Ironman 70.3 Austin

Sunday, October 28, 2012


Welcome to Miles for Melanoma Ironman 70.3 Austin!

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!

Are you already registered for Ironman? If so, continue on. Raise as much as you can so you can be eligible for reimbursement and other thank you gifts.

Are you interested in one of our free race entries?  In order to register for the race without first paying the Ironman registration fee (by using one of our free slots), you must complete a commitment form that states you guarantee to raise or pay $1,200 to the MRF by September 28. Email us at for more info.

Ready to get started? 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.

If you are unable to attend but would like 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 Austin area hotel.
Airfare reimbursement has a maximum of $700 for one person only for a flight to Austin.