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April 22-23, 2023



The St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Nashville Marathon and Half Marathon will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 7:20am. The 5k and 6.15 races will start at 6:30am. Course and road closure information will be posted as it becomes available. Please check back regularly for updates. For questions, alternate directions or concerns please email:

Be Aware. Plan Ahead.

Drivers are encouraged to adjust travel time within and around the race course. Most road closures and detours along the routes will be in effect between 5:00 am and 1:30 pm on Saturday.

Streets reopen on a rolling basis after the last participant passes and course materials are removed. Streets along the early miles of the route open earlier than roads along the end of the route. Residents and businesses located near the race course are urged to plan ahead and to be aware of road closure schedules and alternate access routes.






Use the free Waze App on your smart phone to help avoid race day road closures. 


Course Map

Road Closures

Closures and times are subject to change.  Roads reopen as last participant passes and course materials are removed. 

No Parking Zones

On-street parking will be TEMPORARILY restricted along the race route on Saturday, April 22, 2023. Please park your vehicle in an alternate location then. Vehicles left in No Parking areas will be ticketed and towed at the owner's expense.

Public Transportation

On Saturday, April 22 some Metro Transit Authority bus routes will be on detour.  For details, visit or call  the MTA office, 615-862-5950.

For More Information

Traffic Control:  Kevin Cooney, 847-673-4100,

Street Closures: Tracy Luton, 615-862-8599,

Parade Permit: Gordon Richard, 615-862-8597,

Race Organizers:   615-669-0022,

Interactive Road Closure Map

St. Jude Rock 'n' Roll Marathon & 1/2 Marathon will take place on Saturday, November 20, 2021. This map outlines the road closures, highlights alternate routes and provides access information for areas that will be affected by road closures during the race. 

Please click on the icons for information about road closure times and/or general access information. At most points along the course, pedestrians and bicyclists may cross the course during safe gaps in runners. Please follow the discretion of a traffic controller if present.

Google Maps does NOT take into account the road closures on race day. To request assistance with alternate directions please contact the Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon community relations team at