Miles for Melanoma 5k Runs/Walks 

Communities Coming Together to Fight Melanoma

 

Nationally Presented by Bristol-Myers Squibb

 

Held across the country, Miles for Melanoma 5k Run/Walks are community fundraising events that support the critical research for viable melanoma treatments so desperately in need. 

Miles for Melanoma events are a great way to meet others who — like you — want to find better treatments for melanoma. Many of the events are produced by local volunteers who have dedicated their time and energy to making it a day of inspiration and fun. Typically, events are held on weekend mornings, with several hundred attendees who walk or run a 5k (3.1 mile) course.

Prizes for top finishers and fundraisers are awarded at the events. The MRF often is able to provide free skin screenings on-site as well as other educational opportunities regarding sun safety and melanoma prevention.

Funds raised by Miles for Melanoma participants support critical research for treatments, and ultimately a cure for melanoma. By participating in a Miles for Melanoma event, you can help make a real difference in the fight against melanoma!

The Miles for Melanoma 5k program is nationally presented by Bristol-Myers Squibb for the second year in a row and nationally sponsored by Novartis Oncology. 

How to be a part of Miles for Melanoma

There are a few ways you can get involved in a Miles for Melanoma 5k Run/Walk:
  1. Register for one of the many Miles for Melanoma 5k Run/Walk events around the country or browse through all our events by visiting our events calendar.
  2. Become one of our thousands of fundraisers who seek the support of friends and family. Register for a local run/walk and create a personal fundraising page. 
  3. Create a run/walk in your home town. Gather your committee and email us at MilesForMelanoma@melanoma.org to find out everything you need to host a Miles for Melanoma 5k Run/Walk.
Make a difference – check out one of our upcoming events below!

 


 

 

Upcoming Events

Miles for Melanoma Salt Lake City

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) invites you to join us for the Miles for Melanoma Salt Lake City Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Wheeler Historic Farm!  Last year, the Miles for Melanoma national walks raised nearly $2,000,000 for research, advocacy, and education! Join us this year and help make a difference! WHO: You! Join us individually or create a team when you register. 
Saturday, Sep 10, 2016 | Salt Lake City, UT 84121 | Register

Miles for Melanoma San Antonio

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) invites you to join us for Miles for Melanoma San Antonio on Sunday, September 11th at Wheatley Heights Sports Complex!   Last year, the Miles for Melanoma national walks raised nearly $2,000,000 for research, advocacy, and education! Join us this year and help make a difference!   WHO: You! Join us individually or create a team when you register.
Sunday, Sep 11, 2016 | San Antonio, TX 78220 | Register

Miles for Melanoma New Jersey

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) invites you to join us for the Miles for Melanoma New Jersey Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Ginty Field!  Last year, the Miles for Melanoma national walks raised nearly $2,000,000 for research, advocacy, and education! Join us this year and help make a difference! WHO: You! Join us individually or create a team when you register.  WHAT: A 5K run/walk that will allow participants to help raise funds to support research, education and advocacy for melanoma. 
Sunday, Sep 18, 2016 | Morristown, NJ 07960 | Register

Miles for Melanoma Central Ohio

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) invites you to join us for the 2016 Miles for Melanoma Central Ohio on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Creekside Plaza ! Last year, the Miles for Melanoma national walks raised nearly $2,000,000 for research, advocacy, and education! Join us this year and help make a difference!
Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 | Gahanna, OH 43230 | Register

Music City Miles for Melanoma

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) invites you to join us for the 2016 Music City Miles for Melanoma on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Shelby Bottoms Park! Last year, the Miles for Melanoma national walks raised nearly $2,000,000 for research, advocacy, and education! Join us this year and help make a difference!
Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 | Nashville, TN 37206 | Register

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