The April Fools Half Marathon and 8K will be held in Atlantic City, April 24-25.

ATLANTIC CITY – The time is now to register for the April Fools Half Marathon and 8K being held on the Atlantic City Boardwalk April 24-25.

To ensure the safety of runners, Saturday will include an 8K race, while the half-marathon will be held on Sunday. Registration is capped at 250 athletes for each race, unless the current limit for outdoor events is increased.

To maintain social distancing during the events, start times will include small “waves” of distanced runners. More information about COVID-19 protocols are available at

Registration is $95 for the half-marathon, $53 for the 8K, and $138 for the Jester Challenge that includes both events.

The Atlantic City Marathon Race Series is a division of the Milton and Betty Katz JCC, a non-profit organization based in Margate. The Race Series is dedicated to supporting the local community charitable works as well as the Milton and Betty Katz Early Childhood Scholarship Programs.

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For information about sponsorships, contact Race Director Genia Bittner at 609-822-1167 or email



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