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St. Jude 5k still happening, just a bit different this year

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Posted at 5:45 PM, May 08, 2020

The annual St. Jude 5k is happening today and tomorrow, but it'll look a bit different this year.

Participants will be taking part in the event virtually.

You can sign up at funraiser.stjude.org. It cost $35 and you get a St. Jude race T-shirt.

Race organizers say all you have to do is take a screen shot of whatever tracking software you use and post it to the Facebook page.

All of the proceeds made will go directly to St. Jude.

"The kids at st. jude still need our help," said Patrick Hardy, Media Relations, St. Jude 5K. "St. Jude is still running at capacity and the kids are still there needing treatment. We decided to do something outside of our normal fundraising activities and came up with the virtual 5K ."

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