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2019 ATHLETE GUIDE
Welcome to the 2019 Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon & Half Marathon weekend!
FRIDAY, APRIL 26 and SATURDAY, APRIL 27 Novo Nordisk NJ Marathon Race Exposition presented by Diadora
WHERE: (NEW Location!) Convention Hall, 1300 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ WHEN:
Friday, April 26: 3PM – 8PM Saturday, April 27: 10AM – 6PM
WHAT: Race bibs and shirts, official race merchandise, beverages, and more!
SATURDAY, APRIL 27 RWJBarnabas Health Family Day, 5K and Kids Races
WHERE: The Great Lawn, Ocean Promenade, Long Branch, NJ WHEN:
Race day registration and packet pick up opens at 8AM RWJBarnabas Health Family Day activities: 9AM - 12PM
5K start: 9AM Kids Races: 10AM
WHAT: Running, entertainment, food vendors, face painting, carnival games, crafts,
SUNDAY, APRIL 28 Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay
WHERE: The marathon, half marathon, and marathon relay begin at Monmouth
Park Racetrack in Oceanport and finish at the Ocean Promenade in Long Branch. WHEN: All distances start together at 7:30AM. WHAT:
Point-to-point course travels through the diverse neighborhoods and business districts of Oceanport, Monmouth Beach, Long Branch, Deal, Allenhurst, Loch
Arbour, Asbury Park and Ocean Grove. Flat, fast and with ample places for spectating. Post-race party overlooking
the ocean afterward with music and a complimentary beverage.
NOVO NORDISK NJ MARATHON RACE EXPOSITION PRESENTED BY DIADORA FRIDAY, APRIL 26 and SATURDAY, APRIL 27
The two-day Race Exposition is free and open to the public as well as all
participants of the marathon, half marathon, marathon relay, 5K and kids races.
We are expecting to host approximately 10,000 participants plus many more
spectators at the Race Exposition. We will accept registration entries for all races at the Race Exposition on
Friday, April 26. On Saturday, April 27, we can accept entries for the marathon, half
marathon and marathon relay.
Official race merchandise will be available for purchase at the Race Exposition and also on race day at the finish festival.
WHERE: (NEW Location!) Convention Hall, 1300 Ocean Ave, Asbury Park, NJ
WHEN: Friday, April 26: 3PM – 8PM Saturday, April 27: 10AM – 6PM
WHAT: Race bibs and shirts, official race merchandise, beverages, and more!
RWJBARNABAS HEALTH FAMILY DAY, 5K and KIDS RACES SATURDAY, APRIL 27
Race Venue (Start and Finish) The Great Lawn, Ocean Promenade
Long Branch, NJ 07740 North of Pier Village and the Ocean Place Resort & Spa This is the same location as the finish line for the marathon, marathon relay
and half marathon.
5K and Kids Races Registration Online registration is available for the 5K and Kids Races HERE. Late registration for the 5K and Kids Races and will be available on Friday,
April 26, at the Race Exposition. Race day registration is available on Saturday, April 27, ONLY at the race
venue (The Great Lawn, Ocean Promenade, Long Branch).
5K and Kids Races Packet Pick Up Race bibs and shirts can be picked up for the 5K and Kids Races at the
o Friday, April 26: Race Exposition, 3PM – 8PM o Saturday, April 27: Race Venue, 8AM
PLEASE NOTE – Race bibs for the 5K and Kids Races will NOT be available for pick up at the Race Exposition on Saturday, April 27. Come directly to the race site!
A full schedule of events is available HERE.
A full listing of age divisions and awards for the 5K is available HERE.
No awards will be given for the Kids Races. All participants in the 5K and Kids Races will receive a medal upon
completing the race. Family Festival, 5K and Kids Races Parking
FREE parking will be available at Seven Presidents Park (just north of the race site) on a first-come, first-serve basis.
https://register.chronotrack.com/r/42128 https://www.thenewjerseymarathon.com/family-day https://www.thenewjerseymarathon.com/the5k/
RWJBARNABAS HEALTH FAMILY DAY, 5K and KIDS RACES SATURDAY, APRIL 27 (Continued)
Each 5K runner’s race bib will have an b-tag affixed to the back. Be sure to not crimp the tag.
