Newport Liberty Half Marathon

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Take a tour of Jersey City with this fast, flat, landmark-studded half marathon. Come for the fantastic views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and Manhattan Skyline and stay for the epic post-race celebration at Newport Green.
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Half Marathon
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Calendar
Sat, 24 Sept 2022
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Jersey City, United States
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Where and when
Location
Newport Green Park, Green Park, 14th St, Jersey City, NJ 07310, USA
Start times
Sat, 24 Sept 2022
Half Marathon:
8:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Newport Liberty Half Marathon
Half Marathon
Distance
21.097km
Route information
Distance: 13.1 miles
Terrain: Closed roads
Elevation: Flat
Route Type: Loop
Starting and finishing in downtown Newport, the course will take you on a tour of historic Jersey City and will feature world-class views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and the stunning Manhattan Skyline. The course is fast and flat - perfect for your next PB!
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Technical Finisher's T-Shirt
  • Water and Gatorade will be available along the course
  • Bagels, spreads, fresh fruit and more will make up the post-race spread at the finish line
  • Free finish line photos and video
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How to get there
Newport Green Park, Green Park, 14th St, Jersey City, NJ 07310, USA
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Take the PATH Train to Newport Station. If you are traveling on the PATH, please check the schedule here for up-to-date service information
From Manhattan: Take the Holland Tunnel. Upon exiting in Jersey City, make the first right at the Speedway service station. Make a right onto 18th Street which becomes Washington Boulevard. Proceed south. At Newport Parkway, follow race parking signs.
From New Jersey: Take the New Jersey Turnpike Extension (from NJ Turnpike North or South or Rt. 78 East) to Exit 14C. After coming down the ramp, make a right at traffic lights onto Jersey Avenue. Bear left onto 11th Street Viaduct which becomes Newport Parkway. Pass Newport Centre Mall on right. Make right onto Washington Boulevard. Follow race parking signs.
Parking
Newport North: Enter on 60 Mall Drive East or 561 Washington Blvd Newport South: Enter on 2 Mall Drive East or 479 Rear Washington Blvd We recommend you enter the garage no later than 7:30 am to avoid being impacted by street closures.
Parking costs range from $5.00 (2 hours or less) to $25.00 (until 12:00 am).
Please check MTA Trip Planner for up-to-date and detailed mass transit directions and Google Maps for driving directions. Parking is limited at all of our events, we strongly encourage you to use mass transit.
Event day logistics
Distance: 13.1 miles
Terrain: Closed roads
Elevation: Flat
Route Type: Loop
Starting and finishing in downtown Newport, the course will take you on a tour of historic Jersey City and will feature world-class views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and the stunning Manhattan Skyline. The course is fast and flat - perfect for your next PB!
Race Packs
There will be no pre-race bib pickup. If you register up to ten days before the event using a domestic address, your bib will be mailed to you. If you register after that or using an international address, you must pick up your bib in the festival area. Shirts may be picked up on race day.
Cut-Off Times
The cut-off time for this event is 3 hours and 30 minutes, (16 min/mi pace).
Facilities
Toilets will be provided and cleaned throughout the event.
Bag Drop
Bag check will be provided. If you plan on checking a bag, you must use the single clear bag provided by NYCRUNS. You may not put another full bag/backpack/briefcase inside the clear bag. All items must fit inside the clear bag. NYCRUNS reserves the right to search your bag at any time.
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NYC Runs
There are now over 24 running events organised by NYC runs, with thousands of participants. The biggest events in their calendar are the Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon and the Newport Half Marathon. With professional timing, accurately-measured courses, and a world-class medical team, these events are brilliantly organised. The post-race festivals guarantee that athletes will have the best possible experience.
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FAQs
Can I run the Newport Liberty Half Marathon with a stroller?
Np, strollers will not be permitted on the course for safety reasons.
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Can I run the Newport Liberty Half Marathon with my dog?
No, dogs will not be permitted at this event.
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Can I run the Newport Liberty Half Marathon with headphones?
For safety reasons, NYCRUNS prefer that participants leave one ear unobstructed by only wearing one earbud at all times. If, at any time an NYCRUNS staff member or a volunteer sees that you do not heed the directions of a course marshal, or your awareness is otherwise hindered by your headphones or earbuds, you may be disqualified.
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