Jersey Shore Half Marathon + 2 mile

Sat October 2 - Sun October 3 Highlands, NJ 07732 US Directions
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Join us on Sunday, October 3, 2021
Jersey Shore Half Marathon + 2 mile run


* CASH PRIZE for top 3 men + women in the 1/2 marathon *

 

** GIFT CARDS for the top 3 men + women in the 2 mile race **

 

SANDY HOOK - NATIONAL GATEWAY PARK

The Jersey Shore Half Marathon has a history that places it as one of the oldest distance events held in New Jersey and the surrounding areas. The first Jersey Shore Marathon was held in 1972. This course is know for being flat and fast and a great way to prepare for your fall marathon!  Runners can enjoy a dunk in the Ocean when you are done! All entrants will receive a complimentary race shirt, and completion medal. Food and drinks will be available to all runners after the race. 

HALF REGISTRATION
$50 by June 26, 2021
$60 by September 19, 2021
$75 by October 1, 2021
$85 from 10.1.21 to
race day
October 3, 2021

race day registration at Off the Hook Restaurant


2 MILE REGISGTRATION
$20 flat rate for the 2 mile run 
race to begin 5 minutes after the half start

REGISTRATION + TRAINING PLAN 
$125 by 6.27.21
$135 by 8.22.21


​COVID GUIDELINES
"The National Park Service (NPS) is immediately requiring visitors , employees and contractors to wear a mask inside all NPS buildings and in crowded outdoor spaces, regardless of vaccination status or community transmission levels."
Social distance of at least 6ft while at the event including in the start area, finish area and common area.
Must be "healthy" to attend. Please stay home if you are exhibiting any COVID-like or other illness type symptoms including, but not limited to: fever, cough, sneezing, sore/scratchy throat, etc.
Do not get to the race site more than 60 minutes before your scheduled start time/wave.
Advanced Packet Pick Up is HIGHLY ENCOURAGED at Road Runner Sports in Shrewsbury on Saturday, October 2nd. 
If you're sick, stay home.  
Wash your hands / use hand sanitizer.        
Cough appropriately.  
Turn away from others, put your face in your elbow and point toward the ground.
 Keep your hands to yourself. 
Staff/volunteers using gloves will happily hand you a cup or a snack or turn the spigot to refill your personal water bottle. 
It is our goal that you don't touch anything with your bare hands that another athlete may also touch.

 

RACE REGISTRATION AND PACKET PICK UP
Saturday October 2, 2021
11 AM – 1 PM

Road Runner Sports in Shrewsbury, NJ
Double rewards cash for VIPs and $10 off for anyone who joins VIP plus $20 in awards cash put into their account!
 
RACE DAY
SUNDAY OCTOBER 3rd
 
**IMPORTANT**
7:00 - 8:15 AM
RACE DAY REGISTRATION
LOCATED ONLY AT
OFF THE HOOK RESTAURANT
1 NJ-36 Highlands
(SOUTH BOUND SIDE OF 36 PRIOR TO GOING OVER SANDY HOOK BRIDGE)
 
SCHEDULE
7:30 AM – Pre-registration bib + shirt pick up
9:00 AM – Half Marathon Start
9:10 AM - 2 Mile Start
10:15 AM - Enjoy complimentary refreshments!
11:15 AM – Awards
 
PARKING
Plenty of parking is available within the park
Race Starts on park road located close to entrance of parking LOT E
 
AWARDS

CASH PRIZE  to T
op 3 Overall Male and Female Finishers
5 Year Age Group Awards
All runners will get a long sleeve tee  
Jersey Shore Half Marathon + Training Program

REGISTRATION + TRAINING
$125 by 6.26.21
$135 by 7.24.21
$145 by 8.28.21 

10-16 week training program

Coach Joe Compagni, retired Monmouth University XC and T&F coach has joined Shore A.C. and is now offering his excellent coaching services to our race participants!! His training program includes initial phone consultation, weekly e-mail with an individualized training program for the week. One in person training session and an individualized race plan just prior to the event. Coach Joe is more than happy to tailor your training needs, including additional training packages or services through his coaching program for additional fees. 

The Jersey Shore Half Marathon is a USATF-NJ Grand Prix Event

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Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.shoreac.org.

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Place
Sandy Hook - Gateway National Recreation Area
128 South Hartshorne Drive
Highlands, NJ US 07732
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