The St. Jude Country Music Marathon & 1/2 Marathon, presented by Nissan will host a holiday party tomorrow (Thursday, Dec. 15) at Red Rooster on Demonbreun St. from 6-8 PM/CT. Country artists Jo Dee Messina and Darren Warren will perform short sets at the event, which is free and open to the public.
Guests will receive two complimentary drink tickets and the first 100 guests get to take home an official event t-shirt. Additionally, runners who register for the St. Jude Country Music Marathon or 1/2 Marathon on site will get a $10 discount. 25 raffle prizes, including local restaurant gift certificates, will be given out and attendees are encouraged to wear their wackiest running attire for the Tacky Christmas Runner Costume Contest.
Race organizers the Competitor Group combined forces with title partner St. Jude and rebranded the race in October 2012. Scheduled for Saturday, April 28, 2012, it is the country’s second largest 1/2 marathon and the largest combined marathon and 1/2 with over 30,000 annual participants. More information here.