St. Jude half marathon

How many people run the St Jude Marathon 2018?

Twenty- six thousand participants and 40,000 spectators from across the country and around the world gathered for our 17th annual event, which supports St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

How do you become a St Jude hero?

There are two ways to be a St . Jude Hero . Fundraise at a premier level for the full event experience. Sign up prior to general registration at the Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum fundraising level, and get exclusive benefits and race-weekend perks.

How much money does the St Jude Marathon raise?

Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend presented by Juice Plus+. Among this year’s participants were more than 7,200 St . Jude Heroes — runners who fundraise while training for their race. They raised $12 million, the most ever for this event, which is the single-largest one-day fundraiser for St .

When was the first St Jude Marathon?

History : Event began in 1977 as the Memphis Express Marathon . Became St . Jude Memphis Marathon in 2002.

Is St Jude’s really free?

Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, founded in 1962, is a pediatric treatment and research facility focused on children’s catastrophic diseases, particularly leukemia and other cancers. The hospital costs about US$2.8 million a day to run, but patients are not charged for their care.

Is St Jude’s a good charity?

Jude charity rating and review . According to Charity Navigator, ALSAC/ St . Jude Children’s Research Hospital has a four-out-of-four star rating for our Overall Score and Rating .