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Raise money for Miles for Migraine

All donations made to this event will be donated to the Headache Center Fellowship Research Program at Mayo Clinic. The funds will support their headache fellowship program and local migraine research.

Mission Statement

Silencing migraine stigma by creating patient-participatory events.

Miles for Migraine History

During a first-ever advocacy visit by the Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy to their respective members of Congress in September, 2007, a group of mostly M.D./PhD research and clinicians in migraine and headache disorders, including AHS member and migraine patient Eileen Jones, RN, PHN, were given a challenge.

Legislative Aides of Congress Persons and Senators told these research specialists that their quest for an increase in the National Institutes of Health spending allowance for headache research grants was flat (only ½ of 1% of the total budget), and would not increase in the foreseeable future. Furthermore, they were discouraged to hear that they needed to build public support in their home cities and states, where until the citizens start to demand funding, things would probably not change in their favor.  In response to this Congressional challenge, Eileen decided to start a competitive race.

Miles for Migraine held its first 5K and 10K run and 2-Mile walk in the fall of 2008 in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park with approximately 200 participants. 

Our Vision

Our vision is to create some “big noise” in the community and raise the awareness of migraine and headache disorder as more than “just a headache”. We are planning to accomplish that by growing our signature event, the Miles for Migraine 5K, 10K and 2-Mile walk, and by implementing new programs such as a day camp for adolescents suffering from chronic migraines, and an adult seminar series.

Teams

Click on one of our teams below to make a donation.

The Wolffpack

Raised: $527.25

Billet Migraine Warriors

Raised: $426.08

My Migraine life

Raised: $292.92

Mayo Migraine Warriors

Raised: $239.67

GIRLS RULE MIGRAINES DROOL

Raised: $223.69

Team Lilly

Raised: $218.37

The Horace Dudleys

Raised: $106.52

Foothills Neurology

Raised: $106.52

Thomtagne

Raised: $85.21

Cluster Migraines

Raised: $53.26

Recent donors

Date Name Amount
Feb 22 John Minor $26.63
Feb 20 Karina Bolton Undisclosed amount
Feb 19 Donald Mcmahon $10.65
Feb 19 Les Johnson I wish that every time you had one of your 1000's of migraines, I could have taken that pain away from you. Undisclosed amount
Feb 19 Bobby Dickinson I’m running this for my mom!❤️? $10.65
Feb 15 Anonymous Undisclosed amount
Feb 12 Arlene Rubio I hope you have a fun run!!!! $42.61
Feb 12 Kindala Owens Undisclosed amount
Feb 11 Anonymous $106.52
Feb 10 CATHY DOWNES-DUSTIN $106.52