Attention Runners! St. Jude Marathoner Discounts & Deals

Posted by Holly Whitfield | November 29th 2018 4529 0

Ed. Note: This post has been updated for 2018.

Memphis businesses want to say thank you to the 20,000+ runners participating in the St. Jude Marathon this weekend. Here’s a list of local spots offering discounts to runners, or hosting special events open to everyone.

If you want more info on the Marathon, check out the Need-To-Know Guide, a list of Places To Carb Load, or make plans to join us at the I Love Memphis Cheering Section!

Amerigo Italian Restaurant restaurant (1239 Ridgeway Rd.)will offer 20 percent off selection pastas and $1 off draft beers on Friday for runners who show their race bib.

Brass Door will have two pasta specials on Friday:Penne pasta with tomato, basil marinara ($10.99) and Chicken Primavera ($12.99). On Saturday, they open at 6:30 a.m. – you can check your bag, hydrate near restrooms, and walk a short distance to the starting line.

Hot Yoga Plus will host a pre-race warm-up session and transportation to the race starting at 5:45 a.m. on Saturday morning.

Local Gastropub will serve a $14.99 all-you-can-eat pasta special at both locations, downtown and in Overton Square. They have two options: “Moroccan-spiced ragu with pappardelle and cavatappi with shrimp and pesto”.

Loflin Yard will offer a free beer to runners on Saturday.

Majestic Grille will offer a pasta special on Friday night, in addition to their usual menu, which includes some seriously tasty flatbreads, a cheese ravioli, and a seafood linguini.

MEMPops (1243 Ridgeway Rd.) will offer $2 popsicles for runners with race bibs from Nov. 30 through Dec. 2.

Silly Goose is hosting an after-party/watch party for the race on Saturday at 10 a.m. with beer, pasta, and post-race recovery.

Strano by Chef Josh is offering 10 percent off for runners on Friday night dinner (they have loads of delicious pasta and pizza) and 10 percent off Saturday post-race brunch starting at

– Tug’s Grill in Harbor Town will offer a whole selection of pastas on Friday night: seafood pasta ($19), blackened chicken – pictured ($15), beef tip pasta ($17), and veggie pasta ($13).


I’m happy to add to the list. Just leave a comment with your business offer. Please be as specific as possible – what days and times you have the offer and exactly what it is or what is required. Thanks!


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. Emma says:

    Ghost River Brewing Co. will be giving $1 off pints to any customers wearing their St. Jude bibs!

  2. Shelby Farms Park says:

    $5 off a car pass at Starry Nights at Shelby Farms Park for runners with race bibs. December 1-3.

  3. Allison Williams says:

    Thank you for including Amerigo! Can we please update the listed address info to 1239 instead of 1238?

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