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Be a part of the 20th anniversary St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend experience

Volunteers play a vital role in making event weekend memorable and safe. From packet pick up at the Expo to the start line and all the way through the finish line experience, we invite individuals, groups and participant friends and family to join our volunteer team for a highly rewarding experience. Check out our various volunteer opportunities to find the position best suited to you.

All volunteers must adhere to the following health and safety protocols:

  • 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. Verification of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result will be required prior to volunteering at any official event weekend activities. Further details regarding verification will be provided closer to event weekend.
  • Wear a mask as required by event officials, which will depend on volunteer position and location.
  • Be free of COVID-19 symptoms within 10 days of volunteering.

Please see our Health & Safety Policy for further details.


Volunteer opportunities

Sign up today! Select a category below and then choose a specific position and shift.

woman checking her fundraiser

Register now to volunteer on the course at either the 
Start Line
Operations or
Finish Line.

St. Jude volunteers

Register now to volunteer with the
Green Team to maintain cleanliness on the Course and Venue.

ALSAC volunteers

Register now to volunteer for one of the roles at this years Expo including, 
Participant Experience,
St. Jude Heroes Experience,
St. Jude Mission Engagement or 
Expo Operations.

woman checking her fundraiser

Register now to volunteer at the Finish Festival assisting the
Participant Experience
Food & Beverage or with
St. Jude Heroes Hospitality


Register now to volunteer at this year's Pasta Party.


Volunteer Recognition Program

St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend volunteers are a team of more than 4,000 friends, families, colleagues, and groups who come together for a highly rewarding experience in support of the kids of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Our recognition program serves to show gratitude to all volunteers for their gift of time and funds.

Lets go St. Jude sign.
  1. Commitment Level Benefit
    Complete 4 hours of volunteer service St. Jude Volunteer t-shirt
    Complete 5 - 9 hours of volunteer service 20th Anniversary St. Jude Memphis Marathon t-shirt
    Complete 10 or more hours of volunteer service Volunteer Recognition Event & VIP Hospital Tour
  2. Donation Amount Benefit
    $250 Choice of 19-oz. Everest Tumbler or Blended Wool Modified Flat Bill Cap
    $500 Choice of Memory Foam Travel Pillow or Full Zip Hoodie (men's and women's available)
    $750 Choice of Sport-Tek Heather Colorblock Raglan Hooded Wind Jacket (men's and women's available) or 22-oz. Carter Stainless Steel Bottle with Wireless Charger and Power Bank (or select an item from a lower level)
    $1,000 Choice of Packable Folding Chair with Travel Bag or Two Pelican 22-oz. Traveler Tumblers (or select an item from a lower level)
    $2,500 Choice of The North Face Tech 1/4 Zip Fleece (men's and women's available) or Corzo Cup 12-oz. 4-in-1 Gift Set (or select an item from a lower level)

    See What You Can Earn

Marathon volunteer cheering.

Cheer Station/Spirit Spot Program

Show Your St. Jude Spirit! We are looking for groups, organizations and businesses of all sizes who would love to cheer on runners along the course. You bring the people and energetic spirit, we’ll provide St. Jude noisemakers, poster-making supplies and a great location for you to cheer.

Register Your Group Now


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All images on this page were taken prior to 2020.


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