Apr 12 2015
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New Politics to Headline Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Post-Race Party

After finding major success in the U.S. with their self-titled debut in 2010, the members of New Politics moved from their native Denmark to New York, appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live and impressing fans on the road with their dynamic live shows. Their new album, A Bad Girl in Harlem, reflects their experience moving overseas and combines their original punk rock sound with a pop flavor. Hits like “Harlem” and “Tonight You’re Perfect” are already climbing radio charts and earning New Politics a place in the U.S. mainstream music scene.

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Reaches Capacity with 12,500 Runners

Volunteers are still needed, and those looking for a way to get involved with race day can sign up online at RunRocknRoll.com/Raleigh/Volunteer. Families and friends can cheer on their runner while participating in a great community event by joining the Race Crew with positions available at the start line, finish line, Health & Fitness Expo and along the course.

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Bands Wanted for Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh

Live, local bands will play each mile of the 26.2-mile course, providing motivation, entertainment and a taste of Raleigh’s music scene to thousands of visiting runners. Bands from across the region are encouraged to apply online. More information is available at RunRocknRoll.com/Raleigh.

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Series Revamps Elite Program

SAN DIEGO—Reaffirming its historical commitment to elite runners, Competitor Group Inc., (CGI), owner of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, has announced plans for an elite athlete program that supports top-tier and developing international and American athletes in 2014.

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The V Foundation Named Benefiting Charity of Inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Announcement Coincides with the Foundation’s Focus on New Signature Events (Cary, NC, December 13, 2013) – The V Foundation for Cancer Research, one of the nation’s leading cancer research funding organizations, is proud to announce its affiliation as the Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Marathon & 1/2 Marathon presented by WRAL’s official…

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Rock ‘n Roll Raleigh Officially Announces Course for Inaugural Race

“The route really offers a beautiful balance of urban and rural views and highlights the unique neighborhoods, tree-lined streets and landmarks that make Raleigh so special,” said Alan Culpepper, 2-time Olympian and Vice President of Events. “The springtime blooms and temperatures will also make this an ideal race and we’re excited to showcase this beautiful city to our runners.”

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Plan Your Ideal Weekend in The City of Oaks

Stay-cation: Celebrate your participation in the inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Marathon at the World Beer Festival Raleigh, where you can increase your appreciation of beer by discovering brewing methods, learning the history behind beer styles and, of course, tasting beers from across the globe. If you want more local brews, take a tour at…

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