St. Jude Memphis Marathon expects 70,000 runners, spectators

By , Daily Memphian Published: November 30, 2018 9:33 PM CT
Memphians will see the first totems of the St. Jude Memphis Marathon around 10 p.m. Friday, when road closures begin Downtown in preparation for Saturday's races. Organizers expect approximately 70,000 people – from runners to well wishers – to attend the annual fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.


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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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