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10th 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

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3K Fun Run/Walk Closed

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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!

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Sign up for the virtual race if you plan to participate in your own virtual event at your home. We will mail you your shirt(s) to wear on race day. Participate in raceday from anywhere with the hashtag #milesformeso. Registration includes the T-shirt and shipping/handling.

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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 2018 Diamond sponsors for their support of the Alton Miles for Meso race: BDO, First Mid Illinois Bank, Impact Strategies, Sokolove Law, Stratos/Lexitas






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 Joseph Amento $533.35
2 Bill and Christina Kohlburn $426.85
3 Philip Proud $133.98

Top Teams


Georgie Porgie's Meso Patrol

Raised: $1,159.15


Friends and family of Virgil E Williams

Raised: $890.54


Jogging for Joe





Top Fundraisers


Joe Amento





Tyler Dreith

Raised: $549.96


Marie Andres

Raised: $296.28

Event Schedule

  • September 22 7:30 AM CDT - Race Day Registration Opens!

  • September 22 7:30 AM CDT - Vendor Fair & Kids' Activites Start

  • September 22 7:50 AM CDT - Meso Warrior Bib Photo at Starting Line

  • September 22 8:30 AM CDT - Welcome Ceremony

  • September 22 9:00 AM CDT - 5K Run & 3K Fun Run/Walk

  • September 22 10:00 AM CDT - Jesse White Tumblers

  • September 22 10:30 AM CDT - Awards Ceremony

Contact Information

Event Location

1 Court Street, Alton, IL, United States

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