50 STATES MARATHON TOUR: #2 NEW JERSEY (2/50)

2011 NEW JERSEY MARATHON: 3:27:18 (2011-05-01)


Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/730374053784599/photos/?tab=album&album_id=730890213732983

Race report:

http://bikingviking.net/listing/new-jersey-marathon-new-jersey-2011-05-01/


New Jersey Marathon Website:
http://www.thenewjerseymarathon.com

NEW JERSEY, USA

State capital: Trenton (85,000)

State population: 8,7 million

State nickname: The Garden State

State bird: Eastern Goldfinch

State mammal: Horse

State motto:

Liberty and prosperity

Famous people from New Jersey:

Frank Sinatra (singer), Bruce Springsteen (musician), Jon Bon Jovi (musician), William Count Basie (band leader), James Fenimore Cooper (author), David Copperfield (magician), Whitney Houston (entertainer), Norman Mailer (author), Jack Nicholson (actor), Kevin Spacey (actor), Meryl Streep (actress), Sarah Vaughan (singer), Dionne Warwick (actress, singer), Ray Liotta (actor)

Fun facts about New Jersey:

New Jersey has the most diners in the world and is sometimes referred to as the diner capital of the world

More facts:

http://www.50states.com/facts/newjerse.htm#.U8QOtVZn7eY

Logistic:

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g46582-Long_Branch_New_Jersey-Vacations.html