Sign up now as a St. Jude Hero to secure your marathon, half marathon, 10K or 5K race entry, and get an exclusive race weekend experience. Gold, Silver and Bronze entries are only available May 1 – May 31. General registration for any remaining race entries opens June 4 at 10 a.m. CT for all distances.
All participants are given the opportunity to fundraise, but Gold, Silver and Bronze St. Jude Hero entries are only available until May 31.
Pack your shoes for the home of the blues
- The St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend is the single largest one-day fundraising event for St. Jude.
- Every race course passes through the campus of St. Jude, one of the world's premier pediatric cancer research centers.
- We're one of the few marathons in the world owned and operated by a charity.
The fundraising efforts of St. Jude Heroes help ensure families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Learn how your race can mean more when you fundraise.
We encourage all participants to meet their fundraising goal by race weekend, but Gold-, Silver- and Bronze-level St. Jude Heroes have until January 4, 2019 to raise their committed amount.