Half Marathons in Jersey City, New Jersey

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SEP15
Newport Liberty Half Marathon

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.

If you've run this great race before, expect some changes! This year, the race will include exceptional amenities, increased course support, and four different split points. After PRing on the fast, flat course, plan for an epic post-race celebration at Newport Green with plenty of refreshments, music and more!

$65 - $90
Newport Liberty Half Marathon
AUG11
Queens NYC Half Marathon
Queens County, NY, United States

Bring it! The Queens NYC Half Marathon is on a marked course in Flushing Meadow Park. The course consist of two loops. Every loop will be timed in real time! Its a great way to build on your long run and enjoy a summer day!

$85
Queens NYC Half Marathon
SEP14
The Triboro Adventure Tour Half Marathon
Queens County, NY, United States

The Annual Triboro Adventure Tour is a street race that will take you on a journey from Queens through Manhattan and the Bronx and back! Join the fun as this unsanctioned race will have no specific course! Although you will be provided a map with exact locations of each checkpoint, you can choose the direction you want to get from each checkpoint to the next. There are no rules on how you choose to run your adventure.

$40
The Triboro Adventure Tour Half Marathon
AUG24
Registration Perks
The End of Summer Half Marathon
Queens County, NY, United States

Lace up to enjoy the last of the summer weather in this seaside half marathon. This picturesque run along the breezy and pan flat Rockaway boardwalk is a social route that's great for beginners. Come for the finisher's medal, t-shirt and Rockapulco Gold Beer.

$60
The End of Summer Half Marathon
SEP8
The Racefaster Half Marathon & 5k
Paramus, NJ, United States

Don't miss out on this event!! Enjoy the convenience of the Garden State Plaza where there is plenty of parking as well as music, food, giveaways, sponsors and much more!

Half marathoners, get ready to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Saddle River County Park as you run this flat, fast, safe course free from traffic.

$25 - $50
The Racefaster Half Marathon & 5k
OCT13
Registration Perks
NYRR Staten Island Half
Richmond County, NY, United States

The NYRR Five-Borough Series will once again finish with the NYRR Staten Island Half, a race dedicated to making a positive impact on the borough that hosts the start of the TCS New York City Marathon. Scheduled just three weeks before the TCS New York City Marathon, the NYRR Staten Island Half is a perfect tune-up for NYRRs flagship event and features fabulous views of New York Harbor and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge.

$30 - $75
NYRR Staten Island Half
DEC7
Manhattanite Run

The seldom seen Freedom Tunnel will echo with the sound of your feet as you run over it and through NYC's quintessential Riverside Park. Wedged between the historical Upper West Side neighborhood and the Hudson River this venue is known for its gorgeous views of Manhattans waterfronts, lush greenery and myriad walking and biking paths. Enjoy it all with a course that will leave you wanting to explore more of this 150 year old park designed by America's renowned landscape architect Fredrick La Olmsted.

$75
Manhattanite Run
OCT20
Yonkers Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

With over 90 years of history, the Yonkers Marathon is known for its tough hilly course that starts and finishes in downtown Yonkers and travels through the scenic hills then along the beautiful Hudson River. Whether you're interested in just a 1/2 Marathon, a Marathon Relay, or completing your first 5K, we're where you want to be. Yonkers Marathon is a Boston Marathon Qualifier.

$25 - $50
Yonkers Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K
OCT13
Paine To Pain Trail Half-Marathon
New Rochelle, NY, United States

Paine to Pain is a giant single loop that winds its way through the woods and trails of five different lower Westchester parks. You never run the same trail twice and will spend 90% of your time on dirt (and rocks and roots) in the shade of the woods.

$50
Paine To Pain Trail Half-Marathon
DEC8
NYCRUNS Big Apple Half Marathon

The NYCRUNS Big Apple Half Marathon. If you havent raced in Central Park in winter youre in for an off-season treat. Youd never know that the clogged streets of 5th avenue and Central Park West are only a few yards away. The park is quiet and peaceful, with just the sounds of runners footsteps to serenade you.

