Whether you're ready to PR or go for a leisurely stroll, join us in historic Alton, Illinois, at the Miles for Meso 5K and 2K Run/Walk! All proceeds from this exciting event-- which takes place in celebration of National Mesothelioma Awareness Day-- are donated to mesothelioma research. Last year, the race raised approximately $25,000 for the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation! Presented by the Simmons Firm and coordinated by the Metro Tri Club, Miles for Meso is the perfect way to put meaning behind your miles.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Registration – 7:30am
Age Group 5K Run – 9:00am
2K Fun Run/Walk – 9:00am
The Simmons Firm (across from Marquette Catholic High School)
One Court Street
Alton, Illinois, 62002
Packet Pick-up information will be released closer to race day.
Register online to participate in the race.
The overall top five men and women who complete the 5K race will receive cash prizes. The top three finishers in each age group will receive medals. The top five men and women overall will be ineligible for the age group prizes. High school and college-level athletes are ineligible to receive cash prizes due to IHSA/MHSA and NCAA eligibility requirements. Alternative prizes will be given to student athletes in lieu of cash who place in the top five of the men's or women's category.
The top five men and women overall 5K finishers will receive the following cash prizes:
1st Place - $500
2nd Place - $250
3rd Place - $200
4th Place - $100
5th Place - $50
The top three finishers in the below age groups will receive a medal. The age groups are as follows: 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & up