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Miles for Melanie

Melanoma Research 5K Run/Walk - Family Fun Day

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 10:00 AM EDT

Boylston Center, Boylston, MA, United States  Map

Event Details

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10 CHURCH STREET, BOYLSTON, MA  01505

PARKING IN THE CHURCH PARKING LOT! 

see you tomorrow 



Please help us reach our goal and spread the word! 


Prevent - Detect - Cure! 

Melanie has Stage IIIC Melanoma. She was diagnosed 4 years ago when she found a spot inside her ear. Undergoing 3 surgeries along with all treatment options that were available, nothing was stopping it or even slowing it down.  The strength and determination she possesses inspire all of us to really appreciate life and live it to the fullest!

Last year a new drug became available for testing and she was accepted for the clinical trial. It has not stopped it from spreading but has slowed it down. We pray every day that this treatment will hold the cancer off long enough until a better treatment or cure becomes available. 

Without money for research and clinical trials, more and more people will suffer and die from this horrible disease. As it stands right now Melanoma is one of the fastest growing cancers in the US and can strike men and women of all ages, all races and skin types. 

With 1 in 50 lifetime risk of developing melanoma nearly 77,000 Americans are expected to be diagnosed with the disease this year... resulting in almost 10,000 deaths! 

It is the most common form of cancer for young adults 25-29 and the second most common in adolescents and young adults 15-29. 


Melanoma is NOT "Just Skin Cancer"! 


Event Mission Statement: To raise awareness and funds for melanoma research and education.

Registration Fees (all values in USD)

Event Options Past PricePast Price
5K - Ages up to 11yrs Race entry fee (includes T-shirt)

$15.00

May 04 - Aug 01

$20.00

Aug 02 - Sep 05

5K - Ages 12yrs + Race entry fee (includes T-shirt)

$20.00

May 04 - Aug 01

$25.00

Aug 02 - Sep 05

Registration Closed

Event Day Schedule

Sep 06 9:00 AM - Registration starts

Sep 06 10:00 AM - Race Starts

Sep 06 10:00 AM - Activities Start

Sep 06 2:00 PM - Activities Finish

What you get!

Awards! 

Water Stations

Post-Race Refreshments

 

Hotdogs, Hamburgers, chips, soda, water, Desserts 

Educational Booths set up with:

RAFFLE: 2 Patriots games & 1 Bruins Game!!! 

Sept 21st against Oakland Raiders - 50 Yard Line Right behind Patriots Bench!!! 9/21/14 Section 109, Row 17, Seats 1&2 - $20/ticket       LIMITING SELLING 200 

October 5th  - Patriots vs Bengals, 8:30 game time! Lower Sidelines 135, Row 34, Seats 13 & 14 ~ $10/ticket

December 29th - Bruins vs Redwings - Loge 5, Row 10 - Seats 16 & 17 - Face value $152/each ~   $10/ticket 

 


SILENT AUCTION ITEMS TO DATE:

Signed Rob Gronkowski Official Game Jersey 

4 Day/3 Night Getaway in Wellfleet, MA Overlooking Drummers Cove, October 3th - 6th 

September 23rd - Red Sox Tickets - Field Box Seats 69, 10 Rows off the field!! Face Value $135/ea

Skin Care Basket donated by Wright Touch Skin Care

148 piece tool set by Crescent

3 Original Prints by Melanie 

Foursome at Cyprien Keyes Golf Course - value $200 

Wine Baskets 

Dinner Gift Certificates 


The local Farmers Market will be there with fresh vegetables for sale! 

Ryan Sullivan M.D. - Mass General Melanoma Medical Oncology Dept will be speaking after the race 

Worcester Dermatology Assoc. will perform free skin screenings and answer questions  

Free sunscreen, bracelets and educational pamphlets

Activities

Live Band

Face painting

Balloons

Music

Event Contact Information

Name: Desiree Tedford

Phone: 508-735-0602

Email: desiree4mrf@hotmail.com