St. Jude Memphis 5K

7:15 a.m.
FedExForum on Third Street (near Beale Street)
Saturday December 6, 2014
7:10 a.m. wheelchair start

The course
The St. Jude Memphis 5K takes you from downtown Memphis through the St. Jude campus. Runners will pass Tri-Delta Place, the short-term housing facility for St. Jude patients and their families sponsored by Delta Delta Delta Fraternity.

 

Age requirements
The 5K does not have an age limit. All children 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

 

Certification
The course has been certified by USATF: #TN12076MS

 

 Go from 'Sofa to St. Jude' with our new training program

Hey, Memphis-area participants! Are you thinking about running your first 5K but not sure how to start? Our 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 area registered for the St. Jude Memphis 5K. It kicks off with an information session on Saturday, September 13, at 9 a.m. at Breakaway Running, 2109 Madison Ave. Refreshments will be provided.

To register for Sofa to St. Jude:

New 5K participants:

 

Current 5K participants:

  • Log in to your participant center and click the Sofa to St. Jude link at the top of the page.
  • Register for the training program.
  • Come to the information session on Saturday, September 13, at 9 a.m. at Breakaway Running, 2109 Madison Ave.

 

Training runs begin Saturday, September 20, and will rotate from Breakaway’s two locations week to week (see schedule below). Each run will be facilitated by a support team and begin with a brief training topic.

 

 Sofa to St. Jude training run schedule

Date Time Location
Sept. 20 6 a.m. Midtown
2109 Madison Ave.
Sept. 27 6 a.m. Germantown
1223 S. Germantown Rd.
Oct. 4 6 a.m. Midtown
2109 Madison Ave.
Oct. 11 6 a.m. Germantown
1223 S. Germantown Rd.
Oct. 18 6 a.m. Midtown
2109 Madison Ave.
Oct. 25 6 a.m. Germantown
1223 S. Germantown Rd.
Nov. 1 6 a.m. Midtown
2109 Madison Ave.
Nov. 8 6 a.m. Germantown
1223 S. Germantown Rd.
Nov. 15 6 a.m. Midtown
2109 Madison Ave.
Nov. 22 7 a.m. Germantown
1223 S. Germantown Rd.
Nov. 29 7 a.m. Midtown
2109 Madison Ave.