Listed are some awesome runner-friendly places to do your long run in New Jersey. All these locations have no vehicle traffic, safe and interesting must-visit places to immerse yourself during the long runs.
This is a long trail. you can start from any of these locations. You can't go wrong with this longest stretch of running trail in NJ. Make sure to wear the right shoes and weather conditions as it is not a paved trail
It is a 3.5 mile stretch with a bridge and a road crossing.
4. Jersey Shores Beach Runs
The Jersey Shore is famous for its seaside boardwalks with their arcades, water parks, amusement parks, and people watching opportunities. If you have a long run during summer, you wont realize where the time went while you clock your miles. Early mornings and late evenings are best times of the day to run.
Bradley Beach/Asbury Park
Beautiful for summer running. Boardwalk running, easy on your knees. Breezy and beautiful.
If you happen to be in Paramus and Glen Rock area in NJ, don't miss this one. It has asphalt running trail next to river with clearly marked miles at 0.1 increment perfect for stride workouts. It has a beautiful 6 mile running stretch.