Times and locations

10K AND 5K

7 a.m.
Second Street at Monroe Avenue

We recommend you be in place no later than 6:45 a.m. Slower runners and walkers should be at the back. See 10K map and 5K map.

MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON

8:30 a.m.
Second Street at Monroe Avenue

There will be a wave start. Plan to arrive in your corral no later than 8 a.m. See marathon map and half marathon map.

KIDS MARATHON

1:30 p.m.
Third Street at B.B. King Boulevard

There will be a wave start for safety. We recommend you be in place no later than 1:15 p.m. Slower runners, walkers and all strollers should be at the back. See kids marathon map.

Water and restrooms

Water and restrooms are located in the following locations:

  • AutoZone Park
  • B.B. King Boulevard, outside AutoZone Park
 

Discarded items

Clothing and other personal items discarded at the start and on the course will be collected and donated. The St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend cannot be responsible for items left on the course or at bag check.

Corrals and wave start

Choose a corral based on your pace.

The marathon and half marathon have a staggered wave start. All participants should choose the corral that best describes their projected pace (average minutes per mile for marathon/half marathon). Corrals will release in three-minute increments.

Use the chart below to find the corral for your pace.

 

Pace teams

Based on targeted marathon finish times, pacers will keep each group on the designated pace. Half marathoners are welcome to join a group as well. Pacer will be holding the pace sign in the corrals with these times.

Corral # Pace Range
(minutes/mile)
Marathon
Projected Finish Time
(hours:minutes)
Half Marathon Projected Finish Time
(hours:minutes)
Pace Groups in Corral
(based on marathon finish time)
Corral 1 Approved Elites Only Up to 2:40 Up to 1:15 -
Corral 2 6:07 - 7:49 2:41 - 3:24 1:16 - 1:42 3:05, 3:10 & 3:15
Corral 3 7:50 - 8:19 3:25 - 3:38 1:43 - 1:48 3:25, 3:30 & 3:35
Corral 4 8:20 - 8:54 3:39 - 3:53 1:49 - 1:56 3:40 & 3:45
Corral 5 8:55 - 9:19 3:54 - 4:04 1:57 - 2:01 3:55 & 4:00
Corral 6 9:20 - 9:44 4:05 - 4:15 2:02 - 2:07 4:10
Corral 7 9:45 -10:09 4:16 - 4:26 2:08 - 2:12 4:25
Corral 8 10:10 - 10:29 4:27 - 4:34 2:13 - 2:17 -
Corral 9 10:30 - 10:54 4:35 - 4:45 2:18 - 2:22 4:40
Corral 10 10:55 - 11:19 4:46 - 4:56 2:23 - 2:28 4:55
Corral 11 11:20 - 11:44 4:57 - 5:07 2:29 - 2:33 -
Corral 12 11:45 - 12:14 5:08 - 5:20 2:34 - 2:40 5:10
Corral 13 12:15 - 12:54 5:21 - 5:37 2:41 - 2:49 5:25
Corral 14 12:55 - 13:49 5:38 - 6:01 2:50 -3:00 5:40
Corral 15 13:50+ 6:02+ 3:01+ -

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