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NOVO NORDISK NEW JERSEY MARATHON & HALF MARATHON

LODGING

Hotels along the shore will offer reduced rates and special amenities to athletes participating in the 2019 Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon & Half Marathon.

Partnering hotels will be announced soon!

 

Start Line:  

Monmouth Park Racetrack

175 Oceanport Ave

Oceanport NJ 07757

Finish Line:

Ocean Promenade

100 Ocean Ave

Long Branch NJ 07740

 

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GETTING THERE

START & EXPO LOCATION: Monmouth Park Racetrack. 175 Oceanport Ave, Oceanport, NJ 07757

FINISH LINE LOCATION: Long Branch Boardwalk at Pier Village (Near: 100 Ocean Ave, Long Branch, NJ 07740)

RACE-DAY PARKING

Saturday - 4/27: 5K and Kids races:

* Free parking is available in the Seven Presidents Park lot – first come / first served.  

Sunday - 4/28: Half, Full and Marathon Relay: 

* Start area parking is in the lots of Monmouth Park Racetrack and is FREE in 2019

* ADA will be marked and require a handicap sticker

* Lots open at 5:00 am on Sunday, April 28 (race day morning). We recommend arriving at least 90 minutes prior to race start.

*  Finish Area parking for athletes and spectators is located at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park in Long Branch (about .25 miles from the finish line) and is available as an add-on purchase. 

* Finish Area parking tickets must be pre-purchased online for $15 and must be presented upon entering into the lot. Tickets can be purchased here (price info will display after you fill out your information).

* Driving directions to finish area parking lot from the Garden State Parkway:

Get off at Exit 109

Newman Spring Road – East

South on Broad St.

East on White Road

North on Branch Ave.

East on Rumson Road

South on 36 / Ocean Blvd.

Entrance to Seven Presidents Park will be on your left

RACE MORNING SHUTTLES

* There will be FREE shuttle bus services available for the following:

> Between the start area and near the finish area

> The start area to the relay transition area

> The relay transition area to the finish area

> The finish area to the start area (after the race only)

NOTE - the Race Morning Shuttles do NOT take runners from the finish area in time for the race start.

NYC BUS

Limited seats are available for purchase for the race morning NYC bus. 

Cost:  $30 (includes Race Day Packet Pick Up)

Pick Up Location:  NYC - Javits Center (34th Street, between 11th & 12th Aves)

Buses depart at 5:00AM

Follow the instructions here to register (Option will appear after you complete your info)

Note: 

Signup for this service is only available online at a cost of $30 per runner and $15 per additional person. There will be no purchase available on site or at the expo. The bus is for athletes, supporters, volunteers and race staff ONLY. Tickets purchased online will be emailed the week before the race and must be presented to get on the bus.

**Also note, this is a one-way bus. To return home you should plan to use one of the normally scheduled trains that depart from Long Branch station (within walking distance from the finish line, about .7 of a mile) at six minutes past every hour (12:06, 1:06, etc.).

RUNNER DROP OFF

For convenient Athlete drop-off at the start area Sunday morning, travel from Joline (36), turn onto the Victor Ave entrance to the Monmouth Park.  The drop off zone will be marked by signs.  The driver will then depart to the right on Park Rd and exit the Park on Myrtle Ave.