Elite Athletes

While prize money is not offered, the SJMMW will waive the entry fee in the marathon and half marathon for Elite Athletes who have bettered the below standard finish times in qualified races in a 24-month period prior to this year’s SJMMW.

Category Marathon Half Marathon
Elite Male 2:40 1:15
Elite Female 3:10 1:30


In addition to free entry, qualified Elite Athletes will also be provided expedited check-in at the Expo, participation in the first wave at the race start and access to the private Elites-only suite at AutoZone Park baseball stadium (site of the finish). A limited number of complimentary lodging opportunities will also be available for the top Elite marathoners.

More information will be available soon for those wishing to apply as Elite Athletes for the 2015 St. Jude Marathon and Half Marathon.

For questions or need more information
Please email marathon@stjude.org.