Alton Miles for Meso Raises $30,000 for Asbestos Charity

$30,000 Raised for Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization during 9th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K

Thank you for being a part of the Miles for Meso community and the 9th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Run & 3K Fun Run/Walk. This year’s race had a record turnout, and we’re thankful to everyone who took part in the day’s festivities.

Here is some additional information regarding post-race results and how you can continue to be involved.

Funds Raised

This year the race raised $30,000 for the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), a non-profit dedicated to securing a global ban of asbestos and providing support to victims of asbestos-related diseases.

The top three team fundraisers for this year’s race are:

  • Georgie Porgie’s Meso Patrol
  • “#ENDMeso” Team
  • The Friends and Family of Virgil E. Williams


$30,000 Raised for Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization during 9th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5KCongratulations to the winners of this year’s race. Keith Meyer, of Bloomington, Illinois placed first overall in the men’s division with a time of 15:10. Jackie Pirtle-Hall, of St. Charles, Missouri, placed first overall in the women’s division with a time of 17:13.

To see a full list of race results, click here.

Race Photos

Pictures from this year’s race are now up on the Miles for Meso Facebook page! We encourage you to tag yourself if you are in any of the photos.

Click here to see this year’s race photos. Also, check out the Fish Eye Fun photos, too.

Share Your Story

As a show of solidarity and community, ADAO highlights the stories of those who have been affected by asbestos through their “Share Your Story” feature on their website. If you are a mesothelioma warrior, consider sharing your story with others battling asbestos-related illness.

Click here to share your story.

Click here to read the meso warrior stories.

 Thank You to our Sponsors

Thank you to our 2017 Platinum Sponsors: Acropolis Technology Group, First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust, Jenner & Block LLP, Pohlman USA, The Bridge Church, Stratos Legal, and The Tedrick Group.

We are also thankful for our Gold Sponsors: Sokolove Law, BDO, Alton Memorial Hospital, Thomson Reuters, Impact Strategies, Hurford Architects, Inc., and FindLaw.

It’s thanks to the support of companies like them that Miles for Meso and Simmons Hanly Conroy are able to host such a successful event year after year.

Click here to see a full list of the 2017 sponsors.

Miles for Meso Returns

Planning for the 10th Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 3K Fun Run/Walk has already started. The race will return Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. Be sure to mark your calendars!

We hope to see you then!

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