2018 Ruth’s Chris

Newport Half Marathon

sunday, september 16th 8:30 am

$3,000 in Prize Money

Newport Town Square
Jersey City, NJ

Thank you to all of our 2018 participants and partners!


The 2018 Ruth’s Chris Newport Half Marathon was a huge success thanks to our inspiring participants and incredible partners! Stay tuned for details on the 2019 Races, coming soon!



The annual Newport 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.



If you are traveling to Newport from Manhattan on the PATH, please note that the Newport PATH station will be closed from 11:59pm on Saturday, September 15th through 5am on Monday, September 17th. The Hudson-Bergen Light Rail will cross-honor PATH customers between the Hoboken, Newport, and Exchange Place stations. Riders can show their PATH fare cards if requested.

For more information on PATH service, visit www.panynj.gov/PATHplanner, or download the RIDEPATH all on the iOS and Android. For more information on the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail schedule click here. 



Sunday, September 16, 2018



Newport Town Square, Jersey City, NJ





Ruth's Chris Newport Half Marathon

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Posted by Running and Racing on Tuesday, September 18, 2018


“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!”