Friday, August 19, 2016

You're Invited To Join The Melanoma Research Foundation Miles For Melanoma NYC 5k Run/Walk At Roosevelt Island's Firefighters Field Saturday August 27 - Help Raise Funds For Research, Education & Advocacy

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF)  returns to Roosevelt Island

Image of 2015 Run/Walk Participants From MRF

 this year for it's 2016 Miles for Melanoma

Image of 2015 Run/Walk Participants From MRF

NYC 5K Run/Walk.

Image of 2015 Run/Walk Participants From MRF

According to the MRF:
The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) invites you to join us for the Miles for Melanoma NYC presented by Bristol-Myers Squibb on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at Roosevelt Island- Firefighter 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.

WHERE: Roosevelt Island-Firefighter Field, 405-425 Main St, New York, NY 10044

WHEN: Saturday, August 27, 2016


Check-in and Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

Run/Walk begins at 8:30 a.m.

Competitive (Timed) Runners- $30

Non-Competitive (Untimed) Runners and Walkers- FREE

Register early to save! Early-bird registration ends on August 25th at 5:00 pm. Race day registration increases by $25 per person. Competitive runners will be $55 per person and non-competitive will be $25 per person. Credit cards and checks only - no cash will be taken due to security issues.

Can't attend? Participate virtually! If you would like to support Miles for Melanoma NYC from the comfort of your home, choose virtual participation! Virtual registrants have a discounted registration rate. They do not participate on race day but are still eligible for all fundraising prizes (event day Champions shirt excluded).
Here's more information on the MRF,  to sign up for the Roosevelt Island 5K Run/Walk and a video

from the 2016 MRF Washington DC 5k Run walk.

More on Melanoma.