Annual 5k honors locals who died from mesothelioma | Photos

Event proceeds go to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation to support patients and their families.

More than 160 runners and walkers competed in the 8th annual Miles for Meso 5k Run/Walk on July 4, which started and finished at the Federal Way Community Center.

Jameson Karmell finished first with a time of 18:45. Scott Maclaren and Kathleen Riordan finished second and third 30 and 40 seconds later.

All proceeds go to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation to support patients and their families, provide research grants and create national awareness. Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by asbestos exposure. This event is held in memory of Dick Dyhrman, Bud Hatley, Bob Stewart and all other Washington residents who have died from mesothelioma.

Photos courtesy of Bruce Honda

More in News

Public meeting on Sea-Tac Airport impact study July 24 at Tyee High School

Department of Commerce hosts first public information meeting about study of ongoing impact of growing operations at airport.

Camelot Elementary recognized by King County Green Schools Program for conservation efforts

The school’s “Green Team” supports recycling efforts in the school, helps run the school garden and holds a Green Festival.

FUSION’s 20th housing unit to help another homeless family

Robin O’Grady, executive director of FUSION, said this home will help them continue the good work they are doing in the community.

Surviving domestic violence and the streets

“I have nowhere to go and having to go back to that is a horrible, vicious cycle”: Woman without home, job and car struggles to rebuild life.

King County Correctional Facility is located at 500 5th Ave., Seattle. File photo
King County jail’s leaky pipes have national implications

Lawsuit filed in King County Superior Court alleges Aquatherm has been selling faulty pipes.

Federal Way mayor awards Mike Park Key to the City

Former Mayor Park played a pivotal role in bringing the Korean American National Sports Festival to Federal Way last month.

Federal Way Council selects pro and con marijuana advisory committee

Six residents were appointed to two advisory committees regarding Proposition No. 1 on the November ballot, one pro and one con.

Federal Way Rhythm and Brews Festival set for Saturday

The third annual event will be held at Town Square Park.

Federal Way woman dies after crash on SR 167

Heather Tingley, 37, died at Harborview Medical Center the day after the crash.

Most Read