Please join us for our inaugural Crossroads Half Marathon race on a fast and relatively flat course. This is an informal no-frill event.
Sunday, February 23, 2020, at 8 am
Crossroads Half Marathon hosted by Crossroads Running Club
There is no cost to participate in this event. However, you will be required to sign a waiver.
You are encouraged to bring a snack item and some extra to share with a fellow runner or two.
The course runs on the Middlesex Greenway, a picturesque open space resource within the communities of Metuchen, Edison, and Woodbridge. Situated on a historic portion of Lehigh Valley rail corridor. It is a 3.6 mile long and 10-foot wide, paved asphalt tree-lined trail. The course will be marked. We will also have a copy of the course map posted in the Start area.
Schedule of events:
7:50 am National Anthem
7:55 Pre-race instructions
8:00 am Start of Crossroads Half Marathon
Although we will have a volunteer at the finish line, timing will be based on the honor system. There will be a clipboard at the finish line. Runners will be asked to record their own time. Results will be published online upon the conclusion of the event.
Race Cutoff time:
You must complete the 13.1 miles in 3 hours, or approximately 13:40 minutes per mile.
Water will be available at the Start/Finish area and around miles 2.9 and 4.3. Gatorade and Bananas will be available in the Start / Finish area.
Awards: Overall Male and Overall Female.
Free parking and Portable Toilets available on-site.
The Middlesex Greenway is free of vehicular traffic and the use of headphones is permitted. However, there are several crossing points open to vehicular traffic, including the Middlesex CR-514. Always be aware of your surroundings.