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Calling All Runners: Morey’s Piers Announces The Wild Half on May 18, 2014

Moreys Piers in Wildwood will host The Wild Half, a 13.1 mile half marathon and 8K race on May 18, 2014.

Half Marathon and 8K Offers Stunning Views of the Wildwoods, NJ. Coastline and Free Amusement Park Wristband for Racers

Jersey Shore Running Events: Wild Half WildwoodMorey’s Piers, the classic shore side amusement park destination located on the boardwalk in the Wildwoods, NJ, will play host to The Wild Half, a 13.1 mile half marathon and 8K race on May 18, 2014. Registration will open on Tuesday, October 1st at midnight and the first 131 runners to register for the half marathon will receive a discounted $35 registration fee, half off the early registration price of $70.

The scenic Wildwoods course will lead runners from ocean views to an action-packed boardwalk.  Several fun-filled activities will be scheduled during the race weekend including a finish line festival featuring live music and food, a Health & Fitness Expo at the Wildwoods Convention Center, and more.  In addition, each registered participant will receive a free unlimited ride wristband to Morey’s Piers for use on both May 17 and 18, 2014. Runners can purchase additional ride wristbands for friends and family to enjoy the fun at the special spectator price of $39.

To register, visit starting October 1, 2013. Those who sign-up before October 15th, will receive the early registration price of $70 for the half marathon and $35 for the 8K.  The price of registration ranges from $35.00 to $120.00 depending on the race category (half marathon or 8K) and date of registry.

The Wild Half Marathon’s “Go Wild for Charity” program enables athletes to support and raise money for their favorite charitable organizations.  Official charity partners of the 2014 Wild Half include ALS Chapter of Greater Philadelphia, a leading non-profit organization in the fight against Lou Gehrig’s Disease; Lunch with Lynch, which supports learning experiences for the children of the Glenwood Avenue Elementary School and all the schools in the Wildwoods; and JDRF South Jersey, funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. For more information on how to race with one these charity teams, visit

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

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, 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 waterparks. Convenient to the major population centers of the Northeast, yet a world apart, Morey’s Piers along with Morey 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 Waterpark and Beach Club at 25th Avenue, Mariner’s Landing Pier, featuring Raging Waters Waterpark at Schellenger Avenue, and Adventure Pier at Spencer Avenue. For more information, visit or phone (609) 522-3900 or like us on Facebook. You can also follow us on Twitter and YouTube.

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