2024-2025 Tennessee Half Marathon Race Calendar

Tennessee Half Marathons by Date

Browse all Tennessee half marathons in 2024 and 2025 by month and by city below.

For each race, you’ll find the history of the half marathon and the course, the most recent year’s course maps, elevation profiles, runner reviews, pricing, and how to sign up. When you view a race, you might also find contact info if you’re having problems with your registration or need to contact the race directors.

We dedicated dozens of hours every month searching for races to include in the Tennessee half marathons calendar.

If you happen to see any half marathon not included, contact us at info@halfmarathons.net to submit your race.

Looking for the best Tennessee half marathons for you? Beneath the Tennessee half marathon calendar we’ve provided answers to frequently asked questions.

Upcoming 2024 Tennessee Half Marathons

April 2024

May 2024

Sat May 4 Strolling Jim Run & Half Marathon Wartrace TN
Sat May 11 Cross Fit PC Half Marathon Maryville TN
Sat May 11 Scenic City Trail Half Marathon Chattanooga TN
Sun May 19 USA Women's Half Marathon Nashville TN
Sat May 25 Great American River Run Half Marathon 10k & 5k Memphis TN
Sat May 25 Hometown Half Marathon 10k & 5k Hendersonville TN

June 2024

July 2024

August 2024

7 Bridges Half Marathon Featured Race

September 2024

Sun Sep 1 Oak Ridge to Boston Qualifier Marathon & Half Marathon Oak Ridge TN
Sat Sep 7 Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon Townsend TN
Sat Sep 21 Hendersonville Half Marathon Hendersonville TN
Sat Sep 21 Run the Rails Half Marathon 10k 5k & 1M Union City TN
Sun Sep 22 Time Travel Half Marathon 10k & 5k Clarksville TN
Sun Sep 29 Bluegrass Half Marathon & Relay Johnson City TN
Sun Sep 29 Spooky Sprint Half Marathon 10k & 5k Memphis TN
TBD Sep The Whiskey Run Nashville Half Marathon 10k & 5k Nashville TN

October 2024

Sat Oct 19 Spooky Sprint Half Marathon 10k & 5k Hendersonville TN
Sun Oct 20 Seven Bridges Marathon Four Bridges Half Marathon & 5K Chattanooga TN
Sat Oct 26 Cleveland TN Half Marathon & 5k Cleveland TN
Sat Oct 26 Haunted Half Marathon & Relay Kingsport TN
Sat Oct 26 Nashville Marathon Half Marathon & 5k Nashville TN
TBD Oct Greenway Marathon & Half Marathon Nashville TN
TBD Oct Long Hunter Trail Runs 50k Marathon & Half Marathon Long Hunter State Park TN
TBD Oct Mo' Bell Burns TN
TBD Oct Surgoinsville Half Marathon Surgoinsville TN
TBD Oct Upper Cumberland Haunted Half Marathon Cookeville TN
TBD Oct Kooky Not Spooky Half Marathon 10k & 5k Chattanooga TN

November 2024

December 2024

January 2025

February 2025

March 2025

Downtown Nashville skyline at sunset home of many Tennessee half marathons

Frequently Asked Questions About Tennessee Half Marathons

What are the most popular Tennessee half marathons?

The most popular Tennessee half marathon is the St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Half Marathon with 13,805 finishers in 2023. Followed by the St. Jude Memphis Half Marathon with 6,984 finishers in 2023.

What are the best Tennessee half marathons for beginners in 2024?

The Tennessee half marathons we recommend most frequently as the best for beginners are:

  • The St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Half Marathon: Bigger is usually better for beginners. More crowds, more cheers, more aid stations. This one in particular is packed with Nashville live music at every turn and a course that takes runners through the iconic Nashville locations like Broadway, Music Row, The Gulch, and the Country Music Hall of Fame.
  • Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon: The Smoky Mountains are the most visited National Park in the United States. While this race is on an “open course,” meaning runners share the roads with cars, it’s a beautiful course with fun finisher experiences like a s’mores station.
  • Oak Barrel Half Marathon: A course through Moore County Tennessee the Jack Daniel’s Distillery. Not a course for a personal best, but a really fun experience with a Water Station Contest, Whiskey Hill, and grilled cheese and hoe cakes at the finish.

What’s the best month to run a half marathon in Tennessee?

October is the best month to run a half marathon in Tennessee.

What are the most popular cities to run Tennessee half marathons?

Memphis and Nashville are the most popular cities to run a Tennessee half marathons.