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2016 NEWPORT LIBERTY HALF MARATHON IN JERSEY CITY

Runners at Newport Marathon in Jersey City The 2016 Newport Liberty Half Marathon is happening this Sunday September 18th along the Hudson River waterfront in Jersey City. Registration numbers keep climbing (upwards of 3,000!) and this year’s race will be the biggest one yet!

Runners will receive long sleeve t-shirts and finisher medals, not to mention the $3,000 in prize money that’s up for grabs. Beer and snacks from NJ Beer Co. and Cosi in Newport are waiting for participants at the finish line.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Racers take their mark at 8:30 a.m. Registration opens at 6:45 a.m.

Newport Town Square

100 Town Square Place
Jersey City, NJ 07310

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10th Annual Newport 10,000 in Jersey City

 

 11th Annual Newport 10,000 – Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 at 8:30 a.m.

Newport Town Square, 100 Town Square Pl, Jersey City, NJ 07310

Known as the fastest course in the tri-state area, the Newport 10,000 is a 10K road race along the Hudson River waterfront in Jersey City’s community of Newport. Recreational and elite runners will have the opportunity to compete at the highest level for their share of $15,000 in prize money. Continue reading 10th Annual Newport 10,000 in Jersey City

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2013 “RUNNING OF THE SANTAS” SPREADS HOLIDAY JOY BENEFITTING LOCAL CHARITIES

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Nation’s Hottest Christmastime Event Celebrates Annual “Fun Run” on December 7

 

A group of Santas at the annual running of the santa's race in Philadelphia
Running of the Santas
December 7th in Philadelphia
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These five Mrs.Claus were at last years “Running of the Santas”

 “Running of the Santas” started in 1998 in the streets of downtown Philadelphia when 40 close friends decided to suit up in holiday décor and go bar hopping. More than a decade and a half later, the “Running of the Santas” event has grown across the world with more than 20 host cities from California to the shores of New Zealand.

 Organizers of the 2013 “Running of the Santas Mega Festival” are predicting a record 10,000 party-goers this year, toppling last year’s Philadelphia event which attracted more than 7,000 revelers. Philadelphia’s premier holiday extravaganza will kick off at Finnigan’s Wake (“The South Pole”) located at 537 N. 3rd Street, where event participants will prepare for a three-block “fun run” at 4 pm  to the Electric Factory (“The North Pole”) located at 421 N. 7th Street. Continue reading 2013 “RUNNING OF THE SANTAS” SPREADS HOLIDAY JOY BENEFITTING LOCAL CHARITIES

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20th Annual Newport Liberty Half Marathon Sunday, September 22nd

“Best Pick Marathon” for September-River View Observer

 Newport Town Square- 100 Town Square Place Jersey City, NJ 07310

Sunday, September 22, 2013- 8:30 a.m.

20th Anniversay Newport half marathon
Are you ready to compete in the 20th Annual Newport Liberty Half Marathon?

Jersey City’s popular half marathon championship marks its 20th year! Recreational and elite runners from around the country can compete for $3,000 in prize money on a USA Track & Field- certified course that interweaves with Hudson River Waterfront Walkway from Newport to Liberty State Park. The open-air race, sponsored this year by DirectEdge, has been called the most beautiful course in the Tri-State area, complete with spectacular views of Lower Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and the Verrazano Bridge.

Thousands will be on hand to  cheer them on from the sidelines. To date, over 2,400 participants have signed up, already outpacing last year’s numbers. Entered in this years race are a few noteworthy participants:

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