Date/time: Friday, May 11 (Day 4 of the Independence Series), 6:00AM EDT.
Early start: Yes, for 50K, marathon, and half marathon only; 5:00AM EDT.
*NOTE: The order of New Jersey and New York’s races has been switched, making NJ day 4 and NY day 5.
Location: Stokes State Forest, 1 Coursen Rd, Branchville NJ. Go 1.8 miles down Coursen Rd. from park entrance.
GPS coordinates: N 41.20631, W 74.77500
Packet pickup: Late registration and packet pickup are available on race day, beginning one hour before race time at the start location.
Drive time from Birdsboro, PA: 2:21, 95 miles
Course description: Asphalt, rolling hills through forest. Out and back (2.19 miles total)
Number of laps: 12 for marathon, 6 for half-marathon (subject to change)
Econo Lodge, 448 US Highway 206, S Newton, NJ; 855-849-1513
High Point Country Inn, 1328 State Route 23 North, Wantage, NJ; 973-702-1860 (8 miles from NY course and 10 miles from NJ course)
Scottish Inns Milford, 274 Route 6 & 209, Milford, PA; 570-491-4414 (close to both NY and NJ courses)
Visit the Stokes State Forest website to learn more about the park and surrounding area!