Half Marathon, 8K, and New 5K Race Offers Remarkable Views of the Jersey Shore Coastline
Registration is open for The Wild Half, a 13.1 mile half marathon and 8K race on Sunday, May 17, 2015 hosted by Morey’s Piers, the classic seaside amusement park destination located on the boardwalk in the Wildwoods, NJ. All runners will receive a free unlimited Morey’s Piers ride wristband for use May 15 through 17, 2015.
The scenic Wildwoods course will lead runners from ocean views to an action-packed boardwalk. Several fun-filled activities and additional races will be scheduled during the weekend including: a new 5K race and Wild Child 1K beach run for kids on May 16, sunset beach yoga, Piers & Pasta Dinner at Joe’s Fish Co. on Surfside Pier, finish line celebrations featuring live music and food, awards ceremonies, and more.
To register, visit www.runwildwoods.com. The price of registration ranges from $20.00 to $110.00 depending on the race category (kid’s beach run, 5k, half marathon or 8K) and date of registry. Runners can purchase additional ride wristbands for friends and family to enjoy the fun at the special spectator price of $40. Tickets for the Piers & Pasta Dinner must be purchased in advance at time of registration; adult tickets are $22 and child tickets are $13. Seating is limited.
The Wild Half Marathon’s “Go Wild for Charity” program enables athletes to support and raise money for their favorite charitable organizations. For updates and announcements on official charity partners of the 2015 Wild Half and how to race with one these charity teams, continue to visit www.runwildwoods.com.
Follow the Wild Half Marathon and 8K on Facebook for up to day race information, training tips, blogs and more. For more information on Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Waterparks, please visit www.moreyspiers.com.
About Morey’s Piers
Morey’s Piers, located on the boardwalk in the Wildwoods, New Jersey is a classic seaside amusement park, family owned and operated since 1969. Voted the third best seaside amusement park in the world by Amusement Today and #1 Best Beach Boardwalk by Family Vacation Critic, Morey’s Piers has over 100 rides and attractions spanning over eighteen acres along six beach blocks and includes three amusement piers and two beachfront water parks. Convenient to the major population centers of the Northeast, yet a world apart, Morey’s Piers along with Morey Hotels & Resorts combines the pure joy of an amusement park, the sights and sounds of a classic boardwalk, outstanding accommodations, together with the rhythm of beach life. Visit them at Surfside Pier, featuring the Ocean Oasis Water Park and Beach Club at 25th Avenue, Mariner’s Landing Pier, featuring Raging Waters Water Park at Schellenger Avenue, and Adventure Pier at Spencer Avenue. For more information, visit www.moreyspiers.com or phone (609) 522-3900 or like us on Facebook. You can also follow us on Twitter and YouTube.
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