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St. Jude Memphis Half Marathon



Race day is Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022


Course overview

The half marathon starts in the same location and at the same time as the full and 10K on B.B. King Blvd. between Beale St. and FedEx Forum. The route marries the marathon and 10K course through Downtown Memphis and up 2nd Street to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital campus to greet patients and their families, before heading south on Front St. through the bustling South Main District. Runners will then head east to Danny Thomas Blvd. and north to picturesque North Parkway. The half route splits off on N. Avalon St. to head south through Evergreen neighborhood's Stonewall St. whose residents fully embrace the celebration of race day year after year. Runners return downtown via North Parkway and Danny Thomas Blvd. to Union Ave. to celebrate at the finish line by AutoZone Park.

Race day weather: Average high/low: 56°F/38°F

Apply to join this year's event as a Wheelchair Participant, a part of a Duo Team or as a Guided Runner.




B.B. King Blvd. & Beale Street




Date: Sat., Dec. 3, 2022
Start Time: 8 a.m.






Age requirement

Half marathon participants must be 14 years or older as of race day.


Course time limit

The half marathon course limit is 4 hours 20 minutes (approximately a 20-minute-per-mile pace).


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