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Ironman 70.3 Steelhead Benton Harbor,  Michigan

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Ironman 70.3 Steelhead

Welcome to Miles for Melanoma Ironman 70.3 Steelhead!

As an Ironman participant, you know it takes hard work, discipline, and time to achieve your goals.  So do we.  Whatever your Ironman goal is, being a part of the Miles for Melanoma team means you will help raise awareness of this lethal disease and contribute funding needed to make critical research advances.

Why should you care about melanoma? As athletes, our prolonged exposure to ultraviolet radiation increases our risk of developing this disease. Join the Miles for Melanoma team now and help make a difference in the fight against melanoma!

Click "Fundraise" now to create your fundraising page. Tell your friends and family about the need for research, why it matters, what you are doing to help, and ask them to make a donation. Your personal story will encourage them to support you.

To make a donation, please click here.

Registration on this page is for the fundraising team only. If you have not done so, you must register for the Ironman race here.

To thank you for your fundraising efforts, Miles for Melanoma athletes will be provided with:

  • A welcome kit with training gear
  • Pre-race pasta party the night before the race
  • Breakfast in the Miles for Melanoma tent
  • Hotel rooms blocked for MRF at a hotel conveniently located near the course.
  • An exclusive Miles for Melanoma Team area on race day for athletes, families and friends to hang out near the transition area.
  • Free melanoma screenings at events on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Exclusive access to our very own Miles for Melanoma port-a-potties for use on race morning. THAT'S AWESOME!

All athletes who raise funds for Miles for Melanoma will be eligible for the following prizes based on your fundraising success. OUR GOAL IS $60,000! Your goal is to earn one of these great prizes:
$250, Stainless Steel Water Bottle
$500, Multi-bottle Fuel Belt
$1000, Men's or Ladies Jacket
$1,200, MRF offers reimbursement for your race entry fee.*
$2,500, Hyrdration Backpack
$3,000, MRF offers reimbursement for your race entry, and hotel stay.*
$5,000, Garmn Navigator
$6,000, MRF offers reimbursement for your race entry, hotel stay, and airfare to the race.*
$7,500, Timex Ironman GPS Watch
$10,000, Cyclops Bike Trainer
Click here to view the prizes.

With your help, we can reach the goal of finding new treatments and cures
for people affected by the deadliest form of skin cancer.

*Reimbursement is upon request. Miles for Melanoma athletes are responsible for requesting reimbursement and submitting receipts to the MRF for race entry, hotel and airfare. Send receipts to
Registration reimbursement is capped at $250.
Hotel is capped at $200/night for two nights maximum in a Benton Harbor area hotel.
Airfare reimbursement has a maximum of $700 for one person only for a flight to Benton Harbor.


Date Sunday, August 19, 2012
Location Benton Harbor, Michigan
Contact Carolyn Edrington


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