FAQs

You may have many questions about Miles for Moffitt or event day. Before contacting our team, please check to see if your question is answered on this page.

Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS MILES FOR MOFFITT?

Miles for Moffitt is Moffitt Cancer Center’s premier community-wide movement for raising funds to touch lives and propel us toward a cancer-free world. Since 2006, Moffitt Cancer Center supporters have come together to raise over $7.4 million for cancer research in a community-wide movement of inspiration, courage, and hope that thousands of individuals and families look forward to every year. The event welcomes everyone and brings the whole community together, including families, patients, survivors, walkers, wheelchair racers, competitive runners, advocates and Tampa Bay’s corporate leaders and their employees.

IS MILES FOR MOFFITT 2021 GOING TO BE AN IN-PERSON EVENT?

We continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and at this time, it is our hope that participants will be able to safely participate in-person or virtually this November. Of course, we will continue to evaluate CDC and state guidelines and provide updates as the year progresses.

CAN I PARTICIPATE VIRTUALLY?

We continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and at this time, it is our hope that participants will be able to safely participate in-person or virtually this November. Of course, we will continue to evaluate CDC and state guidelines and provide updates as the year progresses. With the success of our 2020 virtual event, we plan to permanently include an interactive virtual experience for our community.

WHAT COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS WILL BE TAKEN ON-SITE AT MILES FOR MOFFITT?

Safety is our number one concern at all Moffitt sponsored events. Please remember that as the world is changing, so is Miles for Moffitt. Due to COVID-19, you will be able to select the participation option that is best for you, whether that be joining us in person or from the safety of your own home. There will be more event details announced throughout the year as we plan for our community’s protection and continue to evaluate Moffitt, CDC and state guidelines.

WHAT IF I REGISTERED AND NO LONGER WISH TO PARTICIPATE?

Miles for Moffitt registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. However, your registration fee still contributes to a life-changing impact through cancer research at Moffitt Cancer Center.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO REGISTER?

There are different registration fees depending on your registration type and the distance you would like to participate in. Registration prices increase as the event approaches.

CAN I CHANGE MY REGISTRATION INFO OR T-SHIRT SIZE?

Yes. If you decide you would like to change your participation type, mailing address, any of your registration info, or your t-shirt size, please contact MilesforMoffitt@Moffitt.org.

WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH MY REGISTRATION FEE?

You will receive the following when you register to participate in Miles for Moffitt: t-shirt, race bib, finisher medal, and a great experience with our Miles for Moffitt community.

WHAT DOES MILES FOR MOFFITT FUNDING SUPPORT AT MOFFITT CANCER CENTER?

Miles for Moffitt helps Moffitt researchers pilot new discoveries to create innovative and advanced treatments that improve the lives of our patients and families as we pursue finding the cures to cancer.

IS THERE A FUNDRAISING DEADLINE?

For your fundraising to count towards the 2021 Miles for Moffitt event, we must have your fundraising donations in hand by January 31, 2022. All donations received after that date will be counted towards the 2022 event.

HOW CAN I GET CONNECTED WITH THE MILES FOR MOFFITT COMMUNITY?

We invite you to join us in the Miles for Moffitt Facebook group to learn about event updates, stay connected with your Miles for Moffitt family, and share your inspirational story of courage.

HOW CAN I GET MY COMPANY INVOLVED?

For sponsorship or corporate involvement opportunities, please contact our team at MilesforMoffitt@Moffitt.org or 813-493-0026. If you are interested in group volunteer opportunities, please email MilesforMoffittVolunteer@Moffitt.org

WHAT DO I DO WITH CASH OR CHECK DONATIONS I HAVE COLLECTED?

Please mail any cash or check donations to the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation. Please be sure to include the team and/or participant information that the donation should be credited towards.

PO Box 23827
Attn: Miles for Moffitt
Tampa, FL 33623

IS MY REGISTRATION FEE OR DONATION TAX DEDUCTIBLE?

Miles for Moffitt is organized by the Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation, which is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All donations are tax-deductible. Donors will automatically receive a thank you letter and tax receipt via email if the contribution is made online. Supporters who make a check donation will receive a letter in the mail shortly after the Miles for Moffitt team receives the contribution. Please note that registration fees are NOT tax deductible, as participants are receiving a good/service in exchange (event day T-shirt, etc.).

HOW DO I SHARE MY MOFFITT OR MILES FOR MOFFITT STORY?

We would love to hear your Moffitt or Miles for Moffitt story and share it with our community! If you would like to share your story, please email it to us at MilesforMoffitt@Moffitt.org.

I HAVE A QUESTION THAT THIS PAGE DID NOT ANSWER. HELP!

If you have a question that was not answered by the FAQ’s on this page, please contact us at MilesforMoffitt@Moffitt.org. For volunteer related questions, please contact MilesforMoffittVolunteer@Moffitt.org.
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