Princeton Half Marathon 2013
Start: Sunday, November 3, 2013
Princeton , NJ 08542
Registration Closing Date
Friday, November 1, 2013
Princeton Half Marathon is a 13.1-mile, USATF-sanctioned, road and trail run featuring Princeton’s cultural and historic landmarks, such as Albert Einstein’s house, the Princeton Battlefield, Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton University, Lake Carnegie and the Herrontown Woods. The run begins and end on Paul Robeson Street, with race day activities for runners, families and the community, taking place on Hinds Plaza—the heart of downtown Princeton.
YOUR RUN SUPPORTS HiTOPS
For 25 years, HiTOPS has provided affordable and accessible healthcare to youth, 13 to 26 years, with primary emphasis on serving ages 18 to 26. To reduce any barriers to care, HiTOPS is working to increase the number of mobile medical sites, especially to serve the most vulnerable, highest risk individuals.
WHAT HiTOPS DOES
Founded by nurse practitioners and health educators, HiTOPS collective expertise is in providing risk reduction education and health promotion to youth. HiTOPS values prevention as a cost-effective health strategy. Towards that end, HiTOPS engages youth in their own healthcare each appointment taking as long as needed to discuss all concerns and questions. HiTOPS ultimate goal is healthy, responsible and empowered young people who make health-enhancing choices and avoid long-term negative health outcomes. HiTOPS implements a model of education, health services and support designed to reduce adolescent risk behaviors and promote positive youth development. HiTOPS targets adolescents (ages 11-26) for age-appropriate health education in schools, juvenile justice centers, community organizations, and social service agencies across New Jersey, and within the only licensed ambulatory care facility exclusively for adolescents in New Jersey. HiTOPS is on the front line of protecting young peoples health and well-being and shares the researchers call for a national emerging young adult health agenda. No client is turned away for inability to pay.
For More information on HiTOPS please visit http://www.hitops.org.Event schedule and times
Race Start Time: 7:30 AM
Packet Pickup: The Princeton Running Company will hold packet pickup in their store. Runners must pick up their own packets- no exceptions. You will be sent additional instructions regarding packet pick-up by email as the race gets closer.