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16 Dec

Personalize your finisher medal

Congratulations, runners!  Thanks to you, the 2014 St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend was a success for the kids of St. Jude.  We hope all of you achieved your personal goals as well, and we invite you to create a lasting memory of your accomplishment by personalizing your finisher medal. Your medal is designed to showcase

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06 Dec

Thanks for a great 2014 race weekend!

Thanks to all the participants, volunteers, sponsors, spirit station workers, St. Jude Heroes and the city of Memphis for a great 2014 St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend! View race results. Thanks to all of you, more than $7.5 million was raised for the kids of St. Jude and more is still coming in. And St.

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03 Dec

Restaurants offering special deals to race participants

Looking for a place to dine out on Friday night before the big race on Saturday? A number of area restaurants are offering special deals to race participants. You’ll need to show your bib at the restaurant to receive these offers. Some restrictions may apply. Alfred’s on Beale Pasta special – with or without protein Amerigo On Friday, December

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03 Dec

Expo schedule of events

We’ve got some great speakers and events lined up for the expo at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. Here’s this year’s schedule: Thursday, December 4 5 p.m. – Preview the St. Jude Memphis Marathon course with RRCA-certified running coach and St. Jude Heroes training consultant Kevin Leathers.   Friday, December 5 3 p.m. – Coaches Panel: Get

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02 Dec

St. Jude patients want you to know you’re their hero

Every year, participants tell us how they get an adrenaline rush seeing St. Jude patients during race weekend and hearing them and their families shout words of thanks and encouragement. Recently, several St. Jude families gathered at the St. Jude Target House to make posters to cheer on this year’s participants. Below are some of the photos from

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