9th Annual Superhero Half Marathon & Relay

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Sunday May 20, 2018 - 8:30 am

 

Race results from the 2018 Superhero Half Marathon and Relay can be found at CompuScore.com.

Photos from the 2018 Superhero Half Marathon will be emailed directly to runners and can also be found at scoutfoto.com

The Superhero Half Marathon and Relay had its inaugural race on May 16, 2010, and is now one of the largest races in New Jersey. Come join the fun and make sure you don’t forget to wear your favorite superhero costume. This event has everything to ensure that you have a great running experience! Scenic course, plenty of aid stations, awesome crowd support, cool tech shirts and finisher medals, this race has it all! Everyone will be made to feel like the superhero that they are!

NEW THIS YEAR: Health Heroes Fun Runs  The Junior League of Morristown is presenting Health Heroes Fun Runs, a fun event for children during the Superhero Half Marathon. There will be a Healthy Half Mile run and a 50m tot trot, and lots of other activities for the duration of the half marathon. 

Highlights
  • High-quality wicking t-shirts to the first 3,000 registrants!
  • Personalized bib numbers!
  • Medals to all half marathon finishers
  • Pacers for 1:30, 1:45, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30 and 2:45!
  • Great post-race food!
  • Scenic course!
  • Awesome crowd support!
  • Plenty of water and aid stations (every 1.75 miles)!
  • 500 point, USATF-certified race!
  • Prizes for age group and overall winners!
  • Prizes for best superhero costumes!
  • Professional race photography available for FREE after the race!
  • Clocks at each mile!

Proceeds from the race go to the Jersey Battered Women's Service.

Start Time/Location

8:30AM start time

The race starts at Ginty Field, 49 Woodland Ave., Morris Township, NJ

The race finishes in Loantaka Park (South St. entrance in Morris Township).

Parking

Recommended parking is at Ginty Pool - 431 South St., Woodland School, the municipal building at 50 Woodland Ave. and the residential streets around Ginty Field.

Please Note:
  • As with most other races, there is a strict no refund policy.
  • If you would like to switch from the half marathon to the relay you must do so before 5/1/2016. Email us at SuperheroRacing@hotmail.com for the change form.
  • Absolutely no bicycles, roller blades, scooters, dogs or baby joggers.
  • Event will be held rain or shine.
Relay Info

Not feeling up to 13.1 miles? Find a friend and run the relay! The first runner will run the slightly hillier first 5.25 miles of the course and then high-five their partner in the relay zone. The 2nd partner will then complete the remaining 7.85 miles. The relay exchange zone will be in front of the Morris Twp. Fire Station, near the starting area.

There will be prizes for top male, female, and mixed teams.

You may switch from the individual half marathon to the relay but only until May 5. To do so, email us at: SuperheroRacing@hotmail.com.

Packet Pickup

Packets can be picked up on Saturday, May 19 at Jackrabbit of Morristown from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm. You CAN pick up packets for friends and family. Limited packet pickup will be available race day at the race site from 7:30am - 8:15am. Shirt sizes are NOT guaranteed on race day.

Race day registration will be available. Cash or check only, please!

Race Day Bag Drop

This year there will be a bag drop! Use your white race packet bag for your items and leave it at the starting area next to the Police Station. The bags will be transported to Loantaka Park so you can pick it up near the finish line.Thank you to Olive Tree Market for providing this service to our runners!

Awards

Top 3 overall male and female finishers in the half marathon will receive trophies and merchandise prizes. Top 3 finishers in 5 year age groups will receive trophies. Top male, female and mixed relay teams will receive trophies.

Race Updates

Check us out on our Facebook page simply by clicking the icon to get instant updates on news associated with the race, and to stay connected with your fellow runners who are also running the race.

Hotel Acomodations

There are two great hotels nearby. The Best Western is only one mile from the race site. The Hyatt is in downtown Morristown, about two miles from the race site.

Restrooms

Portable toilets will be available near the starting line, at mile 5.1, 8.2, and 12.5.

Water stations

Mile 1.25: Water
Mile 2.75 : Water
Mile 4.25: Water
Mile 5.75: Water and Gatorade

Mile 7.3: Water and Honey Stinger Gels
Mile 9: Water
Mile 10.8 Water and Gatorade
Mile 12.5 Water

Relay exchange area

The relay exchange will be close to the starting area, in front of the Morris Twp. fire station.

Finish area

There will be lots of water and food available at the finish area in the gazebo. There will also be restrooms there.

Spectators

Recommended parking is at Ginty Pool, Woodland School and the Municipal building at 50 Woodland Ave.

The finish line is at the South St. parking lot of Loantaka park, so there will be no parking allowed in that lot.

Photos

Enjoy FREE race photos after the race courtesy of ScoutFoto!

Health Heroes Fun Run Festival for Children

The Junior League of Morristown is presenting this fun event for children. There will be a 50m run at 9:00am, an 800m run at 9:15am and lots of other activities for the duration of the half marathon. This is a great way to pass the time with your children if you have a family member participating in the half marathon! This festival will be taking place near the half marathon finish line at Loantaka Park. All pre-registered participants will receive a race shirt and all finishers will receive a medal. Packet pickup will be at Jackrabbit of Morristown on Saturday May 19 and at Loantaka Park on race day. Sign up here!

Route

A beautiful course that runs through Morris Township, Chatham and the paved bike path in Loantaka Park. It has some rolling hills in the first 3 miles, but the last 10 are relatively flat. It is very beginner friendly and great for spectators! Note: THE START IS AT GINTY FIELD, NEXT TO THE POLICE STATION. The starting area address is 49 Woodland Ave.

 

9th Annual Superhero Half Marathon and Relay
Sunday, May 20, 2018
8:30 am

Register HERE for Health Heroes Runs for Children!

Email SuperheroRacing@hotmail.com for printable race application.