“Why would a law firm want to donate money to a research program and eventually find a cure for a disease that they litigate, and it’s quite profitable? I think it just speaks that they go beyond that. They believe in the human spirit.”
– Mary Hesdorffer, Executive Director of the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation
The flagship Miles for Meso race takes place in Alton, Illinois every September to coincide with National Mesothelioma Awareness Day.LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ALTON MILES FOR MESO
Following the first race in Alton, Illinois, families and friends of mesothelioma victims began showing interest in hosting races of their own. Since then, the race has gone national. Ten states have held races, of which Simmons Hanly Conroy is honored to be the presenting sponsor.
Races have taken place in:
- New York
Races in 2018 are currently being planned in Illinois, Ohio, Washington and Pennsylvania. Learn more about Miles for Meso and find a race near you.