Satellite Runs

Because not everyone can participate in the more rigorous Memphis to Peoria Run, satellite runs were started from communities throughout Illinois and Missouri. Satellite runs feature runners from  Bartonville, Bloomington/Normal, Canton, Champaign/Urbana, ChicagoChillicothe, DecaturDunlapEast Peoria, Elmwood, Eureka, GalesburgKewanee, Kickapoo/BrimfieldLaSalle/PeruLewistown, LincolnMackinaw, Macomb, Marshall County, Mason City, Mattoon, Metamora, Minonk, Monticello, Morton, Pekin, Princeville, Quincy, Richwoods High School, Running CentralSpringfield,  St. Louis, Tremont, and Washington. Each of these cities send runners to Peoria to meet the Memphis to Peoria Runners and help kick off the St. Jude Telethon held in Peoria, Illinois, every year in August.

Event Calendar

Upcoming Events
6:00 pm Trivia Bowl @ Canton Elk's Lodge
Trivia Bowl @ Canton Elk's Lodge
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Why I Run

Why not? I love to run, I’m good at it and I know what its like to hear those words “you have cancer”. If I can do something I love and it helps others, I ask, why not?

Anna Kinkade October 23, 2014

For the kids. Always the kids.

Meryl Brown October 23, 2014

For the kids mostly… But it helps my health and sanity as well (; <3 St. Jude

Staci Strawbridge October 23, 2014