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This USATF Certified Course (formerly used by the Star of Hope Half) will take you through beautiful country roads in Robbinsville Township. The course starts at Robbinsville Community Park, passes by scenic farmlands and the historic Robbin's House.
There are no refunds, transfers, or deferrals.
**WE DO NOT ANSWER EMAILS REQUESTING REFUNDS, DEFERRALS OR TRANSFERS**
*RACE DETAILS BELOW ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Community Park - Use 15 West Manor Way in Robbinsville, New Jersey 08691 for your GPS NAV.
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Get ready for the 2nd annual Mercer County Half Marathon located in Robbinsville Township, New Jersey.
The half marathon is a USATF certified course.
*SUNDAY September 3rd, 2023
6AM-7:45AM On-site registration and number pick-up
8:00AM - RACE START
HALF MARATHON RACE FEES :
$65 for the first 100 participants
$75 for participants 101-200
$85 for participants 201-300
$100 for participants 301-400
$120 for participants 401+
$130 day of sign ups (if available)
The course is a USATF Certified 13.1 mile course, mostly flat along country roads. The course will not be closed to traffic but this is a rural area. Police and certified flagmen will be at all road intersections. Road course support will at 11:00 AM. THIS IS A HARD CUTOFF. Our pace team sweepers will stay with the last few people for support and encouragement!
Participants MUST maintain a minimum average pace to finish in about 3 hours (13:44/mile).
Finisher medals to all finishers.
AWARDS TOP 3 OVERALL MALE/FEMALE/NON-BINARY
Stick around afterwards for beverages, post race food and music.
T-shirts for registrants before August 4th, 2023. Then while supplies last.
EVENT CANCELATION POLICY:
There is NO rain date. The race will be held Rain/Snow or Shine.
In case of inclement weather, the organization reserves the right to cancel/alter/modify the race/course for safety concerns. In any case, there will be No Refunds of race entry fees nor is there guarantee of any complementary race entry to a future race. Each athlete must accept any such risk of their entry fee paid. Monies collected are used to develop and produce the event. We pledge to make every effort to produce a fair, safe and exciting event for all. Any decision made to cancel or modify the race is based on the overall event and participant safety.
Earn your registration fee back! Refer your friends using your custom referral code that is generated in your registration confirmation! Friends MUST use the registration link/code PRIOR to signing up.
Pace Team Services will be provided by Beast Pacing.
There will be 2 pacers/time slot for the following finish times: 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45, and 3:00.
Beast Pacing provides pacers for events across the United States. Beast pacers are professional, but have FUN while helping other runners reach their goals. Whether it is a Boston Qualifying Time you are looking for, a P.R., or just someone to run with, we are there to help! BP pacers are chosen for their ability to successfully lead a group while keeping them motivated all the way to the finish. Pacers are assigned to Half Marathon times 10 minutes slower than they typically run and are required to finish the race within 1 minute of goal time, but never over.
If you are interested in becoming a pacer for this event or others email email@example.com
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Additional race information can be found at https://beastcoastpro.com/mercer-co-half-marathon.
While many of our participants will be local residents, there are some who will be traveling from across the region and want to stay the night.
We are proud to be partnering with a rather newly built hotel only 1.3 miles away from the start / finish of the race.
You could potentially walk/jog to the event as your pre-race warm up. It is on the same road.
The Hampton Inn and Suites of Robbinsville has given us a block of rooms at a discounted group rate.
If you call (609-259-0300) to make a reservation the group code is "MCH".
You can reserve online by using the group code or booking link below.
The negotiated group rate is valid until August 3rd 2023.
Hampton Inn hotel check in time is at 3:00 pm and departure time is at 12:00 pm noon.
They serve a complimentary hot breakfast each morning from 6:00 am – 10:00 am.
Individual cancellation is 48 hours prior to arrival date.
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