Fitness for St. Jude

Use your strength for a greater good.

What you do for your health can help save the lives of kids diagnosed with cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

How do you get fit?

  1. Make your journey to the finish line part of something bigger

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    Runners who commit to fundraising for St. Jude while they train for their race are part of a nationwide alliance against childhood cancer. They’re called St. Jude Heroes, and they run every distance from 5K to marathon.

    Run for St. Jude

  2. Walk. Run. Fight childhood cancer.

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    The St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer is a nationwide fundraising event held during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Participants of all fitness levels will come together this September to walk or run.

    Walk for St. Jude

  3. Do more with your ride

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    Be part of the St. Jude Ride, and you can help St. Jude go further in conquering childhood cancer. Events include 24-hour and 6-hour relays in Memphis and road rides in Hastings, Minnesota.

    Bike for St. Jude

  4. Swim, bike and run for the kids of St. Jude

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    St. Jude has partnered with Life Time Fitness and the Life Time Tri Series. Register as a St. Jude Hero, and the finish line is only the beginning of what you can accomplish.

    Tri for St. Jude

  5. Fight dirty against childhood cancer

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    Take your Warrior Dash up a notch by registering as a St. Jude Warrior. Crawl through mud, jump over fire and help fund groundbreaking cancer research.

    Dash for St. Jude

Not finding the right fit?

CREATE YOUR OWN EVENT

Take the St. Jude Challenge. Organize a St. Jude Challenge event and your gym, studio or neighborhood can maximize the impact of a healthy lifestyle by giving back. Owners and managers across the country have used yoga, martial arts, walking, biking and other workouts to fundraise for the kids of St. Jude while promoting health and resilience and giving their community a uniting cause.

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1. Sign up

Sign up to coordinate an event, and download resources.

 
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2. Recruit

Spread the word, and recruit participants.

 
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3. Host

Host your event, and help save lives. 

 

Get Started

See our guidelines.

 
St. Jude patient Millie

St. Jude patient Millie with Dr. Pui

About St. Jude

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. And families never receive a bill from St. Jude — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Learn more about why you should support St. Jude.