St. Jude Runners Leave Memphis

By WEEK Producer

August 4, 2010 Updated Aug 4, 2010 at 10:22 PM CDT

It is a fundraiser that helps children with cancer and last year it raised more than 950-thousand dollars. It is the St. Jude Memphis to Peoria run.

It was over a hundred degrees in Memphis when the runners left at noon Wednesday for the long trek back to Peoria.

WEEK Sports Lee Hall is participating in the run and he files this report on the send off in Memphis.