Miles For Myeloma 2017 Logo

 

FAQ (2017 Event)

Who coordinates the Miles for Myeloma 5K?

The M4M 5K is a regional (and annual) event coordinated and presented by the members of the Philadelphia Multiple Myeloma Networking Group. Each of the committee members volunteer many hours of time and energy to make the event successful and fun.

Walking for Miles for Myeloma 2012

Walkers

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter with Ryan Hueber

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter with Ryan Hueber

Who is the beneficiary?

The beneficiary of the Miles For Myeloma 5K walk/run is the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF).  This organization is dedicated to improving the quality of life for myeloma patients while working towards prevention and a cure. Most importantly, the IMF continues to fund the most promising research initiatives worldwide and are committed to providing the most up-to-date and in-depth information about multiple myeloma to patients, caregivers and medical professionals.

Are volunteers able to register and solicit pledges?

Yes! Volunteers are strongly encouraged to register for the event as well as solicit pledges for their volunteer time. For a list of volunteer opportunities, please click on "Volunteers" at the top of this page or email Cindy Chmielewski. A pledge sheet is available under the registration section of the website.

How do I make a donation if I cannot attend the event and/or wish to support an individual or team?

  • Every year, the fundraiser establishes an online site through which you may donate to the event. Easy-to-follow links allow you to donate to an individual or a team.
  • Click here to donate online
  • OR You may mail donations (checks only) from yourself or other donors.  Please ensure that donated checks are made payable to:  International Myeloma Foundation c/o PMMNG 5K and include the appropriate name, address and phone number if the donation is to be credited to a particular person or team.
  • Mail to: PMMNG-5KP.O. Box 426, Feasterville, PA 19053.

The Course

The 5K Run/Walk starts at Memorial Hall, 4231 Avenue of the Republic
(formerly North Concourse Drive), in Philadelphia. Click for full course details.

How do I learn more?

For more information, please contact Karen Horan at karen.horan@verizon.net.