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9th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 3K Fun Run/Walk
Going the Distance for Patients and Familes Impacted by Mesothelioma

Miles for Meso is a 5K race and 3K fun run/walk held less than 30 minutes from downtown St. Louis in historic Alton, Illinois. This exciting event takes place in September in celebration of National Mesothelioma Awareness Day. Presented by Simmons Hanly Conroy and coordinated by the Metro Tri Club, all proceeds from the event are donated to mesothelioma awareness and research. Since 2009, the race has raised nearly $300,000 for mesothelioma cancer research.

Registration fees

5K Run Closed

    1. Registration closed

3K Fun Run/Walk Closed

    1. Registration closed

Buy a Shirt Closed

Can't make the race or the virtual race, but still want a shirt? Pick this option. Shirts are NOT mailed and can only be picked up at Simmons Hanly Conroy. If you need your shirt mailed, please choose the Virtual Race, which includes shipping and handling costs. Thank you!

Miles for Meso Sponsors

Our partners and sponsors are generous in their support and enthusiasm for Miles for Meso. Because of their generosity, we're able to spread the word about the dangers of asbestos and bring local communities together in the shared fight against mesothelioma. The money raised through Miles for Meso has a direct impact on patients and families. Since 2009, Miles for Meso has raised over $400,000. Each sponsor and partner made that possible.

Miles for Meso would like to recognize the 2016 platinum sponsors for their support of the Alton Miles for Meso race: The Bridge Church, Acropolis Technology Group and Stratos Legal. 



Corporate sponsorships of the Miles for Meso race are available through Sept. 1. To learn more visit, 

5K Race Course Map

Top Donors

# Name Amount
1 Stratos Legal $3,500.00
2 FindLaw, a part of Thomson Reuters $2,000.00
3 The Family of Mr. Norman H. Forin $360.00

Top Teams



Raised: $1,180.00


Georgie Porgie's Meso Patrol





Friends and family of Virgil E Williams

Raised: $575.00

Top Fundraisers


Christin Chandler





Michael Alexander





Marilyn Amento





Event Schedule

  • September 30 7:30 AM CDT - Race Day Registration Opens!

  • September 30 7:30 AM CDT - Vendor Fair & Kids' Activites Start

  • September 30 7:50 AM CDT - Meso Warrior Bib Photo at Starting Line

  • September 30 8:30 AM CDT - Welcome Ceremony

  • September 30 9:00 AM CDT - 5K Run & 3K Fun Run/Walk

  • September 30 10:00 AM CDT - Jordan Zevon Performance

  • September 30 10:30 AM CDT - Awards Ceremony

Contact Information

Event Location

1 Court Street, Alton, IL, United States

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