RUN MDI AS A ST. JUDE HERO

Do something even greater than simply finishing MDI: Run as a St. Jude Hero!

The mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. The hospital costs about $2 million a day to run, and there is no cost to be treated.

Run for a reason! See fundraising benefits below.


Hero Benefits

  • As an MDI Hero, fundraisers will earn various St. Jude swag items:
    • $100 - St. Jude Heroes Racing Singlet
    • $250 - Dri-fit St. Jude Hat
    • $500 - St. Jude Yurbuds
    • $1000 - St. Jude Backpack

Note: MDI Heroes earn all the lower level incentive items as their fund raising totals climb!

Meet our MDI Heroes

  • 2018 Heroes Coming soon!

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Become a
St. Jude Hero

Are you signing up to Run MDI as a NEW registrant?

If so, click HERE to sign up to Run MDI, then come back to this exact page and follow instructions 'Are you already signed up to run?' (see directly below) for step by step directions to set-up your personal St. Jude MDI fundraising page.

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Are you already signed up to Run MDI?

If yes, follow the step-by-step directions below to Join the MDI St. Jude Heroes Team! You can verify that you are registered to Run MDI HERE.

Note: If you are looking to switch to an at-capacity race, like our half-marathon, please see the Charity Bib program for more information.

For best results, please take your time and carefully read and follow these step-by-step directions:

  1. Click HERE to visit the official MDI St. Jude Heroes fundraising page.
  2. You will be re-directed to Crowdrise:
    • from mobile...
      • scroll down below the Run MDI logo and select "The Team" (located next to "The Story" and "Donations")
      • next, select "+ JOIN TEAM" (located next to the total amount raised by the team)
      • follow the onscreen instructions to set-up your fundraising page (according to Crowdrise this should take you 42 seconds from start to finish!)
    • from desktop...
      • select the blue "FUNDRAISE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN" button (located below the running tally of funds raised)
      • follow the onscreen instructions to set-up your fundraising page (according to Crowdrise this should take you 42 seconds from start to finish!)

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Are you applying to Run MDI as part of the Charity Bib program?

If so, click HERE for more information.
The Charity Bib program is for those that would like to participate in the sold out half-marathon. (Note: This is the ONLY way to get a half-marathon bib, or to switch from the full-marathon to the half-marathon.)


Please keep in mind that if you do not fulfill your $250 fundraising commitment prior to October 1st your registration will be forfeited and your bib number will not be available for pick-up at the pre-race expo.

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If you ever have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our good friend Jenn Hamilton, who will be your personal fundraising coach. She is here to help guide you every step of the way so you can begin supporting the lifesaving mission of St. Jude:

Jenn.Hamilton@stjude.org 617-597-6000

 

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About St. Jude
Children's
Research Hospital

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Everything we do is centered on finding cures and saving children. And families never receive a bill from St. Jude. We pay for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. By sharing our knowledge freely and exchanging ideas openly, we’re inspiring more collaboration between doctors and researchers worldwide, and, as a result, more lifesaving treatments for children everywhere.

At St. Jude, we won’t give up. We do everything possible to end childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

  founding MDI Hero, Sarah Emerson (far right) with cancer fighter Nick and his family, cheering for runners from the St. Jude cheer zone!

founding MDI Hero, Sarah Emerson (far right) with cancer fighter Nick and his family, cheering for runners from the St. Jude cheer zone!