Run the most beautiful course in the Tri-State area
The Newport Liberty Half Marathon, with views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Verrazano Narrows Bridge and the stunning Manhattan skyline, is also the fastest around. This USATF certified course takes you along the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway and across to Liberty State Park–flat terrain with open skies.
Plan for a post-race celebration at Newport Town Square with plenty of refreshments, music and drawings for a host of exciting prizes.
$3,000 in award money will be offered to winning runners and teams in specific USATF-NJ categories, with proceeds donated to the Jersey City Medical Center – RWJ Barnabas Health, the area’s only not-for-profit hospital, and the regional trauma center.
ALL RUNNERS WILL RECEIVE FINISHER MEDALS.
Please note that portions of the following roads will be temporarily closed to ALL VEHICULAR TRAFFIC for various durations of time between 8:30AM and 11:30AM Sunday morning, September 17:
- Town Square Place
- Washington Boulevard
- Grant Street
- Johnston Avenue
- Hudson Street
Residents on or adjacent to these streets are encouraged to plan accordingly, as there will be disruptions to normal vehicle traffic access on these streets during this 3-hour period on the morning of September 17.
Thank you for your patience, understanding, and cooperation as we plan for this important Jersey City community event for a great cause.
“I’ve run this race 6 times and enjoy it every time. Course is excellent and race is well organized. Looking forward to running it again in 2016”
“I had a great time at this race, very well organized, low key, awesome atmosphere. Will absolutely run again, thanks for an awesome time!”
“From the settings to the course to the post party refreshments & beer, all of which super & supreme!”
“The main reasons I participated in this event were 1)location and ability to use mass transit, I can’t drive after running 13 mi 2)flat, scenic course, I love the JC waterfront for running. I even PR’d!”
“This is a really well organized race. Always a pleasure to run. Hope to run it many more times!”
“Loved running the NYC skyline!”
“Very good course – allowed for easy segmentation – to the park, thru the park and home. Great Visuals.”
“One of my favorite races!”
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