Aug 30-31 2014
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Train With What’s on Course at Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series

Gatorade Endurance Formula is scientifically formulated to meet the specific needs of endurance athletes. It contains a five-electrolyte blend including nearly twice the sodium (200 mg) and more than three times the potassium (90 mg) compared to original Gatorade Thirst Quencher. Drink Gatorade Endurance Formula to help sustain hydration, help maintian proper fluid balance and…

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Throwback Thursdays: Virginia Beach Style!

 Every Thursday we’ll look back at the most memorable moments from Virginia Beach! Share your favorite moments from the past 13 years by using #RnRThrowback!  In 2001, Deena Kastor, set the bar at the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon with a winning time of 1:10:08. As one of the founders, this was considered…

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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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Henry Rutto Wins Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach

Nearly 15,000 participants take part in half-marathon, 13.1-mile relay and 5K. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Even in the heat of battle, it can sometimes take a little while to warm up. Battling start-time temperatures in the high 70s with stifling humidity to match, 31-year-old Kenyan Henry Rutto didn’t waste any time going by countryman Julius…

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Things to Do – Virginia Beach

Verizon Wireless American Music Festival If you’re in town for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon, you are also lucky enough to attend the largest outdoor music event on the east coast. The 20th annual Verizon Wireless American Music Festival hosts more than 30 bands over a 3 day span on the Virginia…

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Virginia Beach Race Survival Guide

Below is everything you need to be prepared for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach race weekend and make it to the start line with a smile. Make sure to join us on Facebook to connect with other participants and stay up to date with the event. Competitor.com will have coverage the whole week leading…

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Runner Spotlight: Lindsay Wilson – Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Lindsay registered for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon as a birthday present to herself in order to challenge her limits. At just 9 months old Lindsey was diagnosed with Kawasaki Syndrome which inflames blood vessels throughout the body, affecting the heart in rare cases. Within months of being diagnosed she suffered three…

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Ryan Hall Headlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach

The 30-year-old is prepping for this November’s ING New York City Marathon.  Ryan Hall, the fastest American marathoner in history, will return to the oceanfront boardwalk of Virginia Beach on Sunday, September 1 at the 2013 Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon. Hall, who holds the American record in the half-marathon at 59:43, will…

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