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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 Raises $40,000 for Asbestos Charity

Posted on Tue Oct 25, 2016 12:21pm

Thank you for being a part of the Miles for Meso community and the 8th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Run & 3K Fun Run/Walk. This year’s race had a record turnout, and we are thankful to everyone who took part in the day’s festivities. Here is some additional information regarding…

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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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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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  Race Day Registration for WA Memorial Race Still Open

Posted on Wed Jul 03, 2013 8:50am

It's not too late to register for the 2nd Annual WA Memorial Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Fun Run/Walk in Federal Way, Wash. The race will be held on the 4th of July at the Federal Way Community Center, 876 S. 333rd St. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m., and the race starts at 9 a.m. The race is organized…

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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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A Letter to Alton Miles for Meso Participants About Early Packet Pick Up

Posted on Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:02am

Thank you for registering for the 4th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Family Fun Run. This year looks to be our best year yet with more than 600 participants already registered. Early Packet Pickup Early pickup is also available for both runners & walkers on Friday, Sept. 21 at 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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Special Registration Rate Open for 2012 Alton Race for a Limited Time!

Posted on Sat Sep 24, 2011 4:45am

We're excited to annouce that the 4th Annual Miles for Meso 5K Run and 2K Family Fun Run will take place on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012. In honor of the date being selected, we're opening a registration window for the 2012 Alton race for a limited only at a special rate. Any one who registers for next…

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Important Alton Miles for Meso Info & Early Packet Pickup

Posted on Thu Sep 22, 2011 6:34am

Dear Runners and Walkers, Thank you for registering for the 3rd Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Family Fun Run. This year looks to be our best year yet with more than 500 participants already registered. We're excited to welcome an elite field of international runners and to host the Road…

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Run with a Pro Silent Auction

Posted on Mon Sep 19, 2011 7:13am

The Simmons Law Firm will be hosting 3rd Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Run & 2K Walk this coming weekend. This year’s race organizers are excited to have professional runner & Edwardsville, Ill., native Stephen Pifer attending the race as the “celebrity starter.” Pifer has…

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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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Thank You to the Alton Miles for Meso Sponsors

Posted on Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:54am

This year in an effort to give our sponsors better recognition, the sponsorship packages have been organized into Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum tiers based on the sponsorship amount. For more info about what each of these sponsorships entails, download the PDF sponsorship flier. Huge thanks goes…

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What is Elite Registration?

Posted on Fri Jul 29, 2011 8:45am

Miles for Meso is excited to announce a new registration category for this year’s Alton Miles for Meso this year called Elite Registration. Recommended guidelines for elite registration are that a runner should be able to complete the course with a time of around 15 minutes for men and around…

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Miles for Meso: 5 Simple Ways You Can Help

Posted on Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:16am

The 3rd Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race and 2K Fun Run/Walk is schedule for Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011. If you are interested in getting involved with this year’s race, here are five easy ways to do so.   Tell everyone you know   Taking a few minutes to forward the Miles for Meso…

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Registration Opens for 3rd Annual Alton Miles for Meso

Posted on Mon Jul 11, 2011 11:58am

Miles for Meso is excited to announce that early registration for the Third Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Fun Run is now open. The race, which is hosted by the Simmons Law Firm and coordinated by the Metro TriClub, takes place Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, at the Simmons Law Firm Building,…

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South Florida Race Raises $33,000 for Mesothelioma Research

Posted on Tue May 03, 2011 12:34pm

The check has been signed and sent. We are excited to announce that the 2011 South Florida Miles for Meso race raised a grand total of $33,000 for mesothelioma research. The money, a combination of registration fees, sponsorships, private donations and T-shirt sales, was donated to the Mesothelioma…

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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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Registration Now Open for Third Annual Wishing Well Miles for Meso

Posted on Thu Jan 06, 2011 9:30am

Registration is now open for the Third Annual Wishing Well Miles for Meso 8k Run & 4K Cancer Tribute Walk in Boca Raton, Florida. To register visit www.active.com or www.accuchiptiming.com and search for "Miles for Meso." Or CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE! The race, organized by the…

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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 raises $40K over Mesothelioma Awareness Weekend

Posted on Fri Oct 08, 2010 6:45am

The numbers are finally tallied! Between the three Miles for Meso races that took place over Mesothelioma Awareness Weekend, $40,000 was raised. The money, a combination of registration fees, sponsorships, private donations and T-shirt sales, was donated to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. Thank…

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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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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 goes to Rushville, Indiana

Posted on Fri Aug 20, 2010 10:22am

Miles for Meso keeps growing. Another race has been added to the line-up of races happening the weekend of Mesothelioma Awareness Day. Mesothelioma survivor Janelle Bedel is organizing a Miles for Meso 5K Run & Walk on Sept. 25 at the Rush County fairgrounds in Rushville,…

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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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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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Important Information about Miles for Meso Race in Alton Tomorrow

Posted on Fri Sep 25, 2009 1:08pm

Mile for Meso Alton IL Sept 26 9:00 a.m. Thank you for entering the Miles For Meso 5K race and fun run and walk! Not only are you supporting critical mesothelioma research, but we also have a great event planned for you! We're excited to share that we have nearly 500 individuals pre-registered for…

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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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Alton Update: 77 Already Entered With 30 Days Left!

Posted on Thu Aug 27, 2009 7:53am

We're just 30 short days away from the Miles for Meso 5K run and walk, and we can feel the excitement building. In less than two weeks 77 people have already registered! News is spready fast, so we encourage all comers to register early. The Simmons firm and Metro Tri Club met last night for our weekly…

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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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