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The Melanoma Research Foundation to Host the 2023 New Jersey Miles for Melanoma 5K!
Morristown, NJ (August 31, 2023) – The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is thrilled to announce the next event in its annual Miles for Melanoma nationwide 5K program, bringing together local melanoma patients, survivors, care partners and survivors. This year we will be hosting our annual New Jersey event on Sunday, September 17, 2023, at Ginty Field at 7:30am ET.
This 5K walk/race will bring together the New Jersey melanoma community with a goal of raising $45,000 for melanoma research.
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 New Jersey event this September. Local sponsors include Bristol Myers Squibb, Merck and Pfizer. National sponsors include National Prevention Sponsor Neutrogena and National Apparel Partner Cabana Life.
All in-person and registered participants will receive a 2023 UPF 50+ race shirt provided by our NEW National Apparel Partner, Cabana Life. Register to attend the New Jersey Miles for Melanoma 5K event here by Thursday, September 14th, 2023, at 11:59PM ET.
About the Melanoma Research Foundation
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.
Miles for Melanoma Development Officer