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St. Jude Memphis
Marathon® Weekend

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Saturday, December 4, 2021

 
 
 
 
 

Proudly celebrating 20 years running...and introducing our newly-designed courses.

(June 20, 2021) - St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend presented by Juice Plus+ is in person for our 20th anniversary year, and we're excited to introduce our newly-designed courses. Each distance will take you on an inspiring journey in support of the kids of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

  • Memphis landmarks, local flavor and points of interest dot the courses as well as plenty of cheer stations, entertainment and neighborhood parties.
  • All routes include a run through the heart of the St. Jude campus for your most poignant experience of race day.
  • Because of construction and planned development, Riverside Drive along the Mississippi River is not part of the race course this year. The benefit is fewer hills to climb.
  • To build more fun and camaraderie while you run, the marathon, half marathon and 10K follow the same route until the shorter distances split off for the finish.
  • Also new this year, the 5K starts at 7 a.m., while the marathon, half marathon and 10K begin at 8 a.m.

We're thrilled to safely welcome back participants, patient families, volunteers and partners to this year’s event. We will follow the guidance of the CDC, our team of medical professionals and local authorities to ensure a safe environment for everyone at the event. As the situation evolves, we’ll share detailed information on event policies and procedures no later than 30 days prior to race day.

Check out our new St. Jude Heroes® singlet and tech shirt. Each participant who raises $250 or more receives a choice of the singlet or the short sleeve tech shirt.

Have you registered yet? Be sure to do so before our next price increase takes effect on July 1.

Participate, fundraise, volunteer, cheer – there’s a role for everyone to play in our 20th anniversary year!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fundraising.

FUNDRAISE

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.

 
Training.

TRAIN

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.

SUPPORT

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.

SHOP

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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