half marathonOne of the Greater Green’s coolest annual runs takes to the bracing air again with the 40th edition of the E. Murray Todd Half Marathon.

It’s been a favorite local running event for generations,  distinguished by the fact that it’s run through a largely residential landscape, and at the more-or-less leonine beginning of March.

Returning for its 40th annual edition this Sunday, the E. Murray Todd Half Marathon presents a 13.1-mile course that starts and finishes at the Collins Arena on the Lincroft campus of Brookdale Community College.

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marathonPress release from Monmouth County Parks System

Missed the deadline to pre-register for the Monmouth County Park System’s E. Murray Todd Half Marathon?  No problem.  The Park System will accept on-site registration starting at 7:15 am on race day — this Sunday, March 1.

With a start time of 9 am, the annual 13.1-mile race commences from the Lincroft campus of Brookdale Community College , and takes runners through residential areas of Lincroft, Holmdel and Colts Neck.  Race-day registration costs $50 per runner.

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