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2014 Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Race Improvements

Since the 2013 Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Marathon and CareFirst Rock ‘n’ Roll USA  ½ Marathon, event organizers have studied all of the elements that worked over the first two years in our Nation’s Capital and spent even more time on the pieces of the event that required adjustments and improvements.  The following summarizes what…

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United States Naval Academy Marathon Team to Provide Official Pace Team Leaders

The United States Naval Academy Marathon Team will provide the Official Pace Team Leaders for both the Marathon and Half Marathon distances. Sign up at the expo to run with the pace team.   Pace times offered will be as follows: Half Marathon: 1:45, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45, and 3:00 Marathon: 3:10, 3:30, 3:40, 3:55,…

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Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Unveils New Finish Line, Race Improvements

  3rd annual marathon & ½ marathon returns Saturday, March 15, 2014 New finish line at RFK Stadium to improve participant flow, offer more space Washington, D.C. – December 10, 2013 – After completing a 13.1 or 26.2 mile journey through the nation’s capital, thousands of runners will have plenty of space to relax and…

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Adam Zocks: Master Obstacle Clearer

Meet one of the Competitor Group’s operations gurus. When he was a high school runner, Competitor Group Vice President and General Manager Adam Zocks was jumping over hurdles. Not much has changed since then.

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Son Inspires Dad to Run Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Marathon

“After months in the hospital with my son, and seeing the devastating effect of leukemia on other families, I wanted to really do something that would give these families hope for a cure. I joined Team In Training to put my energy into action. We are very fortunate that Spencer is alive today,” he said, “but we know families who were not so lucky. When I think of ‘hope for a cure,’ I think of names.”

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Time Running Out For Runners to Rock ‘n’ Roll in the Nation’s Capital

The race is on pace to sell-out for a second year as it debuts a brand new course to thousands of runners from across the country. Runners will gather at a new start line on Constitution Avenue at 14th Street, surrounded by views of some of the country’s most breathtaking and historically significant landmarks. The improved start line also creates added convenience, with close proximity to center city hotels and metro stops.

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Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Sets New Course at National Mall

Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Moves Start From RFK Stadium to Constitution Ave Adjacent to Washington DC’s Famous Monuments and Memorials Washington, DC – August 28, 2012 – Competitor Group, Inc. (CGI), the leading active lifestyle sports media and event entertainment company, today announced the second Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Marathon & CareFirst Rock ‘n’ Roll USA…

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Wardian, Bishop Win SunTrust Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Marathon

Flynn, Merachi win CareFirst Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Half Marathon, Switchfoot rocks post race concert; first ever Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in Nation’s Capital attracts 24,000 entrants Washington DC – March 17, 2012 – With sunny skies and the cherry blossoms in full bloom throughout the city, the first SunTrust Rock ‘n’ Roll USA Marathon…

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