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Choose Your Shoes: How to Select the Best Running Shoes for Your Marathon or Half-Marathon

Running shoes fall into several categories: minimalist shoes, neutral cushioning shoes, stability and motion-control shoes, and racing flats. How do you know which type is best for you? Minimalist Footwear A lightweight shoe made from flexible materials and using little cushioning. 3-6 ounces per shoe with up to 4 mm of difference in height between…

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Neely, Foster win 10th annual P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon

It was a birthday celebration unlike any other as the P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon celebrated 10 years running in the Valley of the Sun. In the men’s marathon, 23-year-old Ryan Neely from Berkeley, California took the lead for the first time at mile 23 to win his second marathon in unorthodox fashion, crossing the finish line in 2 hours, 31 minutes and 7 seconds.

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P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Celebrates 10 Years Running; Adds Bike Tour, Mini Marathon

The Bike Tour will take place prior to the marathon and half marathon on Sunday, January 20, 2013. Cyclists are invited to tour the full marathon course, riding closed streets through Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe. Bike Tour participants will enjoy the full Rock ‘n’ Roll experience, with on-course entertainment, finishers medals, t-shirts and the rocking post-race concert at Sun Devil Stadium.

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Omae, Miller win 2012 P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon

Phoenix, AZ – In the men’s full marathon race, Peter Omae reached the final straightaway and took one last look over his shoulder. He knew he had to wait another 75 meters before he could start celebrating.

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Runners to Tackle Chronic Disease as MS Rockstars at P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona

As the benefiting charity of the P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will be represented by a team of MS Rockstars who will raise money to create a world free of MS. Each team member will raise a minimum of $1,750; benefits of participating on the MS Rockstar team include a personalized 12-week training program and VIP treatment on race day. The money they raise directly supports research for a cure and local programs that support those living with MS.

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P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Sets New Course

For the thousands of runners who flock to Arizona each winter for the ultimate running experience, 2012 is set to shake up their expectations. In its 9th year, the P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon returns with a brand new course, including two new start lines.

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Schedule of Events

Friday, January 16 – Saturday, January 17

Health & Fitness Expo

Phoenix Convention Center
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Saturday, January 17, 2015

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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Race Day

Half Marathon/Relay 
Event Details | Course Information