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Rutgers UNITE Half Marathon & 8K

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Race through the heart of historic Rutgers University for this scenic half marathon and post-race festival. Walk or run your way through the course as it weaves its way past live bands and cheering crowds. Come for the fancy dress, the incredible finish, technical t-shirt and medal.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Sun Apr 14 2019

What's included:

  • Premium technical t-shirt
  • Bespoke finishers medal
  • 12/16 week training plan
  • All runners and spectators are invited to the after party.
Half Marathon
12:00am Sun 14th Apr 2019

Run 13.1mi

Sun 14th Apr 2019

Run 8km

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Half Marathon:

Run through the historic and gorgeous New Brunswick Campus of Rutgers University - one of the oldest and largest university campuses in the US. You will pass through three different campuses which hold some great scenic views to take your breath away.

The route will take your past the recently renovated Rutgers Stadium, historic College Avenue Gym and finishes down College Avenue in front of thousands of cheering fans!


The 8k (4.88 miles) runs shorter but very similar course to the above, also finishing down College Avenue to thousands of spectators!

Logistics and schedule

**6:00 am – ** Shuttles from College Avenue to Start Line (Busch Campus)

7:55 am –   National Anthem

8:00 am – Half Marathon Race Start

8:15 am –   8K Race Start

9:00 am – 1:00 pm – Finish Line Festival

10:30 am – 2:00 pm – Shuttle From College Avenue return to Busch Campus Lots

10:30 am – Awards Ceremony

11:30 pm – Course Closes


Spectators are warmly welcomed. They can also make use of the shuttles that run throughout the day.

How to get there

Sonny Werblin Recreation Center, 656 Bartholomew Rd, Piscataway Township, NJ 08854, USA

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the finish line is only a short walk away, in the centre of New Brunswick where you can find the train station and other modes of public transport.

Shuttles start from 6:00 - 7:30 am, and again from 8:15 - 10:30 am, to taketo and from the finish line and finish start. - so you can park at either end and shuttle as needed.

Start Line: GPS Sonny Werblin Recreation Center ~ 656 Bartholomew Rd. ~ Piscataway, NJ

Finish Line: GPS 1 – 17 Hamilton St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Shuttles return to Busch Campus from the finish line from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

From 6:00 am to 3:00 pm there will be a shuttle every 15 minutes to take people between the Stadium West Lot and the corner of George and Hamilton Streets.

Shuttles will stop at these locations;

  • Finish – Voorhees Mall on Hamilton Street
  • Finish – Zimmerli Art Museum – George and Hamilton
  • Student Activity Center
  • Start/Busch Campus – Stadium West Lot
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Half Marathon
12:00am Sun 14th Apr 2019
Sun 14th Apr 2019
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