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St. Jude Memphis Marathon

In-Person

 
 

Race day is Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021

 
 

Course overview

 
The marathon starts on B.B. King Blvd. between Beale St. and FedEx Forum. The route takes runners 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. Runners will enjoy the distinctive neighborhoods like Hein Park and Evergreen’s Stonewall St. whose cheer parties will keep your spirits up and energy level high. The route also includes a two loop-run through beautiful Overton Park. Runners will head back to Danny Thomas Blvd. and a return downtown via Union Ave. to celebrate at the finish line by AutoZone Park.

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

 
 

START LOCATION

 

B.B. King Blvd. & Beale St.

 
 

DATE and START TIME

 

Date: Sat., Dec. 4, 2021
Start Time: 8 a.m.

 
 

REGISTRATION FEE

 

$120

 
 
 
 

Age requirement

Marathon participants must be 16 years or older as of race day.

 

Course time limit

The marathon course limit is  6½ hours.

 

Course elevation

 
 

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