Come Join Us to Run Tennessee’s Oldest Marathon

Running Since 1972!

Smack in the middle of Memphis and Nashville right in West Tennessee you will find beautiful Jackson, Tennessee, home of the Andrew Jackson Marathon. Known as Tennessee’s Oldest Marathon, the Andrew Jackson Marathon starts and finishes in historical downtown Jackson. The course takes runners through the renovated downtown area, beside the University of Memphis Lambuth Campus Arboretum, along tree-lined residential neighborhoods and around the medical center area with challenging hills and great new landscapes. The AJM18 course offers a half marathon single loop (13.1 miles) and a full marathon double loop (26.2 miles), which makes for an awesome Boston Marathon Qualifier. Come join us for the RunAJM Jackson 2018, stay for the weekend and see what our beautiful city has to offer.

The 46th Running of the
Andrew Jackson Marathon
April 7, 2018 in Jackson, TN

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Features for marathon & Half marathon

Electronic Chip Timing
Finishers Medals
RRCA TN Championship Trophies for Male and Female:
Overall, Masters (40+), Grand Masters (50+), and Senior Grand Masters (60+)
Run AJM Jackson Trophies for Male and Female:
Overall, Masters, Grand Masters and Senior Grand Masters
1st, 2nd, 3rd in Each Age Division (See Race Info page for age divisions)

Boston Marathon Qualifier

When you compete in the 2018 Run AJM Jackson and meet your Boston Marathon qualifying time, Run AJM Jackson will pay your entry fee for the 2019 Boston Marathon! Share your goal with us on our Facebook page before the Run AJM Jackson race day so that we can keep track and wish you luck. Upon receiving your acceptance letter from the Boston Athletics Association, simply mail or email your info and a copy of the letter to Run AJM Jackson and we'll reimburse your fee. OFFER IS LIMITED: This offer will only be available to the first 3 male and first 3 female runners to send in the 2019 Boston Marathon acceptance letter. Make this one of your running goals and Run AJM Jackson will help get you there!


Marathon and Half Marathon Simultaneous Start: 7:00 am
Time limit: Marathon 6.5 hours and Half Marathon 5.5 hours
Scenic Challenging Course, UST&F certified.

Race Director: Danny Crossett

Thank You to all who participate and make this event possible!