The St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend offers a variety of ways to become involved, from setting up the day's activities to cheering on participants and passing out water. There's an opportunity for everyone.


At the Expo

  • handing out registration packets
  • handing out event shirts


On the race course

  • setting up signs, tables, fencing, etc., before race


At the finish line (AutoZone Park)

  • setting up post-race food distribution


Race Day

Post-race food distribution
Great for groups

  • help set up
  • feed the finishers


Early morning setup

  • arrive at approximately 5 a.m.
  • set up start and finish lines, scaffolding, signage, etc.
  • place cones throughout course


Aid stations
Great for groups


Spirit stations
Great for groups

  • located at every mile
  • past stations have included cheering groups, bands of all kinds, disc jockeys, sports teams, mascots, etc.
  • great for anyone who likes noise and enthusiasm


Neighborhood associations

  • If your neighborhood is along the marathon course, make it a yard party!
  • Call (901) 578-1582 for info and help.


Course monitors

  • ensure participants don’t stray from the course
  • act as traffic control on the smaller street


Finish line

  • assist participants after they complete the race
  • distribute medals
  • escort participants to necessary medical facilities


Green team

  • help keep finish line tidy
  • help with recycling efforts both at the finish and on the course


Post-race breakdown

  • breakdown of the start and finish lines
  • recover cones throughout the course