The Best Places to Watch the 2019 St. Jude Marathon

St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend

December 7, 2019 / 7 am / Downtown Memphis

If you are not running, here are the best places to cheer on the St. Jude Memphis Marathon runners!

Start lines:

5K/10K — 7 a.m. Start (Wheelchair start 6:55 a.m.)

Location: B.B. King Blvd. near Madison Ave. (outside AutoZone Park)

Half/Full — 8 a.m. Start (Wheelchair start 7:55 a.m.)

Location: B.B. King Blvd. at Lt. Lee Ave. (in front of the FedEx Forum)

River Garden Cheer Station:

10K/Half/Full — 6:45 – 10:45 a.m.

Location: Riverside Dr. at Court Ave.

Note: At the River Garden at Mississippi River Park, this family-friendly cheer station features hot beverages, St. Jude cheer items and poster-making. Create a fun poster with the kids to cheer on all the runners!

Trinity Lutheran Church Cheer Station:

5K/10K/Half/Full — 6:45 – 10:15 a.m.

Location: B.B. King Blvd. at Washington Ave.

Note: All participants will come by this location. Available for spectators: St. Jude cheer items, plus coffee, hot chocolate, water and snacks.

Final stretch:

10K/Half/Full — 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: 4th Street, from Beale St. to Union Ave.

Note: Show your support and voice your encouragement to all runners and help them finish strong in their final stretch.

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