Both races will begin at 7:30 a.m. in Oceanport's Monmouth Park and finish on the Long Branch Ocean Promenade. Athletes will run along the scenic New Jersey shore and through the neighborhoods of Oceanport, Monmouth Beach, Long Branch, Deal, Allenhurst, Loch Arbour, Asbury Park and Ocean Grove. The races are produced and presented by Life Time - The Healthy Way of Life Company.
Former New York Giant, Stephen Baker "The Touchdown Maker," who will be on-site supporting Tackle Kids Cancer, will be at the finish line and available for photos and interviews from 8:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
Race weekend will kick off with the Health and Fitness Expo in Monmouth Park on Friday, April 29. The fun continues on Saturday, April 30 with the Barnabas Health Family Festival - complete with a 5k run and Fun Runs for kids ages 2-8. Saturday will also mark the end of the 7-week KIDS MOVE program to promote youth fitness. Kids run 25 miles over the 7-week program and run their last 1.2 miles to complete the distance of a full marathon, finishing at the New Jersey Marathon finish line.