21st Annual BATS Global Markets Newport Liberty Half Marathon

Event Date

Sun, Sep 21, 2014

Address

Jersey City, NJ

About This Activity

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

NO REFUNDS, TRANSFERS OR DEFERRALSNo Headphones No Baby Joggers

Beneficiary

Jersey City Medical Center

About Newport

Newport is a 400 acre waterfront "live, work, shop and dine" community just minutes from Manhattan. Consisting of residential, office, retail, leisure and entertainment facilities, more than 10,000 residents already live in Newport's luxury, high-rise towers. For overnight hotel stays, we recommend the Courtyard by Marriott, Jersey City, 201-626-6600, or the Westin Jersey City Newport, 201-626-2900. To learn more about Newport call 201-626-5000 or visit www.newportrentalsnj.com

Awards and Prize Money

Awards: 1,2,3 overall, open & masters plus age groupsAge Groups: 19 & under to 85 & over.USATF-NJ Half-Marathon Championship* Prize Money Awards*:Open Men & Women: **Masters Men & Women: 1st-$200, 2nd-$150, 3rd-$125, 4th- $100, 5th-$50USATF-NJ Half-Marathon Championship*, Prize Money Team Awards*: Open Men & Women; Masters Men & Women: 1st-$125.*USATF-NJ Members Only **Masters individual ( not teams ) prize money is WMA age graded

Schedule

Race Day Registration & Packet Pick-up - 6:45 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.Newport Town Square, 100 Town Square Place, Jersey City, NJ 07310Half Marathon - 8:30amHalf Marathon Awards - 11:00am

Race Info

The 21st Annual Newport Liberty Half-Marathon is a USATF-NJ NBGP 700 Point Championship for all divisionsBag Check, Water and energy drink stations, Course Toilets and Clocks at each mile.For more information go towww.newporthalfmarathon.comRace Contact Info: 201-665-4005newportruns@barwickgroup.com

Path Trains

NYC Residents and All Other Runners Near a PATH Station: Save time and trouble take the PATH train to the Newport station. Exit onto Town Square Place and walk east to Newport Town Square. Follow signs to registration.

From NYC via Holland Tunnel

Take the Holland Tunnel into New Jersey; stay in far LEFT lane and go to 4th traffic light, following "Holland Tunnel and Local" signs. At 4th traffic light ("Left Lane Must Turn Left;" Sunoco Station on far right; DO NOT take ramp to Route 1-9, Turnpike), make LEFT onto Jersey Ave. Continue straight through traffic light (12th St.). Immediately bear LEFT onto 11th St. Viaduct, which becomes Newport Parkway.

From NYC via Holland Tunnel continued

DO NOT take "Newport Centre Mall Parking" exit ramp. Continue straight down viaduct, past "Mall Drive East," and enter 6-story parking garage on your RIGHT, just before Light Rail overpass.

From Route 3 or Lincoln Tunnel

Exit onto Route 1&9 South (Tonnelle Ave.). Follow signs to Holland Tunnel/Newport. Make RIGHT at light onto Jersey Ave. and immediately bear LEFT onto 11th St. Viaduct, which becomes Newport Parkway. DO NOT take "Newport Centre Mall Parking" exit ramp. Continue straight down viaduct, past "Mall Drive East," and enter 6-story parking garage on your RIGHT, just before Light Rail overpass.

From I-78 or NJ Turnpike

Take NJ Turnpike Exit 14C - Holland Tunnel. After going through the 14C toll. DO NOT TAKE the "Liberty State Park" or "Jersey City-Columbus Drive" exits. Continue straight for "Holland Tunnel." At first traffic light at bottom of ramp, turn RIGHT onto Jersey Ave. Immediately bear LEFT onto 11th St. Viaduct, which becomes Newport Parkway. DO NOT take "Newport Centre Mall Parking" exit ramp. Continue straight down viaduct, past "Mall Drive East," and enter 6-story parking garage on your RIGHT.

From Routes 1 & 9 (Pulaski Skyway)

Proceed east on Pulaski Skyway toward the Holland Tunnel. Follow Route 3 directions above.

Parking

The parking garage is located at 561 Washington Blvd. Your BIB number is your free parking pass. You will be directed from Newport Parkway to parking garage by race parking signs.

From Parking Deck to Registration/Packet Pick-Up

Exit parking garage onto Washington Blvd. Cross Washington Blvd. to east side of the street, walk south (turn right) toward Town Square Place and turn LEFT. Go straight to Newport Town Square. Follow signs to registration.

Fees

$42. by 8/14; $45. by 9/16 (USATF $3 discount by 9/16); $50. after 9/16 and race day-Discounts only for Earlier Registration.

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