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Raise money for Miles for Migraine

All donations made to this event will be donated to the University Hospitals and Cleveland Clinic. The funds will support their headache fellowship programs 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 a team below to make a donation.

Team information

My Migraine Life

Raised: $1,542.66

BIOHAVEN - Team CLEVELAND

Raised: $596.29

Taylor’s Team

Raised: $404.62

Team Lilly

Raised: $266.20

UH headache center team

Raised: $106.48

Team Teva

Raised: $85.18

C - Notes (AMGEN)

Raised: $85.18

Cleveland Clinic

Raised: $63.89

MigraineWarriors

Raised: $10.00

Recent donors

Date Name Amount
Jul 20 The Downing Family Undisclosed amount
Jul 18 Pierce Family Congratulations Sarah!! We're so proud of you! $26.62
Jul 17 Anonymous $26.62
Jul 17 Team Teva $31.94
Jul 16 Anonymous $26.62
Jul 16 Team Lilly $266.20
Jul 15 Carla Chaisson $26.62
Jul 15 The Authement Clan Walk it out ladies!!! Love you both!! $26.62
Jul 15 Dave Young $21.30
Jul 14 Anonymous $5.32