Wildwoods Welcome OD Marathon, Health & Fitness Expo

THE WILDWOODS — The Ocean Drive Run Club presents the 16th Annual Ocean Drive Marathon and Health & Fitness Expo March 29 and March 30.

The Health & Fitness Expo will be held March 29 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Runners competing in Sunday’s marathon, as well as health and fitness-minded guests, will have the opportunity to explore and purchase the latest in running gear, accessories and reading materials. The Expo will offer a day of wellness with pro-active health related activities and screenings, as well as information on the benefits of diet and exercise. The Expo is FREE to attend and is open to the public.

Following the Health & Fitness Expo, the traditional “Carb-Load Pasta Dinner” will be held at Adam’s Restaurant from 5 – 9 p.m. March 29. Adam’s Restaurant is located inside the Montego Bay Resort on the Wildwoods Boardwalk at 18th Avenue in North Wildwood. Tickets for the pasta dinner are $15 per person and can be purchased at the Expo.

The Ocean Drive Marathon is scheduled for March 30 at 9 a.m. and will remain open for 5-1/2 hours until 2:30 p.m. The Marathon is a qualifying course through the scenic island barriers of Cape May County and runners will be eligible for awards. The event is also set to include the following runs: the Ocean Drive 10-Miler; Ocean Drive 5K; and the non-competitive Ocean Drive 1.5-Mile Fun Run.

Runners participating in the Ocean Drive Marathon or any of the additional Ocean Drive runs are asked to check-in and pick up their race number, shirt and packet starting at 10 a.m. March 29 at the Health & Fitness Expo in the Wildwoods Convention Center. The final opportunity to register for the Marathon and 10-Miler events is at 5 p.m. March 29. Race-day registration for the Ocean Drive 5K and 1.5-Mile Fun Run will be available March 30.

For additional information about the Health & Fitness Expo or the Ocean Drive Marathon, please call 609-523-0880 or visit www.odmarathon.com.

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com or call 800-992-9732.