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27 Aug

Sofa to St. Jude 5K training program

Hey, Memphis-area residents! Are you thinking about running your first 5K but not sure how to start? Our new Sofa to St. Jude is a 12-week training program for the beginner runner/walker, designed to get you to the finish line of the St. Jude Memphis 5K. The program is free and open to anyone in the Memphis

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18 Dec

Update on fees from 2013 St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend

Thanks to everyone who completed the participant selection form telling us how to manage your registration fees, medals, shirts and goodie bags. We’re working to fulfill your requests, and we’ll continue to update you as information becomes available. We appreciate your patience. As always, if you have questions, please email us at marathon@stjude.org. Here is

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10 Dec

Options for participants in the 2013 St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend

With the safety of race participants, volunteers and spectators as our top priority and with careful consideration with race officials, City of Memphis and Office of Emergency Management officials, and the Memphis Police Department, we made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel this year’s St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend due to weather conditions. As

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10 Dec

ALSAC/St. Jude CEO explains cancellation

ALSAC/St. Jude CEO Rick Shadyac explains the reasons for the cancellation of the 2013 St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend. Video link.  

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04 Dec

Race weekend weather update

Safety is our foremost concern. With this in mind, we are closely monitoring the weekend forecast and have plans in place to address the cold and potential precipitation. At this time, we do not expect the conditions to temper the enthusiasm of participants, volunteers or the thousands of spectators who come out each year to

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