11th Annual Superhero Half Marathon & Relay
Sunday May 17, 2020 - 8:30 am
2019 Results are available at https://www.compuscore.com/results
Photos from the 2019 Superhero Half Marathon are available at http://www.scoutfoto.com/races/2019/superhero-half-marathon/
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!
- High-quality wicking t-shirts to the first 3,000 registrants!
- ON running shoes to overall, age group and relay winners!
- Personalized bib numbers!
- Medals to all half marathon and relay finishers!
- Pacers for 1:30, 1:45, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30 and 2:45!
- Great post-race food including hot pizza from the Columbia Inn's pizza truck!
- Scenic course!
- Awesome crowd support!
- Plenty of water and aid stations (every 1.75 miles)!
- 500 point, USATF-certified race!
- 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.
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).
It's a short (0.3 mile) walk from the finish area back to the starting area and 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.
- 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 5/1/2020. 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.
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 1st. To do so, email us at: SuperheroRacing@hotmail.com.
Packet pickup will be on Saturday, May 16 from 10:00am - 5:00pm at Jackrabbit of Morristown, 31 South St. Morristown.
Race day registration will also be available. Cash or check only, please!
Race Day Bag Drop
Bag drop will be located near the starting area at the WDHA tent. The bags will be transported to Loantaka Park so you can pick it up near the finish line.
Top 3 overall male and female finishers in the half marathon will receive a pair of ON running shoes. Top finisher in each 5 year age group will receive a pair of ON running shoes. Top male, female and mixed teams will receive ON running shoes.
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.
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.
Portable toilets will be available near the starting line, at mile 5.1, 8.2, and 12.5.
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.
There will be lots of water and food available at the finish area. There will also be restrooms there.
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.
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.