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Miles for Matthew

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MFM is grassroots subset of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy. Our mission is to raise funds and awareness for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. A member of our student body is living with Duchenne and we honor him, while fighting for all boys with Duchenne. Please consider joining our virtual race next month. Check our our 2 race platforms on

This year, Miles for Matthew is VIRTUALLY UNSTOPPABLE! 

All Whirlie families and clubs and classes are encouraged to partipate in this activity of community, compassion and fitness.  

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Matthew is a true champion for Duchenne muscular dystrophy research, and this year starts Grimsley as a 9th Grader!  He has been in 9 studies and clinical trials that we hope will lead to a brighter future for all boys with Duchenne. Miles for Matthew was created to raise awareness and funds for DMD research but it also honors Matthew's bravery and selflessness. He is currently in a gene therapy trial and thanks to all you champions out there, we are getting closer to an independent and healthy future.  We would love for you to join us in the fight for the future of all boys with Duchenne.



MFM has been a labor of love for 12 years and has evolved into the community event that we envisioned the year Matthew was diagnosed. We will continue to host this race for the next 4 years and will bring it to a close in 2023, when Matthew will be a senior in high school. We hope you will join us for the last years of MFM. Those who run in 2020, 2021 and 2022 will be given free entry into our final race.Thank you for the tremendous difference you have made in our lives and the DMD community.