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Eric Sucar
The start of the boy’s race during NJSIAA Cross-Country Meet of Champions held at Holmdel Park in Holmdel on November 21.

The Monmouth County Park System will hold its 40th annual E. Murray Todd Half Marathon March 6. This 13.1-mile race takes runners through residential areas of Lincroft, Holmdel, Colts Neck and Thompson Park. The race begins at 9 a.m. at Brookdale Community College, Newman Springs Road, Lincroft.

Race medals will be awarded to all registered finishers. Pre-registration is accepted online or through the mail until March 1 and costs $35 per person. Race day registration begins at 7:15 a.m. and costs $50 per person.

The race application, course map and runner’s information sheet are available online at

For more information about Monmouth County Park System or to receive an application, call 732-842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TDD/TTY number is 711.