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 research and awareness. This year's race will benefit the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization.
7:30 a.m. - Race Day Registration opens
7:30 a.m. - Vendor Fair and Kids Zone open
8:00 a.m. - Meso Warrior Bib Group Photo
8:30 a.m. - Pre-race Ceremony begins
9:00 a.m. - 5K Race/3K Fun Walk begins
10:15 a.m. - Awards Ceremony begins
Miles for Meso will weave the historic streets of Alton, Illinois. The race will begin at the location of the new Simmons Law Firm building (formerly the Smurfit Stone building) at the corner of Court Street and 4th Street. This is less than 30 minutes from downtown St. Louis.
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The overall top five men and women who complete the 5K race will receive cash prizes. The top three finishers in each 5-year age group will receive medals. The top five men and women overall will be ineligible for the age group prizes. High school and college-level athletes are ineligible to receive cash prizes due to IHSA/MHSA and NCAA eligibility requirements. Alternative prizes will be given to student athletes in lieu of cash who place in the top five of the men's or women's category.
The top five men and women overall 5K finishers will receive the following cash prizes:
1st Place - $500
2nd Place - $250
3rd Place - $200
4th Place - $100
5th Place - $50
The top three finishers in the below age groups will receive a medal. The age groups are as follows:
10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & up
Early Registration: $25 July 9 - Aug. 26
Regular Registration: $30 Aug. 27-Sept. 16
Late Registration: $35 Sept 17-20
Raceday Registration: $40 September 22
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