New Jersey > E. Murray Todd Half Marathon
Lincroft, NJ • Sunday, March 3, 2013 • Course Map
Named for a local resident who was a champion runner in high school and grew up to become one of the Monmouth County area's best-known philanthropists and fundraisers, the E. Murray Todd Half Marathon fields a slate of more than 500 runners every year for this tough, hilly course set in central New Jersey.
It's considered difficult as much for the weather as the course itself, as past races have seen periods of high winds, rain, cloudy skies and even some snowfall.
An out-and-back race that winds through the residential neighborhoods of the nearby towns of Holmdel and Colts Neck, the course starts and finishes at the gymnasium of Lincroft's Brookdale Community College. Past participants share that the course offers "incredibly scenic" views of horse farms and country estates through these rural New Jersey towns, as well as many tough hills throughout the course especially around miles 6 and 9, which is followed by nearly a mile of uphill terrain.
On the day of the race, be sure to monitor local weather conditions closely and dress appropriately, as the winds are reported to be one of the most significant challenges of this race, especially in the course's first 6 miles.
Race Weather & Climate
Located in central New Jersey, just a short drive from the Atlantic coastline and about 46 miles south of New York City, Lincroft typically sees March temperatures that average between 51°F and 31°F, while precipitation amounts average just under 4.3 inches for the month, making April the city's second-wettest month of the year.
On the day of the race (March 3), the average high is 46°F and the average low is 27°F.
View the race route map for the E. Murray Todd Half Marathon
$30 for the half marathon, if registered by February 26, 2013
$35 after Feb. 26 and on the day of the race
To reserve your spot in the late winter/early spring 2013 running of Lincroft's E. Murray Todd Half Marathon, register online here.
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