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Andy Grammer to Headline Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Post-Race Concert

Singer brings chart topping hits, upbeat sound to finish line festival celebration; Registration, race weekend info available online at RunRocknRoll.com/Dallas   

DALLAS, TEXAS – Feb. 5, 2013 – Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon, taking place on Sunday, March 24, today announced that singer Andy Grammer will headline the post-race concert at the finish line festival. The artist emerged in 2012 as a major success story, with chart topping hits and appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and “Good Morning America.”

Grammer’s first run-in with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series came as an opening act forheadliner Train at the 2012 Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon. Since then, his singles “Keep Your Head Up” and “Fine By Me” have both reached the top 10 on adult pop radio charts and were certified Gold, embraced enthusiastically by mainstream radio.

On Sunday, March 24, Grammer will rock the stage as the headliner at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon. The race combines fitness and fun as the 13.1-mile course is filled with live bands, motivating cheerleaders and thousands of spectators.

“Andy Grammer’s upbeat sound and familiar hits will be a great finale to an unforgettable race weekend as finishers celebrate the day’s accomplishments at Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas,” said Lauren Kalocay, Event Manager. “Runners can look forward to some great music and electric atmosphere they’ve come to love over the past few years.”

The half-marathon offers a fast and scenic course that highlights a perfect mix of Dallas’ metropolitan downtown and urban areas, charming neighborhoods including Highland Park and Swiss Avenue, culminating with a finish line festival at Fair Park.

 

Runners of all capabilities can enjoy the half marathon experience by grabbing a partner and running. Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas will offer a 2-Person Half Marathon Relay again this year. Relay participants will be treated to all of the half marathon perks including a commemorative finisher’s medal, Brook’s technical participant tee, swag bag and most importantly, a rockin’ half marathon memory.

Race weekend kicks off with a free Health & Fitness Expo, where runners can find more than 100 vendors, interactive clinics with running experts and elite athletes, and much more. The Expo takes place at the Dallas Convention Center on Friday, March 22 from 12 pm to 6 pm and Saturday, March 23 from 9 am to 5 pm.  The Expo is free and open to the public.

Information and registrations for all distances is available online at RunRocknRoll.com/Dallas.

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