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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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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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New 10K Distance Announced for 5th Annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver

Not quite up for a 13.1 or 26.2 mile distance? Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver has you covered! The race has announced a brand new 10K (6.2 mile) distance that will welcome runners of all abilities, as well as those with limited time to train. More than 15,000 runners are expected to participate in the 5th annual race on Sunday, October 19.

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Janus Announced as Title Partner of Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver

Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & ½ Marathon weekend to take place on October 17-19, 2014 Denver, CO – September 3, 2014– Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series today announced a partnership with Denver-based Janus Capital Management (Janus) to become the title sponsor of the Janus Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & ½ Marathon. Celebrating…

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Training Tips To Get You Through The Fall

  1. Train for at least 13 weeks While it may seem a bit novel to allow yourself one week of training for every mile of the race, 13 weeks is long enough period of time to safely build up your long run, weekly mileage and key workouts, but not so long that you lose…

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SWBC Partners with Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio to Launch Executive Challenge

Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), organizers of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, today announced SWBC as the Official Financial Partner of the 7thannual Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon & 1/2 Marathon on December 5-7, 2014.

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Come Rock The Lou Y’all!

Reasons To ROCK Best Course In St. Louis! Best Bling! Finisher Medals and The St. Louis Remix Challenge Medal! Best Finish Line Festival with local food trucks! Best local bands on course! *Code ROCKTHEBEST is valid for $20 off registration for the Full Marathon and Half Marathon. Code RUNTHEBEST is valid for $10 off registration…

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Feed the Children Named Official Charity of Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series and Feed the Children, an organization working to end childhood hunger, today announced a new partnership as the official benefiting charity of the Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans Marathon & ½ Marathon. The 2015 event will take place the weekend of January 23-25.

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