Best Fundraising Event

Since it was cofounded by Mike McCoy and Gene Pratt in 1982, St. Jude Runs has raised more than $40.5 million for the kids of St. Jude. In addition to the flagship Memphis to Peoria Run, 38 communities across the state now host satellite runs. In 2015, the relay-style endurance event attracted 2,800 runners and volunteers, raising $4.55 million to treat childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

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