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The Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Vancouver Half Marathon is going GREEN!

We are excited to announce that the Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Vancouver Half Marathon & Cunningham Seawall 10K is striving to become a zero waste event.  We are pleased to say that we have appointed Green Chair Recycling to help us achieve this. Here are some simple things that everyone can do to help us…

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Course Enhancements for Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Vancouver Half Marathon

Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Vancouver Half Marathon benefiting the John Volken Academy today announced course enhancements for the inaugural race, taking place on Sunday, October 26, 2014. New revisions include a later start time for the half marathon at 8:15 am as well as an updated finish line venue in Devonian Harbour Park. The 10k will feature a new start line on Pipeline Drive and also finish with the half marathon in the new location.

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Sweetest Course In The Series!

*Codes are valid until November 2, 2014 at 11:59pm PST.

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New Headliner for Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Vancouver Half Marathon

The inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Vancouver Half Marathon & Cunningham Seawall 10K benefiting the John Volken Academy will celebrate more than 10,000 runners with a soulful post-race performance from Washington R&B artist Allen Stone. The concert will take place at the race’s finish line festival on Sunday, October 26, 2014.

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Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver to host USATF Colorado State Half Marathon Championships

The USA Track & Field Colorado Association and the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series today announced that the USATF Colorado Association State Half Marathon Championships (State Championships) will take place at the Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & ½ Marathon following the recent cancellation of the Boulder Marathon. The Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver event weekend is scheduled for October 17-19, 2014.

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Little Hurricane to Headline the Spooktacular Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon and 5K

Little Hurricane, a blues-style duo based out of San Diego will headline the Halloween themed Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon and 5k benefiting the ASPCA on Sunday, Oct. 26. The finish line festival concert is open to the public and will take place on an outdoor stage at L.A. Live following the race.

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Braun, Johnson Win Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon

It was a warm morning in San Jose and Aaron Braun knew he had some competition out there. He came out ready to go and looking for the win.

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Marathon Training Cheat Sheet – 6 Tips for Marathon Success

There’s no way to cheat on marathon day, but the following cheat sheet will help you gather some great tips to increase the likelihood of success come race day. A marathon, even a half-marathon, is a challenging feat for many runners to complete. There’s no real way to sugarcoat the fact that it takes a…

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California’s Fastest Half Marathon is Ready to Rock

Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose, California’s fastest half marathon is ready to rock with more than 16,000 participants expected to compete on October 5. This year Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose is more than just a one day race with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Festival. Runners can participate in both the 5k on Saturday, October 4 and the 10k or half marathon on Sunday, October 5. Runners that compete both days will earn even more medals and complete the Remix Challenge.

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Q&A with Brandy Vaillancourt, Founder of RaceKids

Q. How did you come up with the idea to create RaceKids?

A. I was getting ready to run the Chicago Marathon and my son who is a big hockey fan begged to come with me to see the home of the Chicago Blackhawks. I started researching daycares in the area to watch him while I raced and started getting nervous because I realized I did not know the area or who would be watching my son. I eventually put the search to rest but then it hit me, there had to be a race that had a day camp service. I looked again and found nothing that’s when I started brainstorming. I decided to create a race day camp for kids so parents could run knowing their children were in safe hands.

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