You’re Invited! Poster Party and Cheering Section For The 2014 St. Jude Marathon

Posted by Holly Whitfield | November 20th 2014 1983 0

This year, I'm going all out for the St. Jude Marathon and I'm inviting you to join me. Mark down these dates on your calendar and get ready to support the St. Jude Heroes and fellow Memphians running in the 2014 Marathon.


1. I Love Memphis Poster Party at Cafe Eclectic, December 4 (Thursday), 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Get your signage ready for the Cheering Section during our poster-making party in the back room at Cafe Eclectic midtown (603 N. McLean, near where the Cheering Section will be on race day). We'll have plenty of posters and markers and room to write, but feel free to bring your own supplies if you want to do something special. 

We'll have pastries and hot chocolate to share, but feel free to order some dinner and hang around with your fellow Memphis lovers and poster makers. RSVP to the Facebook event so we'll have an idea of how many folks to expect.


2. I Love Memphis Cheering Section at Mile 22: December 6 (Saturday), 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Picture yourself at mile 22 of a 26.2-mile-long race. At this point, you may be starting to regret, well, everything. That's where the I Love Memphis Cheering Sections comes in. 

We'll be stationed at Mile 22 (at North Parkway near McLean Boulevard) with a loud, happy group with signs to encourage marathoners to keep going, keep their chins up, and remember why they're running.

mile 22

Join me starting at 9:30 a.m. and through the afternoon for coffee and donuts (while they last!) and meeting your fellow Memphis-loving cheerers. Be sure to wear plenty of warm clothes (hats and gloves are key) and bring your own signs or join me on December 4 for the Poster Making Party. 

It's totally free, and everyone is invited. I will have driving directions and more details soon. Please RSVP to the Facebook event so we get an idea of how many folks plan to be out on race day! 

St. Jude Plaque

Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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  1. Keshia says:

    Thank you so much!  I know I and the other marathoners will really appreciate the support.

  2. Yay!!! This is my first half marathon and first visit to Memphis. It warms my heart that you're doing all this! Thank you!!!!!

  3. Chris says:

    Will be traveling from Birmingham to the St. Jude Marathon. Am looking forward to your support, especially late in the race. Thanks!

  4. Michell says:

    While this may appear to be a bed of roses, the unfavorable side associated
    with physical advancement has also raised its unappealing head.

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