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Miles for Migraine Tampa 2022

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For more information, shift timing, and to sign up online, visit https://raceroster.com/events/2022/53793/miles-for-migraine-tampa-2022/volunteer/register

Miles for Migraine will host its fourth annual 2-mile Walk (or Intentional Movement of your choice), 5K Run and Relax Tampa Event on Saturday January 22nd, on the USF Tampa Campus. This Fundraiser for Migraine & Headache Awareness, Treatment & Research will take place as a live event following current COVID-19 protocols for safety. For those who are not comfortable with in-person events, we will also offer a virtual option.

All funds raised will benefit the USF Headache Center to support local migraine research and fellowship training programs.

Do you or someone you know suffer from a headache disorder, specifically, migraine, cluster headache, and chronic daily headache? Strike back at head pain by joining our team!

Volunteers are needed to help plan and prepare for our races, as well as on race day. See the sections below for the various ways you can get involved.

*We ask that all volunteers abide by local and national COVID-19 protocols, and will require volunteers to wear a mask for the duration of their shift.*

Race Day Volunteers Set-Up: Volunteers are needed to help our staff set-up the festival area and course. Set-up volunteers are needed from approx. 6am-9am.

Course Monitors: Volunteers are needed to be cheerleaders on the course and make sure participants are going in the right direction. Course monitors are needed from approx. 7:30 am - 10:30 am depending on event distance.

Water Station: Volunteers are needed to setup and manage the water stops from approx. 8:30 am - 10:30 am.

Registration: Volunteers needed to assist with registration from 7:00 am - 10:30 am. Must be organized, have ability to work at a fast pace and familiar with race registration process to assist in this area.

Pre and Post Race Nutrition: Prepare the water, sport drink, snacks, and medal area for our participants as they cross the finish line from 8am-10:30am.

Cheerleaders: If you are unable to walk or run, this is the perfect way to be involved and support all who are walking and running! We would love for you to join us from 8:30 am -10:30 am and welcome participants back through the finish line.

For more information on volunteering please contact:

Katie Morrison


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Mission Statement

Miles for Migraine is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission of improving the lives of migraine patients and their families, raising public awareness about headache disorders, and helping find a cure for migraine. Miles for Migraine produces fun walk/run events, typically a 2-mile walk and 5K and 10K races to raise money for migraine research. We also host youth camps for kids and teens impacted by migraine or other headache disorders.


In addition to pain, sickness, and - for many - daily disability, migraine carries a severe burden of discrimination and negativity from many members of the community.

This is social stigma.

History demonstrates that diseases that are stigmatized, like HIV, and breast cancer, can only change in the public’s mind when the patients and their families come together in community action asking for recognition. Diseases in which the patients do not stand up for themselves remain badly stigmatized, and patients do not receive the research or therapies needed to effectively treat their condition. This is true even if doctors speak up for the disease; patients and their families must take over the effort.

Migraine is a major disease that receives about a 20th of the research dollars that should be given to it based upon its impact. Migraine patients desperately need new research to discover new treatments, and headache researchers and clinical specialists need to be trained. Miles for Migraine does all of these things; it does so by bringing patients together in the community while also participating in an activity that is good for your health!

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Sat Jan 22, 2022
06:00 AM - 11:00 AM


12101 USF Beard DriveSimmons Park at USFTampa, FL 33620



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  • People 55+
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