Miles for Myeloma - Fox Valley (2 mile & 5 mile walk/run)


Event Date

Sat, Oct 1, 2016


Appleton, WI


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2 (TWO) Mile Walk or Run (ADULT: 13 years & older) - NOT Timed - Individual Age group/open

$20 $25 Closed

5 (FIVE) Mile Walk or Run (ADULT: 13 years & older) - Timed - Individual Age group/open

$20 $20 Closed

2 (TWO) mile Walk or Run (YOUTH: 12 years & younger) - NOT Timed - Individual Age group/open

$10 $15 Closed

5 (FIVE) mile Walk or Run (YOUTH: 12 years & younger) - Timed - Individual Age group/open

$10 $10 Closed

About This Activity

Miles for Myeloma - Fox Valley
A family-friendly annual 2 mile (not timed) and 5 mile (timed) walk/run held on the first Saturday of October to benefit the mission of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF).

NEW IN 2016!

  • Early bird pricing! Sign up before September 1 and save $5.00.
  • Team registration. Gather your friends and family and create a team. One team captain required per team. 
  • Packet Pick Up
  • + more...check the Miles for Myeloma - Fox Valley Facebook page for more updates.

Event details and schedule

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Encircle Health (Hwy 41 & Ballard)
2500 E. Capitol Dr, Appleton, WI

9:00a.m. Check-in and same-day registration starts at 7:30a.

All fitness levels welcome. You pick your pace, and we'll be there to cheer you on. Choose between walk or running (or a bit of both) 2 miles or 5 miles. 

Awards presented to the top overall male and female.

Timing. A time clock will be present, but only the 5 mile walk/runners will be recorded.

Packet Pick Up. In collaboration with Fleet Feet Fox Valley (3404 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54914), participants will have the option to pick up race packets in advance on Friday, September 30 from 3:00p - 6:00p.

Waiver. Every participant (18 years of age and older) must sign a waiver prior to participating in the event. Individuals younger than 18 years of age must obtain consent from an adult. 

What to Wear. Whatever you want! We'd love to see you sport the 2016 Miles for Myeloma t-shirt (included in your registration).

All sales final. No refunds.

About the Course: Both routes (2 mile and 5 mile) are 100% on paved ground and navigate throughout an industrial course approved by the City of Appleton. Volunteers will be stationed along the course to encourage, support, and assist participants. Water stations will be set up. The course is stroller-friendly. No pets allowed.

About Multiple Myeloma

Multiple myeloma is a hematological (blood) cancer that develops in the plasma cells found in the soft, spongy tissue at the left of your bones, called bone marrow. Plasma cells are a type of white blood cell responsible for producing antibodies (immunoglobulins) which are critical for maintaining the body’s immune system. Through a complex, multi-step process, healthy plasma cells transform in malignant myeloma cells. (Souce:

Ask away! Email Shaya Swanson at or call 612-412-0296.


On behalf of the 2016 Miles for Myeloma Planning Committee, THANK YOU for your support and participation in our 7th annual event. We hope to see you all Saturday, October 1st.

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