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St. Jude Memphis
Marathon® Weekend

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Saturday, December 4, 2021


Event status update

(Sept. 16, 2021) - We are very excited to welcome many of you to Memphis this December! In what continues to be an evolving environment, we are making every effort to ensure the health and safety of everyone who will be attending event weekend in person. We believe that ensuring a safe environment is everyone’s responsibility; therefore, the following protocols are required. 

All 2021 St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend registered participants as well as all guests, volunteers and partners MUST:

  • Be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a negative COVID-19 test result that has been administered between Wednesday, Dec. 1- Friday, Dec. 3. Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is defined as individuals who are two weeks after receiving the second dose in a two-dose vaccine series or two weeks after receiving the single-dose vaccine. 

    Verification of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result will be required prior to entry into any official event weekend activities.
    Verification process details will be communicated in November.
  • Wear a mask during the following:
    - Health & Fitness Expo
    - Platinum Premier Welcome Party
    - VIP Reception
    - St. Jude Heroes Pasta Party
    - St. Jude Heroes Hospitality
    - Other event weekend activities as required by event officials
  • Be free of the following COVID-19 symptoms within 10 days of attending St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend, such as:
    - Fever
    - Chills
    - Cough
    - Shortness of breath
    - Body aches
    - Loss of sense of smell or taste 

*Please see our Health & Safety Policy for further details.

As we draw closer to event weekend, we are committed to keeping you informed of event policies and procedures, 20th anniversary celebration plans and more! 



Upgrade your race experience by fundraising as a St. Jude Hero. You could earn a singlet, an interactive race weekend wristband or even a hotel stay.



See our new training resources center for training plans for each race distance, running tips and more. Whatever your goals, we've got you covered.



Volunteer, cheer, spectate, sponsor or even fundraise for the event without running. Discover all the ways you can participate in Memphis' premier running event.

Marathon merchandise.


Buy official race merchandise, and purchase race photos from last year's race. A portion of proceeds benefits St. Jude kids.


Use your run to help St. Jude

The St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend is the biggest one-day fundraiser for St. Jude. This year we need your help more than ever.

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Raise funds while you train

Those who choose to fundraise play a vital role in helping us meet our goal for St. Jude. Create or log in to your account to begin.

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Donate on behalf of a participant

You can donate on behalf of any St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend participant. Simply search for their name to get started. 

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Give to the event goal

Give directly to our event goal for this year. Every donation makes a difference in the lives of St. Jude kids. 

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Explore St. Jude

St. Jude patient Olivia.

Meet Olivia and her family

Olivia's dad ran in the St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend before his daughter became a patient for blood cancer. Watch their story.

St. Jude Hero

Get inspired

St. Jude Heroes are doing amazing things with their miles. Read The Dudes' story.



Thank you to our partners

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Important event updates for all attendees, please read.