Newport Liberty Half Marathon

Sunday, Sep 20, 2020 at 8:30am

Newport Green Park
Jersey City, NJ 07097

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The Newport Liberty Half is now an NYCRUNS race and better than ever!

Starting and finishing in downtown Newport, the course will take you on a tour of historic Jersey City and will feature world- class views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and the stunning Manhattan Skyline.

After PRing on the fast, flat course, plan for an epic post-race celebration at Newport Green with plenty of refreshments, music and more!

Course Information:

The race starts and finishes at Newport Green Park hard by the Hudson River in Jersey City,  visits Liberty State park, and adds in a tour of Jersey City's more historic neighborhoods. Fast, flat, and of course - USATF certified. Of course we will have:

Split (timing) points at the 5K, 10K, 15K, and 20K marks

Hydration stations no less than every 1.5 miles (Gatorade available at all before mile 12)

Pacers provided by the Marlboro Running Club for the following times: 1:25, 1:30, 1:45, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45, and 3:00.The Marlboro Running Club is based out of Marlboro township in Central New Jersey. There are currently over 280 members. The Marlboro Running club is for runners on all levels to chat, learn, share, motivate and RUN. We even have supervised group runs for kid.

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