2024 DC Miles for Melanoma 5k

Yards Park
355 Water St SE
Washington, D.C. 20003

Points count towards our Year-Long 5k & Back of the Pack Series.  Points will also count towards our Spring Series.

Please note that Bishop’s Events promo/discount codes cannot be used to register for this event.

On Saturday, May 11, 2024, the Miles for Melanoma DC event will take place at Yards Park with the site opening at 7:30 AM ET for check-in. Opening Ceremonies will begin at 8:30 AM ET. The 5K will begin at 9:00 AM ET with our Closing Ceremonies to follow after all runners have returned starting at 10:00 AM ET.

Join us early and take advantage of all our fun event day activities, which include:

Miles for Melanoma Photobooth
Stop by to meet all our sponsors and receive free giveaway items such as tote bags, sunscreen, pens and much more!
Play cornhole or other on-site outdoor games
Skin Screenings hosted by Local Presenting Sponsor, QualDerm

Runners Receive

Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event

Charity Information

The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is the largest independent organization devoted to melanoma. Committed to the support of medical research in finding effective treatments and eventually a cure for melanoma, the MRF also educates patients and physicians about prevention, diagnosis and the treatment of melanoma. The MRF is an active advocate for the melanoma community, helping to raise awareness of this disease and the need for a cure. The MRF’s website is the premier source for melanoma information seekers.

Race Start Times

5k – 9am

Registration Fees

5k (runner) – $35, until Feb 16 ($40)

5k (walker) – $30, until Feb 16 ($35)

5k (youth, 12 & under) – $20, until Feb 16 ($20)

Virtual rate – runner/walker – $15

Virtual rate – youth, 12 & under – $10

***Price will increase on race morning by $5 for each distance

T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before May 1.  We will order extra t-shirts for those who register after that date, but it is on a first-come first-served basis.

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