Thank you to all of our participants and volunteers for a successful St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend! There's still time to donate on behalf of a participant, and help us make this a record-breaking year. St. Jude Heroes have until January 3, 2020 to meet their fundraising goals.
The St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend, the largest single-day fundraising event for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, would not be possible without the support of thousands of fundraisers and volunteers. St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
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PARTICIPANT EVENT GUIDE
Read about the start line, finish line, what you'll find along the course and how to meet up with friends and family afterward.
View the course maps for the marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K and kids marathon.
Discover how to get around and the best places to cheer along the course.
Marathon course preview
Start and finish in historic downtown Memphis. See the Mississippi River, take a scenic loop through Overton Park and run through the St. Jude campus.
Start elevation: 236 ft.
Finish elevation: 236 ft.
Highest elevation: 295 ft.
Lowest elevation: 220 ft.
The course has been certified by USATF: #TN18054MS. This event is sanctioned as a qualifying race for the Boston Marathon.
Explore St. Jude
What does this event support? Learn about the lifesaving work of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Meet Olivia and her family
Olivia's dad ran in the St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend before his daughter became a patient for blood cancer. Watch their story.