Apr 12 2015
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Local Race Weekend Discounts

Show your bib out and about in Raleigh to receive the following special offers! Live and Local on Hillsborough – Check out the list of deals on Hillsborough Street! Live and Local on Hillsborough Street is a buy local initiative of the Hillsborough Street Business Improvement District and Live It Up! Raleigh. The annual spring…

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Finish Line Festival Food Trucks

After a successful race celebrate with a yummy bite to eat at one of the local food trucks in the Finish Line Festival. The trucks accept all major credit cards. Outside of Red Hat Amphitheater: Cross Roads Concessions (Kettle Corn and popcorn)  Sarge’s Chef on Wheels (Asian/Caribbean flair) Chirba Chirba Dumplings (Asian street fare food…

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Meet Chelsea Arthurs | NBC’s Biggest Loser Star Running #RnRRAL

Raleigh Woman Stars on NBC’s Biggest Loser, Continues Weight Loss at Rock ‘n’ Roll Race Photo Courtesy of NBC Chelsea Arthurs of Raleigh, NC, had struggled with her weight when she was 15 years old. “My parents went through a tough divorce and my dad suffered from addiction issues, and that is when I really…

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Course Cutoffs

Both the Half Marathon and Marathon courses have strict course time limits per the rules and regulations of the City of Raleigh. The Half Marathon has a time limit of 4 hours, and the Marathon has a time limit of 7 hours. The race will utilize a wave start, and the time limits will begin when…

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#CGIEATS | Raleigh Edition

With over 20 domestic Rock ‘n’ Roll events each year, the #CGISTAFF sure work up an appetite on race weekend. As runners, we’ve already done all the homework for your visit to Raleigh. Here are the top recommendations from staff and locals to help you make a swift decision when you’re tired and just plain…

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Meet Major Gray | wear blue: run to remember

Ever wonder who’s standing next to you in your corral at the start line, or cheering you on when you’re about to give up during a race? As runners we all have a story, a motivation to run whether it’s a personal challenge, to stay fit, bond with friends, raise money for charity, or work…

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Race Weekend Survival Guide

Final Information Below is everything you need to be prepared for Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Marathon & 1/2 Marathon race weekend and make it to the start line with a smile. Make sure to join us on Facebook to connect with other participants and stay up to date with the event. Competitor.com will have coverage…

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From Rock to Ragtime, Local Bands to Entertain Runners

Bands that will play on course include Johnny Folsom 4, a Johnny Cash tribute band, the folk rock sounds of the String Peddlers, and Pork Chops and Ham Hocks, a popular local cover band. Tom Miller of the band Leeward Fate is familiar with the experience, having played on the course at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon & ½ Marathon the past 3 years. Leeward Fate will play at mile 13 on race day.

“One of our band members lives in Georgia so we jumped at the chance. Our home base is here in Raleigh and we were excited to hear the race was coming to this great city”, says Tom. “It’s a unique gig for sure and we really enjoy interacting with the runners and performing for such a lively, fun crowd.”

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Schedule of Events

April 10 – 11, 2015

Health & Fitness Expo

Raleigh Convention Center, Halls B & C
Friday, April 10: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Saturday, April 11: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Expo Details

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

Start Time: 7:00am
Event Details