Morey’s Piers Hosts The Wild Half – Sunday, May 18

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Half Marathon and 8K Offers Stunning Views of the Wildwoods

Coastline and Free Amusement Park Wristband for Racers

 

What:        More than 2,700 runners will gather at the famed Wildwoods boardwalk to compete in a 13.1 mile half marathon and 8K race on May 18, 2014.

The scenic Wildwoods course will lead runners from ocean views to an action-packed boardwalk.  Several fun-filled activities are scheduled during the race weekend, including: a finish line festival featuring live music and food; a Health & Fitness Expo at the Wildwoods Convention Center; the Wild Child kids fun run and Vinyasa Yoga on the beach in front of Raging Waters Water Park.  Registered participants also receive a free unlimited ride wristband to Morey’s Piers for use on both May 17 and 18. 

Through the Wild Half’s “Go Wild for Charity” program, many of the participating athletes will run to support and raise money for their favorite charitable organizations.  Official charity partners of the 2014 Wild Half include ALS Chapter of Greater Philadelphia; Lunch with Lynch; and JDRF South Jersey. 

When:       Sunday, May 18, 2014 

PRESS CHECK-IN FROM 6:30 AM TO 7:00AM 

 

Half Marathon begins at 7:30 am, followed by the 8K race starting at 7:45 am

                 

Where:      Press check-in is located at the Doo Wop Museum – 4500 Ocean Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260

               

                Race starting line is located on Ocean Ave., in front of the Doo Wop Museum.

 

For press access and to cover the event, please contact:  Maggie Warner at Maggie.warner@moreyspiers.com, 609-729-3700 ext. 1253 or 609.425.3776.