Mar 14 2015
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Runner’s Spotlight | Virginia Man Runs in Honor of Girlfriend’s Cancer Battle

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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Rock ‘n’ Roll USA to Include New 5K

“The 5K is a popular event because it motivates those who have been unsure of their fitness or intimidated by the marathon distance to finally come out and join us,” said Adam Zocks, vice-president and general manager. “Very often we see participants return the following year to tackle a longer mileage in the half marathon. Rock ‘n’ Roll is all about providing a welcoming, fun atmosphere where everyone can accomplish their own personal goals, no matter how big or small.”

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Boot Campaign Hero Ambassador to Lace Up Combat Boots for CareFirst Rock ‘n’ Roll USA ½ Marathon

The Boot Campaign is a national 501c3 nonprofit that is dedicated to showing tangible appreciation of our active military, raising awareness of the challenges they face upon return and supporting their transition home. The Boot Campaign cultivates awareness, promotes patriotism, and provides assistance to military, past and present, and their families.

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Runner’s Spotlight | Meet LaTia with Black Girls Run

LaTia Barrett’s health had long taken a backseat and she was overweight most of her life. In 2007, she was forced to confront her well-being after being hospitalized with a pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis in her leg. Further testing revealed she had lupus, a chronic, potentially fatal illness with no cure. “Living with…

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Ticket Offers for Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Participants!

Both the Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards have home games during Race Weekend! Check out these special ticket offers just for Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Participants!   Friday, March 14th Washington Capitals vs. Vancouver Canucks – 7:00 pm at Verizon Center Special Offer: Secure a ticket to the sell-out Washington Capitals and don’t pay any…

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Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Course Cutoffs

Both the Half Marathon and Marathon courses have strict course time limits per the rules and regulations of the District of Columbia. The Half Marathon has a time limit of 4 hours, and the Marathon has a time limit of 5.5 hours. The race will utilize a wave start, and the time limits will begin when…

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Suck it up Buttercup | By Alex

Suck it up Buttercup. What a phrase. I think this becomes my motto come training times. When I either have a race in mind or a goal in mind. It becomes my motto even more when the winter hits and god forbid a polar vortex sweeps the nation. Get ‘er done.  We all have ways…

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Mario Fraioli’s Winter Training Tips

    1. Have a goal. It can be difficult to get out and train when it’s cold and dark, but if your workout is bringing you one step closer to your goal or finishing a half marathon or setting a personal best, then it takes on a new meaning and becomes harder to skip. …

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Schedule of Events

March 12-13, 2015

Health & Fitness Expo

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Thursday: 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Saturday, March 14, 2015

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

Start Time: 7:30 am
Location: Constitution Ave at 14th St NW
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Rock ‘n’ Roll DC 5k

Start Time: 7:30 am
Location: RFK Stadium Lot 7
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