VOLUNTEERS are needed for race day!!!
Want to be part of our event on April 26 but can’t run or walk the 5K? We would love to have you be part of our VOLUNTEER CREW. Crew members will help with parking, set-up, clean-up, and course monitoring. This is great way for students to earn their service hours. Simply follow this link to register. All CREW members will get a great t-shirt! Register today to guarantee yours! https://prracemanagement.
Miles Against Melanoma 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run,
& Kids Dash
April 26, 2014
Register for the 3rd Annual Miles Against Melanoma 5k Run/Walk and help raise awareness and funds for melanoma skin cancer. Proceeds raised will benefit Carolinas Healthcare Foundation, helping with education, patient advocacy, and research. Our course is USATF certified and begins & ends in front of Omega Sports with a nice route through the beautiful community of Raintree. Each participant will receive a SPF tech t-shirt and will enjoy music and refreshments after the race. Omega Sports will be awarding prizes for the overall winners and age group winners! We look forward to seeing you on April 26, 2014 to Save the Skin You’re In!
Online Registration Closing Date: Thursday, April 24th
Registration: 7 AM
1M Fun Run: 8 AM
5K: 8:05 AM
Kids Dash: 9:30 AM
Course Map: posted soon!!!
Miles Against Melanoma 5K is the second race in the ERACE Away Cancer series.
Visit www.prracemanagement.com and click on ERACE Away Cancer at the top of the page for details on the other races in the series.
Miles Against Melanoma NC is proud to partner with EEShades. They will donate a portion of the proceeds to MAM NC for every pair of EESHADES sold through this link. The frames are sleek, sporty, and fit active lifestyles and the high quality construction make EESHADES an excellent choice for the outdoor workforce. Click on their logo for more information about EESHADES and to buy a pair today! When purchasing, they must enter in CHARLOTTE as the Coupon Code in order for us to get credit.
In memory of Amy Robinson
Miles Against Melanoma NC was created in honor of my sister, Amy Jo Robinson. She lost her life much too young to melanoma. Amy Jo Ross Robinson was first diagnosed with melanoma when she was just a junior in high school, after a biopsy was performed on a mole she had removed. She had surgery to remove the lymph nodes from the surrounding area and was in remission for over 10 years until it came back in her lungs and eventually took her life. Amy was only 30 years old when she died. Miles Against Melanoma NC is dedicated to raising the public’s awareness of melanoma and funds for its research so no one else will have to suffer like Amy. Thank you so much for your support!
Please consider participating, volunteering, or sponsoring our event. Proceeds will benefit the Levine Cancer Institute and other initiatives to increase the public’s awareness of melanoma and the damaging effects of the sun and tanning beds.