Race Information
Race Info

April 14, 2019  8:00 am

Rutgers University, New Brunswick Campus

Sonny Werblin Recreation Center, Busch Campus
656 Bartholomew Rd.
Piscataway, NJ

The Rutgers Unite Half Marathon is New Jersey’s premier spring half marathon.

Ever been to a college football game? The spirit and enthusiasm is contagious. The Rutgers Unite Half Marathon embodies this feeling from the Scarlet Knight mascot kicking off the race to the thousands of fans lining the finish down College Avenue.

Join us this Spring and be part of the incredible experience. RUN.RUTGERS.RAH!

Half Marathon 13.1 Miles

8K 4.88 Miles

Rutgers full time, current year students get a discounted entry fee.

Entry Fees

Half Marathon                Opening 9.25.18

Student Half Marathon   Opening 9.25.18

8K                                   Opening 9.26.18

Runner Tracking
2018 Runner Tracking

Runner Tracking is now available

Have your results delivered right to you as soon as you cross the finish line.

Share this link with your friends and family so they can track your progress on race day and make sure they are there to cheer you to finish!


Go to your myevents.active.com, log into your Active passport and locate the Rutgers Unite half marathon event to confirm your registration.

That was easy!

Having trouble finding your Confirmation on Active?

Email Suzanne Negro on our team and she will assist you.

Packet Pickup

There is no packet pick up race morning. We offer several great options to get your packet.

1. Have it mailed to you. This option expires on 2.29.19.

This option is offered on the entry form. This option is limited and based on availability. All packets will be mailed out in mid March. If you do not receive your packet by 4/8 please email Dee at [email protected].

2. Pick it up at the health and fitness expo.

Rutgers University, New Brunswick Campus

Sonny Werblin Recreation Center, Busch Campus
656 Bartholomew Rd.
Piscataway, NJ

Friday           1:00 pm – 5:00 pm*

Saturday       9:00 am – 4:00 pm

*Friday is for Rutgers affiliated runners – the expo will not be open.

You must present photo ID when picking up your packet.

3. Have a friend get it for you.

Please give them a copy of your photo id to bring with them.

You may pick up other runners packets with a copy of their photo ID.


After March 1st all entries are non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-deferrable.

  1. You must be able to complete the half marathon in 3.5 hours or less.
  2. Race numbers are required to participate – no bandits please.
  3. All participants must sign the race waiver form.
  4. You must be at least 13 years old to participate.
  5. You must be in good health and physically prepared to take on the challenge.
  6. You must show photo ID to receive your race number and timing tag.
  7. Coaches, baby-joggers, bikes, dogs, in-line skates, skateboards or dogs will not be allowed on the course.
  8. If you attempt to sell your race number, you may be banned from future racing.

Registration Opens 9.26.18
April 14, 2019

Kickoff your spring running season in a big way at NJ's best half marathon at Rutgers University.

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You can park either at the start line or the finish line. If you are being dropped at the start line you will be directed to the Stadium parking lot where you can be dropped off and walk over to the start line.

Sonny Werblin Recreation Center ~ 656 Bartholomew Rd. ~ Piscataway, NJ
1 – 17 Hamilton St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901


Walk to Start

It’s less than a mile. You can park at the finish line and follow the race signs to walk to start. It’s a great warm up!

Shuttle Service

Download the shuttle map

There is a shuttle service to and from the start and finish lines.

Shuttles from Finish to Start Line

Shuttles will run to start of race: 6:00 am – 7:30 am

Last Shuttle to Start 8:00 AM

Shuttles from Start to Finish Line

Shuttles run to finish from 8:15 am – 10:30 am

Shuttles return to Busch Campus from the finish line from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm


Shuttle service will operate from 6:00 am to 3:00 pm at a frequency of every 15 minutes. The route will be set up to run between the Stadium West Lot and the corner of George and Hamilton Streets.

The buses will only pick up and drop off at the following locations;

  • Finish – Voorhees Mall on Hamilton Street
  • Finish – Zimmerli Art Museum – George and Hamilton
  • Student Activity Center
  • Start/Busch Campus – Stadium West Lot



Walking Map

Finish Parking Map


Start Parking Map


There is NO rain date, We Go Rain or Shine. In case of inclement weather, management reserves the right to cancel/alter/modify the race/course for safety concerns. In any case, there will be no refunds of race entry fees. Each athlete must accept any such risk of their entry fee paid. There is no complimentary race entry to a future race. All monies collected are used to develop and produce the event, including all race supplies, staffing, and administration. We pledge to make every effort to produce a fair, safe and exciting event for all. Any decision we make to go forth with the race is based on the overall event safety.

Transfers + Credits


Entry fees are non-refundable. 

We appreciate you, as our customer, and understand that sometimes you just can’t make the race. We have created a great policy that offers you several different options, in the event you cannot attend on race day. You may choose only one of the options below:


Defer Your Entry

You may defer your entry to another date or event within the CGI Racing event portfolio. Deferrals are allowed and must be processed by the Event registration manager. An administration fee of $25 will be charged in the event you defer. Deferrals expire after 12 months. Athlete may request a deferral by submitting an email request prior to March 15th.

Purchase Event Protection

Booking Protect is offered through the ACTIVE Network, and provides insurance to runners so that they can get their entry fees back if they can’t participate in running events for covered reasons. The product, called Booking Protect is located in the registration path on Active. All refunds and claims will go through Booking Protect.


You may not give or sell your number to anyone else. Bib transfers are allowed for an administration charge of $25 and must be processed through the ACTIVE Network registration portal no later than March 1st.

Event Partners

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