Oceanport at Monmouth Park
Long Branch Ocean Promenade
The New Jersey Marathon course travels through seven distinct neighborhoods, including, North Long Branch, Monmouth Beach, Downtown Broadway, West End and Elberon. The race also goes through four business districts. The course is fast and flat with only one minor elevation change of 28 feet (8.5 m) at around mile eight. The course offers ten miles (16 km) of oceanfront views and over 30,000 spectators.
The race starts and ends on Ocean Ave. in the Pier Village neighborhood of Long Branch. After the start, the runners proceed north on Ocean Ave. to Atlantic Ave. where they turn west. They then turn north on West St. then east on Columbia Ave. and then north on Riverdale Ave. where they enter Monmouth Beach. After a short portion of the course in Monmouth Beach is completed, the runners cross the Patten Ave. bridge going south and back into the city of Long Branch. The runners then head east on Atlantic Ave. until they reach Long Branch Ave. where they head south again. At Broadway, the runners go west to Third Ave. where they continue south until Franklin Ave. where they head east. At Second Ave., the runners continue southbound to Brighton Avenue where they head east back onto Ocean Ave. On Ocean Ave., they continue south to Lincoln Avenue, the southernmost street in Long Branch. Here they head west and go around Lincoln Square and then back east on Lincoln Avenue to Elberon Avenue where they head north once again. Elberon Ave. ends at Lake Takanassee at which point the runners go east on South Lake Drive back to Ocean Ave. The runners then continue north on Ocean Avenue.
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