The North Jersey "HALF" is back!!!
One of the best half marathon courses in the Northeast let alone NJ is once again ready for you. Its completely flat (as those who ran it in 2012 can most certainly atest) and extremely fast. Its comprised of 90% right turns... so its a runner's course and it PR ready!!!
The event supports the Pequannock Recreation Department and a number of local charities. So if you need a reason to run... it's got several.
The race is a NYC Marathon Qualifier so get the drop on everyone and check it out now!!!!
Note: We are using the 2012 course and are taking extra measures to better define the "running lanes" adjacent Greenview Park. Its an absolute masterprice!!! Look for these and other details on our website WWW.NORTHJERSEYHALF.COM in the coming weeks.
• 2012 13.1 USATF Certified Course# NJ12028LMB
• Flat, fast, USATF-Sanctioned & Certified courses
• Group Rates: firstname.lastname@example.org
• 8:30 a.m. SHARP! at Greenview Park
The event will be held rain or shine. Packet pick-up and late registration is 6:45 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. on race day at Greenview Park, 30 West Parkway Pompton Plains.
Pompton Plains, NJ US 07444
Want to take the North Jersey Marathon for a ride? Click the section heading! (Given the movement of the NJHALF Greenview Park the start and finish have been slightly altered... 95% of the original course will remain intact). New video forthcoming.
Events for this Race:
The 2013 North Jersey Half Marathon will be CAPPED at 1500 participants. Please register early to ensure your place on the starting line of this monumental event!!!
The 2-Person Relay will be capped at 300 participants. If your not ready for a Half Marathon but want to be a part of this event this is your ticket in. Be sure to find a friend and set yourself up for a really great experience.
Total participants between Individual & Team Relay Entry will not exceed 1500 so register early to secure your place on the starting line.
Finisher medals will be provided to all those that complete the North Jersey Half.
Top three (3) Overall Male and Female Winners will be awarded.
Top three (3) Male and Female (excluding overall winners) in the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24 in 5 year age groups through 80+ will receive a custom one of a kind medal. Look for the mockup link here soon.
2-Person Relay teams will be awarded in the Male, Master Male, Female Master Female, Coed and Master Coed categories. Overalls only.
If we get enough entrants we might even support a Clydesdale (200lbs.) and Athena (160lbs.) category. If you are either, and are interested in competing in this category please answer the question appropriately when registering. If we can at least get 20 in each category we'll support it!!!
Sponsorship details associated with the the North Jersey Half Marathon will be formally pulished by July 1st. If you'd like to "cut the line" you can do so by dropping us an email.
From Route 287 North/South: Take Route 287 to Exit 52A for Route 23 South. Take Route 23 South (stay to the right) approximately .3 miles to the exit for the Newark Pompton Turnpike (CR-660). As your exiting take the West Parkway turnoff (immediate right). Proceed South on West Parkway for about three (3) miles crossing Jacksonville Road. Park is located on your right .4 miles from Jacksonville Road.
From Route 23 South: Take Route 23 South (stay to the right) approximately .3 miles to the exit for the Newark Pompton Turnpike (CR-660). As your exiting take the West Parkway turnoff (immediate right). Proceed South on West Parkway for about three (3) miles crossing Jacksonville Road. Park is located on your right .4 miles from Jacksonville Road.
From Route 80/Route 46: Take Route 80 or Route 46 to Route 23 North. Proceed North about two (2) miles to Newark-Pompton Turnpike (CR-660). Continue North on NP Turnpike about three (3) miles to Jacksonville Road. Turn left onto Jacksonville Road. Proceed West on Jackconville Road for .7 miles to West Parkway. Turn left onto West Parkway. Park is located on your right .4 miles from Jacksonville Road.
NJHALF.com point to our event website so we can provide our supporters more detailed info on the event and what's happening through race day. Be sure to check it out frequently for details.. Click here to take a look and bookmark it! Just be mindful that its a work in progress until we have all the details set.
USATF $5 Individual / $10 Team Relay (active through til 10/17/13)
Coupon Codes are presently in circulation... so keep an eye on your emails!!!
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