St. Jude Walk/Run and We Care Half Marathon 2021

Join us for the St. Jude Walk/Run and We Care Half Marathon, to raise money for childhood cancer for the kids of St. Jude and kids with cancer in your community!

Cumulus Radio Bloomington encourages you to register for and donate to the the annual St. Jude Walk/Run and We Care Half Marathon!

St. Jude Walk/Run and We Care Half Marathon
Saturday, September 18th, 2021
Virtually – in your neighborhood (or your treadmill!)
7:00 am Opening Ceremonies

The money raised will benefit the kids of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital where families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food, because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

You can register for the 5k walk/run, 10k walk/run or the We Care Half Marathon – Join a team, register as an individual or donate to someone who is already participating by CLICKING HERE.

Be a part of the 2021 St. Jude Walk/Run and We Care Half Marathon on Saturday, September 18th to help St. Jude end childhood cancer.


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