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Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland 1/2 Marathon Photo Gallery II

The City of Roses rolled out the welcome mat for 10,000 entrants visiting from 10 countries and 48 states with cool, cloudy conditions and no rain. The race started and finished in downtown Portland, with scenic Waterfront Park as a backdrop and Andy Grammer on hand as the headliner for the post-race concert.

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With Cancer in Rear View, Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Half Marathon is Her Next Finish Line

As a leukemia survivor, Lynnette Wilcox is an inspiration to the team of athletes preparing for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Half Marathon. As they gather each week in Portland’s parks to train, they hear stories like Lynnette’s and are reminded of the reason they joined the team – to raise funds to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s cancer research. But Lynnette is not there just to motivate them toward their common goal. She is now one of them.

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Portland Gets Ready to Rock ‘n’ Roll as Rose Festival Kicks Off

Live bands will mark every mile along the route, enlivening the race experience with a wide variety of Portland-borne sounds. Local acts like Geno Michael & Soulcity (soul/funk/R&B), Randy Foote & the Skankin’ Yankees (reggae) and Running with Scissors (rock) will mix with diverse styles like Portland Taiko, a group of Japanese drummers, and Portland School of Rock, fronted by local students who play like professionals.

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Course Updated as Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Half Marathon Returns

The race kicks off the annual Portland Rose Festival, which recently presented an economic impact study to the City of Portland showing the festival generates $75.5 million annually, $14 million of that as a direct result of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Half Marathon.

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Olympian Kara Goucher to Rock ‘n’ Roll in Portland

Inaugural event kicks off city’s annual Rose Festival; sold out race attracts nearly 14,000 entrants; Multi-Platinum Rock Star Kevin Rudolf to headline finish line concert at Tom McCall Waterfront Park PORTLAND, Ore. – (May 16, 2012) – Olympian Kara Goucher will lead a sold out field of nearly 14,000 runners though the streets of East…

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland on Pace to Sell-Out

Time is ticking for runners hoping to rock ‘n’ roll along 13.1 miles of Portland’s most scenic landscapes, with the inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Half Marathon poised to sell-out quickly.

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Half Marathon Announces Race Route

The half-marathon start venue will be located on Naito Parkway, which is adjacent to downtown Portland’s scenic Tom McCall Waterfront Park alongside the Willamette River. After a short tour of downtown, runners will enjoy the first of two bridge crossings as they head to beautiful east Portland.

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series Expands to Portland

Portland Debut in 2012 as Signature Event of the Portland Rose Festival.

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