Saint Jude Memphis Marathon

Memphis TN/USA

Website: www.stjudemarathon.org

Race Winners (37 runnings)
03 Dec 2016 2:38:07 Jason Howell (IN/USA) 2:56:27 Taylor Hoover (CO/USA)
05 Dec 2015 2:39:23 Jonathan Autry (TN/USA) 3:00:20 Heather Parks (WV/USA)
06 Dec 2014 2:33:40 Erik-Thiele Orberg (MD/USA) 2:52:14 Alyssa Bloomquist (SC/USA)
07 Dec 2013 --- cancelled due to icy conditions --- cancelled due to icy conditions
01 Dec 2012 2:35:13 Justin Gillette (MI/USA) 2:55:39 Angie Zinkus-2
03 Dec 2011 2:38:16 Brian Shelton (TN/USA)

3:08:39

Angie Zinkus (TN/USA)
04 Dec 2010 2:26:29 Peter Kemboi Chemaoy (KEN)

2:40:20

Leah Thorvilson (AR/USA)
05 Dec 2009 2:20:19 Edward Kimosop (KEN)

2:43:42

Salome Kosgei (KEN)
06 Dec 2008 2:19:47 Jeff Jonaitis (IL/USA)

2:44:56

Muliye Lemma Gurmu (ETH)

01 Dec 2007

2:17:38

Genna Tufa (ETH)

2:43:44

Atalech Ketema (ETH)

02 Dec 2006

2:21:23

George Kitonga (KEN)

2:37:10

Maria Cleoca Portilla (PER)

03 Dec 2005

2:16:48

Kassahun Kabiso (ETH)

2:49:11

Jenny Deweese (NC/USA)

04 Dec 2004

2:20:52

Sammy Nyamongo (KEN)

2:42:40

Marina Byachova (RUS)

06 Dec 2003

2:26:57

Kassahun Kabiso (ETH)

2:59:04

Kate Hartley (TN/USA)

07 Dec 2002

2:34:47

Jonas Holdeman (TN/USA)

2:46:38

Tatyana Maslova (RUS)

2001

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not held

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not held

03 Dec 2000

2:23:36

Mark Newman (TN/USA)

2:51:11

Tammy Slusser (PA/USA)

05 Dec 1999

2:19:40

Kevin Odiorne (TN/USA)

2:52:22

Karolina Szabo (HUN)

06 Dec 1998

2:23:18

Elly Rono (KEN)

3:01:59

Mary Burns (CA/USA)

07 Dec 1997

2:20:54

Pavel Vasilenko (RUS)

2:43:27

Christy Nielsen (IA/USA)

01 Dec 1996

2:20:31

Jerod Neas (NJ/USA)

2:44:55

Tamara Karliakova (RUS)

03 Dec 1995

2:26:24

Trent Morell (GBR)

2:49:39

Brenda Walton-5

04 Dec 1994

2:22:33

Robert Kirby (IN/USA)

2:45:58

Heather Lucas (IL/USA)

05 Dec 1993

2:19:33

Doug Kurtis (MI/USA)

2:53:01

Brenda Walton-4

06 Dec 1992

2:20:22

Gary Gargasz (PA/USA)

2:40:35

Ann Boyd (MI/USA)

01 Dec 1991

2:22:13

Luis Lopez (CRC)

2:47:36

Suzette Neas (WI/USA)

02 Dec 1990

2:21:48

Christopher Chattin (CO/USA)

2:57:04

Brenda Walton-3

03 Dec 1989

2:28:35

Hugo Moran (TN/USA)

2:55:19

Brenda Walton-2

04 Dec 1988

2:27:44

Thomas Leach-2

3:01:53

Brenda Walton (TN/USA)

06 Dec 1987

2:36:35

Paul Sax (TN/USA)

3:18:09

Karen Crane (TN/USA)

1986

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not held

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not held

01 Dec 1985

2:20:21

Tony Staynings (ENG)

2:50:27

Beverly Miller (IL/USA)

02 Dec 1984

2:26:39

Thomas Leach (TN/USA)

2:48:30

Beth Walker (AR/USA)

04 Dec 1983

2:22:31

Martin Fulk (AR/USA)

3:04:38

Laura Brewer (TN/USA)

05 Dec 1982

2:28:17

John Mohundro (TN/USA)

3:05:19

Lisa Hoskins (TN/USA)

06 Dec 1981

2:25:39

Pablo Plaza (USA)

2:57:27

Angela Pikschus (USA)

09 Nov 1980

2:38:19

Dennis Wallach (MO/USA)

3:32:10

Anneke O'Leary (TN/USA)

11 Nov 1979

2:45:48

Tom Stuthard (AR/USA)

3:34:27

Bobbi Nagel (FL/USA)

25 Feb 1979

2:40:19

Robert Bergeron (KY/USA)

3:20:43

Wendy Truska-2

05 Feb 1978

2:24:15

Terry Gallagher (MA/USA)

3:21:51

Wendy Truska (TN/USA)
Notes: The inaugural year was 1977. This race was known as the Memphis Express Marathon for 1978-1985 and the First Tennessee Memphis Marathon for 1987-2000.  The top three men in 2009 were misdirected on the course and disqualified altho they still received the prize money they would have won, had they not been disqualified.  The next three men were awarded the prize money for the first three places. 


Most Wins (1978-date)

Men

2

Thomas Leach (TN/USA) 1984,1988

Women

5

Brenda Walton (TN/USA) 1988-90,1993,1995


Prize Money
(ADR qualified runners)

Year       Men     Women     Total
2011      $500      $500    $1,000
2010    10,000    10,000   $20,000
2009    21,000    10,000    31,000
2008    15,000    14,350    29,350
2007    14,000    13,000    27,000
2006    13,100    14,850    27,950
2005    10,300     9,300    19,600
2004     9,400     9,400    18,800
2003     7,900     8,300    16,200
2002     9,000    11,800    20,800
2000     5,775     6,375    12,150
1999     7,675     8,200    15,875
1998     4,800     6,750    11,550
1997     6,275     6,975    13,250
1996     6,675     5,975    12,650
1995     5,950     6,450    12,400
1994     5,750     6,050    11,800
1993     3,500     2,000     5,500
1992     4,000     4,000     8,000
1991     3,000     3,000     6,000
1990       n/a     1,400     1,400
1989     1,000     1,000     2,000
....
1985     1,500     1,500     3,000
Sums  $166,100  $161,175  $327,275

Race Time Bias (sec/km)

Year     Men   Women
2008    +3.5    +3.5
....    
2006     n/c    -1.6
....    
2000    +1.3     n/c
1999    +2.4     n/c
Avgs    +2.4    +1.0

Competitive Level (1990-date)
Year     Men   Women
2010     123     n/c
....     
2008     213     168
2007     295     n/c
2006     n/c     198
2005      78     n/c
2004     203      43
....
1999     161      13

Quality Performances

Men 
<2:17       1
<2:18       2
<2:19       4
<2:20       9

Women 
<2:38       1
<2:40       1
<2:42       3
<2:44      11
<2:46      18
<2:48      21
<2:50      30

Last Updated on 05 Dec 2016