Race Information

PACKET PICKUP

Packet pickup will take place from 6:30 to 8:15 am in Newport Town Square, 100 Town Square Place, Jersey City. Arrive early. Free parking is available in the North Garage at 561 Washington Blvd. (Enter on Washington Boulevard, see parking information in Directions). You must show your race bib upon exiting the parking garage.

RACE DAY REGISTRATION IS OFFERED.


DATE

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

REGISTRATION

6:30 a.m.

RACE START

8:30 a.m.

LOCATION

Newport, Jersey City, NJ Click here for directions

BAG CHECK

Bag check is offered (limited to one bag per runner)

PRIZES

$3,000 in prize money Click here for more details

FINISHER MEDALS

All runners will receive medals at the end of the race

CUT-OFF TIME

3 hours, 15 minutes

RACE POLICY

Registrations are non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-deferrable.

RACE ADWARDS

Runners competing for USATF prize money if eligible members, and for awards and additional prizes in the following age groups: 19 & Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85 & Over

BENEFICIARY

Proceeds will be donated to the Jersey City Medical Center – RWJ Barnabas Health, the area’s only not-for-profit hospital, and the regional trauma center.

RACE CONTACT

Barwick Group, 201-665-4005 or newportruns@barwickgroup.com

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

No Headphones.  No Baby Joggers. No Pets.

Please be aware that we are implementing strict security measures for the 2017 Newport Half Marathon. As a result of these enhanced security measure, we anticipate some delays with access to the event site. We strongly suggest that participants leave any knapsacks, duffel bags, camelbacks, hydration packs, etc. in their cars and not bring them to the event site. None of these items or similar items will be permitted inside the perimeter of the event site. Anyone who chooses to bring any type of pack or bag to the event site will be directed to a bag check tent at a remote location next to the site. All bags will be subject to inspection by the Jersey City Police Department and Newport Security and must be left at the bag check tent. The bag check process will take some time, so please factor additional time into your plans for race morning.

No bags or backpacks may be left at any other location within or near the event site. Any bag left unattended within the event site will be confiscated by the appropriate authorities. The Jersey City Police Department and Newport Security reserve the right to inspect any bag an any time, both within and outside the baggage check area.

Thank you for your understanding and your cooperation with our effort to provide a safe event.

 

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.