Be careful to not switch bibs with family runners, hotel roommates, etc.
You must wear the race bib on the front of your body on your outermost layer of clothing so you can be clearly identified at all times.
5K and Kids Races / Course Maps Location of start, finish, and the aid station are indicated on the following course
maps: 5K Map
1/4 Mile Map 1/2 Mile Map
1.2 Mile Map On Course Safety
Regular or jogging strollers, are allowed in the 5K race and are requested to start at the rear of the field, always yield to faster runners, and communicate
and use extreme caution when overtaking runners. Bikes, skates and similar conveyances are NOT permitted on the Saturday
Pacers on bicycles are NOT allowed on course. We strongly recommend that you do not use headphones during the races. It
is important to be aware of your surroundings, including fellow runners and the possibility of errant traffic or emergency personnel traffic on the course.
5K Results 5K Results are hosted by Athlinks HERE.
https://www.runpacers.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/NJM-18-5K-Course-Map-v1.1.pdf https://www.runpacers.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/NJM-18-Quarter-Mile-Turn-Around.pdf https://www.runpacers.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/NJM-18-Half-Mile-Turn-Around.pdf https://www.runpacers.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/NJM-18-1.2-Mile-Turn-Around.pdf https://www.athlinks.com/event/5179/results/Event/750766/Results
NOVO NORDISK NJ MARATHON, HALF MARATHON, AND MARATHON RELAY SUNDAY, APRIL 28
Race Venue / Start Location Monmouth Park Racetrack
175 Oceanport Avenue Oceanport, NJ 07757
Race Venue / Finish Location The Great Lawn, Ocean Promenade
Long Branch, NJ 07740 North of Pier Village and the Ocean Place Resort & Spa
Security / Start Venue Athletes will be provided with one race-issued clear bag at the Race
Exposition. Only the RACE-ISSUED CLEAR BAG distributed at the Race Exposition will be
allowed in the start venue area. Athlete equipment must be placed within the race-issued clear bag in order
to enter the start venue area race morning.
If you arrive at the entrance to Monmouth Park Racetrack with a bag other than the official race-issued clear bag, you will need to either leave your bag
in your vehicle before heading to the start area or transfer all of your items into a race-issued clear bag.
If necessary, you will need to return to your vehicle to leave your non-clear
bag or hand it off to your support crew as it will not be permitted into the start venue.
Fanny packs, hydration belts, water bottles and/or small hydration-only packs will be allowed but are subject to search at any time.
Backpacks, duffle bags, drawstring bags or similar non-translucent bags will
NOT be permitted.
Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay Start Time Athletes in wheelchairs will start at 7:29AM followed at 7:30AM in waves by
the rest of the corrals numbered and colored 1 through 7.
Runners must start in the assigned corral or risk being disqualified for an invalid finish time.
NOVO NORDISK NJ MARATHON, HALF MARATHON, AND MARATHON RELAY SUNDAY, APRIL 28 (Continued)
Marathon and Half Marathon Registration
Online registration is available for the marathon, half marathon, or marathon relay through Friday, April 26. To register: click here
Onsite registration for the marathon, half marathon, or marathon relay will
be available on Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27, at the Race Exposition located at Convention Hall in Asbury Park.
There will be no Race Day Registration on Sunday for the marathon, half marathon or marathon relay.
Marathon Relay Registration Details Registration is started by a Relay Captain who creates the team name and
category and pays for the team while completing their own entry. The relay team members need to also complete entries, selecting the 4-
person Marathon Relay choice, Join a Team, the team category and then selecting the team name the Captain created to be added to that roster.
Any changes in team members will need to be requested by email to
email@example.com prior to April 21.
Packet Pick Up / Locations Packet pickup for the marathon, half marathon, and marathon relay is
offered at the Race Exposition presented by Diadora, located at Convention
Hall in Asbury Park. Hours are:
o Friday, April 26: 3:00PM – 8:00PM o Saturday, April 27: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Race Day Packet Pickup (Sunday) This athlete amenity requires an advance purchase