Sunday, September 22nd marks the 20th anniversary of Jersey City’s annual Newport Liberty Half Marathon.
The event attracts all abilities of runners from elite and professional runners to the recreational runner who wants to take in the scenic course along the Hudson River across from New York City.
Sunday, September 22, 8:30 a.m.13.1 Miles, Newport Liberty Half Marathon, Jersey City, N.J.
Day of registration is available starting at 7:00 a.m. at Newport Town Square, 100 Town Square Place, Jersey City. Runners can also register on line.
The race features $3,000 in prize money so it is guaranteed to have some stiff competition and fast times. According to event representative Elizabeth Walden, “over 2,400 participants have already signed up outpacing last year’s numbers.”