The OCNJ Half Marathon and 10-Miler start at 8:30 a.m. The event will include some brief road closings, including the closing of the Ocean City-Longport Bridge from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on race day. Drivers on other streets and boardwalk pedestrians/bicyclists should anticipate delays as the field of runners passes by. The 5K will start at 8:40 a.m.
The public is encouraged to come out and cheer for runners!
Jeep Invasion Rescheduled to October 15, 2023
The Jeep Invasion scheduled to take place on the Ocean City Boardwalk this Saturday, September 23, 2023 has been rescheduled to October 15, 2023.
About 400 Jeeps will now roll down the boardwalk on Sunday, Oct. 15 and remain on display in lines that stretch from Fifth Street to 14th Street. The Jeep Invasion will run from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Participants that signed up for the Jeep Invasion will be contacted by the event organizers. Visit www.njjpinvasion.com for more information.
The OCNJ Half Marathon remains scheduled as planned and organizers are expecting a strong turnout for three races on Sunday, Sept. 24. In-person registration remains open and will be available with packet pickup 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday (Sept. 22) and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 23) at the Ocean City Aquatic & Fitness Center (1735 Simpson Avenue). There will be race-day registration for the 5K starting at 6:30 a.m. at the Ocean City Music Pier. There will be no race-day registration for the Half Marathon and 10-mile event.
For complete information and registration, visit www.ocnj.us/race-events. The increasingly popular event showcases Ocean City’s boardwalk, downtown and neighborhoods with ocean views along a fast, flat course.