Register by May 2 to guarantee t-shirt in your size. Online registration closes at 11:59 PM on May 7 (but late registration available at early packet pickup and on race day)

Thank you!  Your participation this year will help us support critical research on treatments for mesothelioma.

Schedule of Events

Thursday or Friday May 7/8: Early Packet Pickup

Avoid the race day rush and pick up your packet early.

More information soon.

Race registration also available during early packet pickup. 

Saturday May 9: Race Day

Old Zoo: 4801 Griffith Park Dr. (see directions below)


8:15 AM: Check-in opens + Learn about mesothelioma


9:30 AM: 5K Run/Walk Begins 

(walkers start shortly after runners)


10:30 AM: Mesothelioma Awareness & Awards Ceremony

and Raffle (free raffle entry with registration!)

(or once most participants are back)

Festivities continue until noon

Be sure to stick around for coffee and pastries!

Course Maps



Thank you to our generous sponsors!

Learn more about our past sponsors here

And stay tuned for a list of our 2020 sponsors, coming soon!


Why Mother's Day Meso Run?

Mother’s Day Meso Run is dedicated to fighting mesothelioma, a rare cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, through an annual 5K run/walk for the public in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, on the Saturday of Mother's Day Weekend.  Our inaugural run/walk on May 12, 2018, raised awareness about mesothelioma and allowed us to support the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation), a registered 501(c)(3) that is close to our hearts.  We look forward to seeing everyone at the 3rd Annual Mother's Day Weekend Meso Run on Saturday May 9, 2020, which will also support mesothelioma research.


One of our aims is to educate others about mesothelioma and asbestos.  


We are grateful to the Meso Foundation for all of its invaluable information about mesothelioma and treatment options.

In addition, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization provides critical advocacy regarding asbestos use and exposure. We are grateful to ADAO for sharing with us important information regarding the risks of asbestos.


We'll See You At:

Old Los Angeles Zoo

in Griffith Park

Our run/walk will start and end at the Old Los Angeles Zoo picnic area in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA.
The Old Zoo area is a true LA gem.  The site of the Los Angeles Zoo from 1912 to 1965, this area housed elephants, polar bears, camels, and more.  Many of the cages built in the '30s remain standing today.  Be sure to explore these structures while you're here for the run/walk.

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