If we have miles to go, we have Miles 2 Give
— -LG (Founder of Miles 2 Give 2012-2015)
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$206,000

Total amount raised in philanthropic team runs across and around the USA + donated art to support sarcoma cancer families since 2013.


In early 2014 the inspiring documentary of the first Miles 2 Give team run across the USA was independently released thanks to the support of Hoka One One. The 2 hour film, “Pursuit To Give & Inspire,” is narrated by ESPN’s Kenny Mayne. Music provided by Pearl Jam, the late Jason Gaviati, and many more. This is the extended trailer.

 

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How did Miles 2 Give begin?

It all began when Landon, along with three other guys, ran a marathon relay in February 2010 for a friend of his who was battling sarcoma cancer. The friend died a year later, and Landon would continue to run in her honor in all his subsequent races. Inspired, Landon launched his Miles 2 Give foundation in November 2012 to raise awareness of sarcoma cancer and generated funds for it  by completing two team runs across the USA in 2013 and 2014. He continues to be grateful for M2G generous sponsors and supporters.

Wait, you and two strangers ran from California to Maryland in 2013?

Three years to the day I ran for a friend with sarcoma cancer, myself and two strangers ran from San Francisco, CA to Ocean City, MD.

 
Pictured with Ryan Priest, and John McKay

Pictured with Ryan Priest, and John McKay

 

How many miles is that route across the USA?

3,187

How many days did a 3 person run take?

157

How many sarcoma cancer families were honored on this tour?

270

How much money did the run raise in partnership with Sarcoma Foundation of America?

$103,000

 
Pictured with former Events Director of SFOA, Holly Blackledge

Pictured with former Events Director of SFOA, Holly Blackledge

 

Would you recommend running across the USA?

YES, and definitely NO. But, if you are interested in advice IF it’s something you want do, please email Landon!

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Then you completed another team run across the USA the other direction in 2014?

In April 2014, Landon and three runners started in Times Square, New York City and completed a 4,000+ mile team run all the way to Ocean Shores, Washington. Many guest runners contributed to the completion of the coast to coast run. From Washington, a lap around the perimeter of the USA was completed that was focused on events, visiting cancer families, and speaking engagements. The 10,000 mile lap back to Times Square was completed in December 2014.

A 10,000 mile lap around the USA?

Yes, can you believe it?

 
Pictured with Miles 2 Give 2014 NE Coastal Runners Everett Smith, Naeha Breeland, and Mary Flinders.

Pictured with Miles 2 Give 2014 NE Coastal Runners Everett Smith, Naeha Breeland, and Mary Flinders.

 

How many days did it take to complete a “lap” around the USA?

230 days

Was another documentary made of this tour?

No, BUT, a poetry/photography book was published, “Lyrics Of The Spirit.” The poetry was written inside

iconic RV Life Elevated. The photography is by the talented Mary Flinders that she captured on tour.

 
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How many signatures did the Life Elevated RV acquire in both tours across and around the USA?

Over 6,000

 
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How many sarcoma families were honored on the 2014 tour?

255

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How much money was raised on the 2014 tour?

$50,000 + Huntsman Cancer Foundation matching that!

Pictured with the late John Huntsman.

Pictured with the late John Huntsman.

Is Miles 2 Give still an active nonprofit?

It is not, but the “Pursuit To Give & Inspire” continues.

How many license plates did you and your team find on the side of the road in 13,000+ miles?

76

 
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“ A two hour inspiring, unexpectedly funny look into the minds and hearts of the runners and those they ran for. A journey that will make you reevaluate how to live, and how to give.”

 

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