2024-2025 New Jersey Half Marathons Race Calendar

New Jersey Half Marathons by Date

Browse all New Jersey half marathons in 2024 and 2025 by month and by city below.

For each race, you’ll find the history of the half marathon and the course, the most recent year’s course maps, elevation profiles, runner reviews, pricing, and how to sign up. When you view a race, you might also find contact info if you’re having problems with your registration or need to contact the race directors.

We dedicated dozens of hours every month searching for races to include in the New Jersey half marathons calendar.

If you happen to see any half marathon not included, contact us at info@halfmarathons.net to submit your race.

Looking for the best New Jersey half marathons for you? Beneath the New Jersey half marathon calendar we’ve provided answers to frequently asked questions. Philadelphia Distance Run Pennsylvania Featured Race

Upcoming 2024 New Jersey Half Marathons

August 2024

Sun Aug 11 Jersey Shore Summer Half Marathon 10k & 5k Cape May Court House NJ
Sun Aug 18 Jersey City Summer Half 10k & 5k Jersey City NJ

September 2024

Sun Sep 1 Mercer County Half Marathon Robbinsville NJ
Sat Sep 7 FallApple 50M 50k Marathon Half Marathon & 10k Maplewood NJ
Sun Sep 8 Racefaster Half Marathon & 5k Paramus NJ
Sun Sep 22 OCNJ Half Marathon 10M & 5k Ocean City NJ
Sat Sep 28 Newport Liberty Half Marathon Jersey City NJ
Sun Sep 29 Franklin Lakes Scenic Half Marathon & 5k Franklin Lakes NJ
Sun Sep 29 Jersey Shore Half Marathon & 2M Highlands NJ
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October 2024

Sat Oct 5 Run the Crest Half Marathon 10M & 5k Wildwood Crest NJ
Sun Oct 6 Jersey City Fall Half 10k & 5k Jersey City NJ
Sun Oct 6 NJ Run 4 Hope Half Marathon Old Bridge NJ
Sun Oct 6 ORC Seaside Half Marathon & 5k Seaside Park NJ
Sun Oct 20 Atlantic City Marathon & Half Marathon Atlantic City NJ
Sun Oct 20 Main Street Half Marathon of Hunterdon Clinton NJ
Sat Oct 26 Hallowed Half Marathon Cape May NJ
Sat Oct 26 Halloween Half Marathon Morristown NJ
Sun Oct 27 New Jersey Halloween Half 10k & 5k Jersey City NJ

November 2024

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March 2025

TBD Mar E. Murray Todd Half Marathon Lincroft NJ
TBD Mar March Madness Half 10k & 5k Jersey City NJ

April 2025

Sun Apr 6 April Fools Half Marathon Atlantic City NJ
Sat Apr 26 XTERRA New Jersey Marathon Half Marathon 10k & 4k Hewitt NJ
TBD Apr Asbury Park Half Marathon Asbury Park NJ
TBD Apr Jersey City Marathon & Half Marathon Jersey City NJ
TBD Apr New Jersey Spring Half 10k & 5k Manalapan NJ
TBD Apr Wawayanda Trail Race 50M 50k & Half Marathon Hewitt NJ
TBD Apr Big Forest Half Marathon 10k & 5k Tuckerton NJ

May 2025

Sun May 4 Superhero Half Marathon & Relay Morris Township NJ
TBD May Jersey City Half 10k & 5k Jersey City NJ

June 2025

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Frequently Asked Questions about New Jersey Half Marathons

What are the most popular New Jersey half marathons?

The two most popular New Jersey half marathons are the Newport Liberty Half Marathon with 2,798 finishers in 2023 and the Jersey City Half Marathon with 2,674 finishers in 2023.

What are the best New Jersey half marathons for beginners in 2024?

The New Jersey half marathons we most frequently recommend for beginners are:

  • The Newport Liberty Half Marathon: A NYCRUNs production and is run by many New Jersey and New York runners as practice for the New York City Marathon. One of the more scenic courses you’ll find in New Jersey.
  • The Jersey City Half Marathon: The inaugural year of the Jersey City Half Marathon running was in 2023, with a flat course and high production quality – this race has a lot to contribute.

What are the best months to run a New Jersey half marathon?

October is the most popular month to run a half marathon in New Jersey.

What are the most popular cities to run New Jersey half marathons?

Jersey City is the most popular city to run a half marathon in New Jersey.

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