Run in the shadows of the shore's iconic music joints, retrace the footsteps of Springsteen, and cruise past the endless beach towns of Ocean Grove, Allenhurst, Deal, Monmouth Beach, Loch Arbour, and Long Branch.

Post-race party with complimentary 26.2 Brewery beer (for runners 21+), entertainment and endless ocean views.



Sunday, April 26th at 7:30AM

Monmouth Park Racetrack
175 Oceanport Ave, Oceanport, NJ 07757

Ocean Promenade, Long Branch

Getting There



  • Race Shirt

  • Finisher's Medal

  • One cold complimentary beer @ Post-Race Party (Must be 21+)

  • Free parking at start line

  • Chip timing

  • Access to festivities at the Diadora Race Exposition and Post-Race Party

  • Uninterrupted running through the heart of the Jersey Shore


    Register for the Gold or Platinum Challenge by first selecting the Sunday event of Full or Half Marathon. Then as you progress through your single registration, the Challenge Add-on will be available for you to select — One entry, one payment!
    ** If you want to step-up and have decided to add the Challenge after completing an entry, simply go to your RunSignUp profile, My Upcoming Events, Manage, and make those changes to your registration.



Gear Check + Security

Bags will be transported from the start to the finish area so athletes can have their bags available after finishing. There will be a gear bag drop-off area near the start line and a bag pickup area near the finish line.

Please note:

  • Bags must be the clear gear bags given out at the Diadora Race Exposition. No substitutions.

  • Please DO NOT leave valuables in your bag.

  • Please DO NOT leave your bag unattended at any time.

  • Any items dropped at the start line or along the course will be donated to charity.

  • Bag check items must be picked up by 2:30PM on race day.

NOTE: ALL backpacks, duffle bags, draw string bags or similar non-translucent bags will NOT be permitted at Monmouth Park or near the Start/Finish areas. Hydration packs and runner belts will be allowed but subject to search.

**Please carefully review the Athlete Guide for additional security and gear check information.

Course Overview

The Marathon and Half Marathon courses offer the best of the Jersey Shore. Flat and fast with miles of boardwalk in between.

See maps below.



Make it a full weekend of racing down the shore and run both the Saturday RWJBarnabas Health 5K and either of the Sunday distance races (Marathon or Half Marathon) and receive a special album-themed medal in addition to the other individual race medals you will receive.

The GOLD Challenge is for those who run the 5K and Half Marathon runners.

The PLATINUM Challenge is for those who run the 5K and Marathon.

Lace up and play the hits!


Awards will be given for 1st-3rd Males and Females for each of the following age divisions:

Ages 19 & under, 20-24 , 25-29 , 30-34, 35-39, 40-44 , 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69
(top 3 overall and top 3 Male/Female for 70+ runners)


  • Must maintain a 15 minute per mile pace.

  • Race is rain or shine.

  • Race bibs must be picked up at Packet Pickup at the Diadora Race Exposition unless race day pick up is purchased during registration.

  • There is NO race day registration.

  • New Jersey Marathon runners must be 18 by race day. Half Marathoners must be at least 14 (with parental consent).

  • Unfortunately, no dogs or strollers allowed









Questions? Check out our FAQ and our new 2019 Athlete Guide