It’s the eve of the best race in NJ and thousands of runners have converged on the Monmouth Park Racetrack. Their purpose is not to hit the lucky trifecta (although not a bad idea once you are there) but to pick up race packets and meet dozens of outstanding vendors. More importantly, the Expo is a chance to build enthusiasm for the race and there is undoubtedly an aire of excitement growing amongst the participants. Perhaps this race marks a transition from this year’s seemingly endless Jersey winter and provides athletes a chance to actually experience Spring while doing something they love. We think the buzz in the air relates to the overall greatness of this event. We can not think of a better place to cross a finish line than in Long Branch, with hundreds of screaming fans on one side and a perfect ocean view on the other side.
We caught up with a handful of runners to …Read More