$65
NYCRUNS Big Apple Half Marathon
DEC14
The Holiday Half Marathon
Kings County, NY, United States

Tis the season to be running the Holiday Half Marathon. You are in the midst of prepping and shopping for the holidays, but take a moment and quit stressing about spending time with your in-laws. Come out and run one of Brooklyn's most scenic routes located in Bay Ridge.

$50
The Holiday Half Marathon
OCT6
Healing Half & 10K
White Plains, NY, United States

Challenge yourself this Fall as you run 13.1 or 6.2 miles along the Bronx River Parkway! The northern portion of the parkway features some rolling hills while the southern half has some steady inclines. A fantastic closed course for experienced runners and first-timers alike! All proceeds benefit Westchester Medical Center.

$30
Healing Half & 10K
SEP28
The New Yorker Run

The seldom seen Freedom Tunnel will echo with the sound of your feet as you run over it and through NYC's quintessential Riverside Park. Wedged between the historical Upper West Side neighborhood and the Hudson River this venue is known for its gorgeous views of Manhattans waterfronts, lush greenery and myriad walking and biking paths. Enjoy it all with a course that will leave you wanting to explore more of this 150 year old park designed by America's renowned landscape architect Fredrick La Olmsted.

$70 - $75
The New Yorker Run
SEP8
Indian Summer Half Marathon
Kings County, NY, United States

Bring it! The INDIAN SUMMER Half Marathon is on a marked course on the boardwalk. Prepare for your next New York City Marathon! Its a great way to build on your long run and enjoy the sea breeze!

$69 - $75
Indian Summer Half Marathon
OCT5
The Bay Ridge Half Marathon
Kings County, NY, United States

With the famous NYC Marathon right around the corner come test those legs and see just how well your form is coming along. This flat and fast course along the Shore Road Promenade in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn is perfect for setting those PRs. It offers some of the city's most breathtaking views of the Verrazano Bridge, Lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty.

The Bay Ridge Half Marathon
OCT6
Jersey Shore Half Marathon
Highlands, NJ, United States

The Jersey Shore Half Marathon has a history that places it as one of the oldest distance events held in New Jersey and the surrounding areas. The first Jersey Shore Marathon was held in 1972. Enjoy a National Recreation Park while challenging yourself to run a Half Marathon!

Jersey Shore Half Marathon
APR11
NYCRUNS Queens Half Marathon
Queens County, NY, United States

The NYCRUNS Queens Half & 5K returns to Flushing Meadows Park. The traffic-free course winds through the park, with great views of all the World's Fair sites and of course FMP in full Spring bloom. Stick around for a bagel and a schmear, before heading into downtown Flushing to sample the great ethnic cuisine - there's everything you can imagine (and perhaps a few things you cannot).

NYCRUNS Queens Half Marathon

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What you need to know about Half Marathons

At 13.1 miles, a half marathon is long enough to test even the strongest runners, but short enough for almost anyone determined to conquer their next challenge. We have a jam-packed calendar of half marathons taking place up and down the country — from big ballot events to local community races and spectacular trail runs. Get involved and conquer your next challenge.

Find local Half Marathon running races

A half marathon is a fantastic event for those new to running to really push themselves, or as a great warm up event for those ready to tackle a full marathon or even an ultramarathon

What is the distance covered in half marathon?
The half marathon is one of running`s most popular distance - a half marathon is 13.1 miles (or 21.1km).
What is an average time for a half marathon?
Breaking 2:00 (9:09 per mile pace) is a common goal, and that time is considered a respectable half marathon time among runners. The average times for half marathons in the U.S. in 2015 were 2:04:00 for males and 2:22:21 for females.
What is the half marathon world record?
The world record for men is 58:23 for men and 1:04:52 for women.
How long does it take to train for a half marathon?
If you are working with a training plan you can achieve a half marathon in 8 weeks.
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