St. Jude Marathon coming through Cooper-Young

The Cooper-Young Water Station is mile marker 18, and will be across from the vicinity of the Drum Shop on Cooper. Set up will begin at 7:30 a.m. If you would like to volunteer contact volunteer@cooperyoung.org to find out what slots need filled. You will need to sign a release waiver to receive your volunteer shirt. This can be done at the water station site.

Cooper-Young Water Station – Saturday December 4, 2011

Race starts at 8 a.m.
Aid Station table drop off at 8:19
Elite Runners ETA is 9:30
Middle Runners ETA is 10:50 – 12:40
Last Runners ETA is 1:20
Aid Station & Trash Pick Up at 1:30

What to wear…
Costumes are encouraged, they make the runners smile
Warm clothes – dress in layers
Gloves (Rubber medical gloves will be provided)

What to bring…
Blankets/Lawn chairs
Rakes & brooms
Coffee,hot chocolate and snacks, if you like
Hard candy like butterscotch or peppermint for runners
Posters, balloons, streamers, etc…

Remember: We want to be enviromentally friendly, so we  need help policing the area. We want to make sure Mile Marker 18 looks better than we found it! This is a great event and an opportunity for us to show others what Memphis, and even better, what Cooper Young is all about! Runners complete surveys and each year they mention with gratitude the CY Water Station – the music, the posters, the costumes, the people!
So come out and support a great cause!

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