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2023 Miss Tennessee, Brandee Mills, to Emcee the 2024 Memphis Miles for Melanoma 5K

Memphis, TN (April 18, 2024)The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is thrilled to announce that 2023 Miss Tennessee, Brandee Mills, will be the event emcee for the 10th Annual Memphis Miles for Melanoma 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 4, 2024 at Shelby Farms Park. Brandee will welcome guests during opening ceremonies beginning at 8:00 AM CT and kick off the 5K which starts at 8:30 AM CT. The event site will open at 7:00 AM CT.  

The 5K walk/run will bring together the Memphis-area melanoma community with a goal of raising $35,000 in support of critical melanoma research.  

Memphis Emcee

In addition to raising essential funds to support melanoma research, this event helps elevate public awareness around early detection and prevention of cutaneous melanoma and educate about rare melanoma subtypes. The Miles for Melanoma program also highlights the importance of sun safety and scheduling annual dermatological skin checks. 

The MRF team is thrilled to welcome a wide range of local presenting and national sponsors to the Memphis event this May. The 2024 local sponsors include Regional One Health, UTHSC Dermatology, Bristol Myers Squibb, Dermatology East, Levy Dermatology and Memphis Dermatology Clinic. Our 2024 National Sponsor is National Prevention Partner Neutrogena 

All in-person and registered participants will receive our 2024 Miles for Melanoma UPF50+ Cabana Life shirt. To register for this year’s event, visit 2024 Memphis Miles for Melanoma. Regular rate registration will close on Wednesday, May 1 at 11:59 pm CT.  


About the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF)  

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is the largest independent organization devoted to melanoma. Committed to the support of medical research to develop effective treatments and eventually a cure for melanoma, the MRF also educates patients and physicians about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cutaneous melanoma and the melanoma rare subtypes. The MRF is a dedicated advocate for the melanoma community, helping to raise awareness of this disease and the need for a cure. 

The MRF’s website is the premier source for melanoma information seekers. More information is available at www.melanoma.org. Find the MRF on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and TikTok. 

Media Contact  

Nicole Nishanian  

Miles for Melanoma Development Officer 

[email protected]