton Miles for Meso 2012 Sponsors

Posted on Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:13pm

As preparations for the 4th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K shift into high gear, we’d like to take a minute recognize our sponsors. A lot goes into planning an event like this. Without their support, we couldn’t organize and host such a successful event year after year. Organizing Sponsor The…

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Early Registration for Alton Miles for Meso Race Open Through Aug. 31

Posted on Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:39am

Miles for Meso is excited to announce that early registration for the 4th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Fun Run/Walk is open. The race, which is hosted by the Simmons Law Firm and coordinated by the Metro TriClub, takes place Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at the Simmons Law Firm Building,…

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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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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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South Florida Miles for Meso 8K Registration Now Open

Posted on Thu Jan 26, 2012 2:48pm

Registration is open for the 3rd annual South Florida Miles for Meso 8K Race & 2 Mile Tribute Walk in Boca Raton, Fl. The race, which is nationally sponsored by the Simmons Law Firm, and coordinated by mesothelioma survivor Larry Davis, will take place Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 at Spanish River Park. Click…

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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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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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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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Miles for Meso 2010 Video: Taking the Fight against Cancer to the Streets

Posted on Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:08pm

The Second annual Miles for Meso 5K Race & Family Fun Run in downtown Alton, Illinois drew support from more than 500 people from around the St. Louis bi-state area and beyond. The day was georgeous, the course was challenging and the cause - mesothelioma research - was embraced by all. If you…

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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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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 Coming to Burke Lake Park, Virginia

Posted on Mon Aug 02, 2010 2:26pm

  Miles for Meso is continuing to expand with the The John Pavlick Miles for Meso 8K & Family Fun Run in Burke Lake Park, Virginia, on September 26, 2010.  Organized by the Pavlick family, the event is inspired by John Pavlick who passed away from mesothelioma in 2008.  Come out…

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Miles for Meso Finding Its Legs

Posted on Thu Jan 28, 2010 2:17pm

When we launched Miles for Meso on September 26, 2009 in Alton, Illinois, we were overwhelmed by the positive response.  In fact, before the runners and walkers had even arrived, before the shirts and keepsakes were even ordered – the phone started to ring.  How can I help? Can I host…

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Mesothelioma: Taking the Fight Against Cancer to the Streets

Posted on Fri Oct 02, 2009 11:51am

The first Miles for Meso was an exciting day. We had nearly 500 register, and the streets of Alton were filled with people showing support for the fight against mesothelioma. Words can't really describe it, but hopefully this video can do the day service. 

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First Miles for Meso Draws Nearly 500, St. Louis Miles for Meso Set for October 11th

Posted on Wed Sep 30, 2009 4:05pm

The Simmons firm, a leading national law firm in the fight against mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases, will present the second Miles for Meso 5K run and walk on Sunday, October 11, in University City, at 8 a.m. Registrations are being accepted at www.milesformeso.org. The Simmons firm…

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Miles for Meso featured on KSDK NewsChannel 5 with Jennifer Blome!

Posted on Tue Sep 22, 2009 2:54pm

Mesothelioma advocate and St. Louis Miles for Meso organizer Julie Gundlach was featured on KSDK News Channel 5 with Jennifer Blome today!  Julie discussed mesothelioma, the dangers of asbestos, and the two upcoming Miles for Meso races in St. Louis and Alton. Watch for yourself!  …

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Two Races in Two Weeks? Why You Should Be at Both.

Posted on Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:12am

Some of you may be thinking, "Which Miles for Meso race should I attend? The one in Alton or the one in St. Louis?" The simple answer? Do both. Here's how it works: 1. Register for Miles for Meso in Alton on September 26th and get a hi-tech running shirt. 2. On race day, register on-site…

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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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Cash Prizes, Beautiful Location, and a Great Cause

Posted on Fri Aug 14, 2009 3:14pm

In addition to helping raise money for mesothelioma research, there are several unique rewards for showing up on Mesothelioma Awareness Day: Participants registered before September 16th receive a hi-tech running shirt! (long sleeve for adults, short sleeve for kids) The top three…

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Welcome to Miles for Meso!

Posted on Fri Aug 14, 2009 2:56pm

The need for education, awareness and research about mesothelioma, a rare cancer linked to asbestos exposure, has never been more urgent. We’re excited to announce Miles for Meso, a new 5K race and fun/run dedicated to building awareness about mesothelioma and getting critical help to families…

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