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Registration for this year’s St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend is in full swing. For the first year, Southern College of Optometry has created an official team for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the college.
Anyone interested in running or walking one of the St. Jude races is invited to sign up by joining the “Southern College of Optometry” team via the link below. The race events, which will be held Saturday, December 7, 2019, consist of a 5K, 10K, half marathon and full marathon.
SCO team registration includes a training/race shirt, organized group runs, online training tips, and a pre-race pasta dinner on the SCO campus.
If you have already registered and would like to join the SCO team, please contact the faculty team captains for details; Dr. Julie Shalhoub ([email protected]), Dr. Tyler Kitzman ([email protected]) or Dr. Halie Cottrill ([email protected]).
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, located less than 3 miles away from SCO, is one of the world's premier pediatric cancer research centers. Its mission is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment.
Stay tuned for additional team updates as training continues up through race day!