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The Melanoma Research Foundation to Hold 2022 New Jersey Miles for Melanoma 5k

This September, the New Jersey melanoma community will unite to take a big step towards ending this deadly disease. 

Morristown, NJ (September 9, 2022) The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) returns to New Jersey for the New Jersey Miles for Melanoma 5k Walk/Run on Sunday, September 18th, at the Ginty Field. The event will bring together the New Jersey melanoma community with a goal of raising $30,000 in support of critical melanoma research. The event opens at 7:30 AM ET, with the race starting at 9 AM ET. 

The annual 5k helps to both raise essential funds to support melanoma research and elevate public awareness around early detection and prevention of cutaneous melanoma and rare melanoma subtypes. The Miles for Melanoma program also highlights the importance of sun safety and scheduling annual dermatological skin checks.   

We are thrilled to welcome a wide range of local presenting and national sponsors to the New Jersey event this September. The 2022 local sponsors include Bristol Myers Squibb, Merck, Novartis and Oncosec Immunotherapies. The 2022 national sponsors include Neutrogena, Coolibar, and Pfizer. 

Register to attend the New Jersey Miles for Melanoma 5K event here and receive a sun safe shirt from Coolibar!  


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 in finding effective treatments and eventually a cure for melanoma, the MRF also educates patients and physicians about prevention, diagnosis, and the treatment of melanoma. The MRF is a committed advocate for the melanoma community, helping to raise awareness of this disease and the need for a cure. The MRF’s website (www.melanoma.org) is the premier source for melanoma information seekers. Find the MRF on Facebook and Twitter and Instagram and TikTok. 



Media Contact  

Nicole Nishanian  

Miles for Melanoma Development Officer 

[email protected]